May 12, 2016 09:43 AM EDT

Nintendo NX News: EA And 'Minecraft' Developer Creating Games For Console?

Recent Nintendo NX news revealed that EA may develop a game for the highly-anticipated console. The developers of "Minecraft" have also hinted on their interest with the NX.

VideoGamer.com reported that EA will develop Nintendo NX games if it seems right to them. The studio's executive vice president Patrick Soderlund confirmed the possibility that EA titles will be created for the console.

"I personally and the company are huge fans of Nintendo, they're the reason why I started making games," Soderlund told BBC. "We're in constant communication with them and when they come to market something - and if it makes sense for us - we'll be there."

EA game "Battlefield" will be published for PS4, Xbox One and PC. It is slated for an October release, going head-to-head with "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare."

Previously, former EA CEO John Riccitiello has also vowed to have an "unprecedented partnership" with Nintendo for the Wii U. However, support was pulled shortly after launch. "Mass Effect 3," "Need for Speed: Most Wanted" and "FIFA 13" were some of the games released for the Wii U.

The Nintendo NX release date is slated for Mar. 2017. It has also been revealed that the console will not make an appearance at E3 2016.

According to Gaming Bolt, "Minecraft" developer Mojang may be planning to release a game for the Nintendo NX as well. Its business developer Patrick Geuder seemed to be expecting dev kits for the upcoming console soon.

"Today, the day we finally get to know what Nintendo NX is!" he tweeted earlier this week. "No NX news :-/ Guess next opportunity is E3," he wrote in another tweet.

Although the console may not be at E3 2016, there's a chance that developers may receive their dev kits by then. Hopefully, more Nintendo NX news will be revealed next month as well.

It was reported that the Nintendo NX may come with "an eye-catching exclusive title." The device may also have AR support.

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