The story is set within a world inspired by Minecraft. The main character, Jesse, sets out on an adventure with his/her friends to find the Order of the Stone, four other adventurers who slew an Ender Dragon, in order to save their world.
Minecraft: Story Mode follows the traditional Telltale model of interactive storytelling mixed in with player choices. Like the other Telltale games, players converse with NPCs to find information that can move the story forward. Players must also locate items that can help them solve the puzzles of the game. Certain puzzles also require Minecraft-style crafting, placing items on a 3x3 grid, in order to progress. In a first for Telltale, players are able to customize how Jesse looks in the game, including the character's gender.
Episode 1: The Order of the Stone (October 13, 2015)
Jesse and his/her Minecraft friends seek out the Order of the Stone after a monster ravages the annual "Endercon" gathering.
Episode 2: Assembly Required (October 27, 2015)
Jesse and Axel or Olivia must seek out the remaining members of the Order of the Stone before time runs out.
Episode 3: The Last Place You Look (TBA 2015)
Jesse and his/her friends find a way out of Ivor's dark tomb before the witherstorm destroys the entire world.
Episode 4: A Block and a Hard Place (TBA 2016)
Episode 5: Order Up! (TBA 2016)