Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two

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Story Mode - Season Two

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Mojang Studios logo.svgMojang Studios (publisher)



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If you’re not familiar with Story Mode, it’s a sort of Choose Your Own Adventure set in the Minecraft universe, full of high drama, plucky underdogs, legendary heroes, dastardly villains, incredible peril and perky pigs. Logically enough, Season 2 follows on from Season 1, with players once again filling Jesse’s cuboid shoes, and with a host of familiar faces in tow - but new players should be able to jump right on board!

Marsh Davies[16]
Box art by Mojang Studios

Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two was an episodic point-and-click narrative-driven graphic adventure video game which is the sequel to Minecraft: Story Mode, released in July 2017 across multiple platforms, with a Nintendo Switch release on November 6, 2018.[2] The game was developed by Mojang Studios, the developer of Minecraft, in collaboration with Telltale Games. Music for the game was composed by Anadel, an atmospheric folk band based in California. The game follows the episodic format that Telltale has used for its previous titles, where player choices and actions have significant effects on later story elements.

On May 31, 2019, it was announced that Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two would no longer be supported following the closure of Telltale Games. The servers for Story Mode - Season Two were discontinued on June 25, 2019, meaning that the episodes are no longer downloadable.[17] Despite being discontinued, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions are playable on the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 respectively via backward compatibility.[18][19]


Minecraft: Story Mode is an episodic point-and-click narrative-driven graphic adventure video game similar to Telltale's previous titles such as Tales from the Borderlands. The player is able to collect items, solve puzzles, and talk to non-player characters though conversation trees to learn about the story and determine what to do next. Like other Telltale Games, decisions that the player makes have an impact on story elements in future episodes.[20] However, unlike Telltale's previous games that carry more mature or emotional overtones including the death of major characters, Story Mode is known as a family-friendly title, so the decisions are still pivotal and emotional but do not involve mature imagery or themes.[20] Elements of crafting and building, central to Minecraft, are included in the gameplay, following a similar approach.[20] The game features combat and other action sequences, carried out through both quick time events similar to Telltale's other episodic games, and more arcade-like controls, such as steering around debris on a road.[21][22] The game also mixes new characters with original themes to make an entirely original Minecraft experience.


Now that Jesse and the gang have vanquished the Wither Storm, saved the world, and become totally super famous heroes, life has gotten a bit more...complicated. With more responsibilities and less time for adventure, old friendships have started to fade -- at least until Jesse’s hand gets stuck in a creepy gauntlet that belongs to an ancient underwater temple. Together with old pals and new comrades alike, Jesse embarks on a brand new journey filled with tough choices, good times, and at least one temperamental llama.[23]


Spoiler warning
Spoiler warning! This section contains detailed information about Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two that may spoil your enjoyment of it. Read at your own risk!

Episode 1: Hero in Residence

Episode 2: Giant Consequences

Episode 3: Jailhouse Block

Episode 4: Below the Bedrock

Episode 5: Above and Beyond

Voice cast

Jesse and Friends

Other characters

Additional voices


The game is separated into five episodes, released in intervals of 1 to 2 months.

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release
1"Hero in Residence"Jonathan Stauder[28]Eric Stirpe[29]July 11, 2017[24]
2"Giant Consequences"Sean ManningMeredith AinsworthAugust 15, 2017[3]
3"Jailhouse Block"Christopher Reiser[30]Adam Esquenzai Douglas[31]September 19, 2017[4]
4"Below the Bedrock"Daniel Rosales[32][33]Nicole Martinez, Meredith Ainsworth and Doug LieblichNovember 7, 2017[5]
5"Above and Beyond"Mark Droste[32][33]Adam Miller, Meredith Ainsworth, Doug Lieblich and Nicole MartinezDecember 19, 2017[6]


Episode 1 - Hero In Residence Trailer
Episode 2 - Giant Consequences Trailer
Episode 3 - Jailhouse Block Trailer
Episode 4 - Below the Bedrock Trailer
Episode 5 - Above and Beyond Trailer


There are thirty achievements in Story Mode - Season Two (31 on PlayStation), worth 1,000 Gamerscore on Xbox and Windows (Microsoft Store).

IconAchievementIn-game descriptionGamerscoreTrophy (PS)
Achievement2SM1.pngWelcome to BeacontownComplete Chapter 1 of Episode 120GBronze
Achievement2SM2.pngThere Can Only Be OneComplete Chapter 2 of Episode 1
Achievement2SM3.pngSee a Guy about a ThingComplete Chapter 3 of Episode 1
Achievement2SM4.pngOpen SesameComplete Chapter 4 of Episode 1Silver
Achievement2SM5.pngA Gift From The DeepComplete Chapter 5 of Episode 1
Achievement2SM6.pngColossal TroubleComplete Chapter 6 of Episode 1100GGold
Achievement2SM7.jpgThe Battle for BeacontownComplete Chapter 1 of Episode 220GBronze
Achievement2SM8.jpgA Company DividedComplete Chapter 2 of Episode 2
Achievement2SM9.jpgWinter is ComingComplete Chapter 3 of Episode 2
Achievement2SM10.jpgRocked the BlocksComplete Chapter 4 of Episode 2Silver
Achievement2SM11.jpgTrials and TribulationsComplete Chapter 5 of Episode 2
Achievement2SM12.jpgUltimate ShowdownComplete Chapter 6 of Episode 2100GGold
Achievement2SM13.jpgBedrock BluesComplete Chapter 1 of Episode 320GBronze
Achievement2SM14.jpgNo Free LunchComplete Chapter 2 of Episode 3
Achievement2SM15.jpgCarry the TorchComplete Chapter 3 of Episode 3
Achievement2SM16.jpgX Marks the SpotComplete Chapter 4 of Episode 3Silver
Achievement2SM17.jpgDown and DirtyComplete Chapter 5 of Episode 3
Achievement2SM18.jpgNot-So-Great EscapeComplete Chapter 6 of Episode 3100GGold
Achievement2SM19.pngBehind and UnderneathComplete Chapter 1 of Episode 420GBronze
Achievement2SM20.pngPoetry in MotionComplete Chapter 2 of Episode 4
Achievement2SM21.pngA Friend in NeedComplete Chapter 3 of Episode 4
Achievement2SM22.pngNot What You ExpectedComplete Chapter 4 of Episode 4Silver
Achievement2SM23.pngOut of TimeComplete Chapter 5 of Episode 4
Achievement2SM24.pngTougher Than DiamondsComplete Chapter 6 of Episode 4100GGold
Achievement2SM25.pngInto the RuinsComplete Chapter 1 of Episode 520GBronze
Achievement2SM26.pngA Score to SettleComplete Chapter 2 of Episode 5
Achievement2SM27.pngA Light in the DarknessComplete Chapter 3 of Episode 5
Achievement2SM28.pngAmong EqualsComplete Chapter 4 of Episode 5Silver
Achievement2SM29.pngAscensionComplete Chapter 5 of Episode 5
Achievement2SM30.pngPoetic JusticeComplete Chapter 6 of Episode 5100GGold
Achievement2SM31.pngJesse VictoriousCompleted Minecraft Season TwoN/APlatinum

System requirements

According to this page:

Minimum versionWindows 7 SP1 (64-bit)macOS Sierra (10.12)
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz2.3 GHz Intel
Memory (RAM)3 GB or more4 GB or more
Storage space15 GB available space
Graphics driversNVIDIA GTS 450 or better with 1024 MB or more of VRAM (excluding GT)1024 MB NVIDIA or ATI graphics card
DirectX version11 or laterN/A
Sound cardDirectX 11 or laterN/A
NotesNot recommended for Intel integrated graphics.Not recommended for Intel integrated graphics. Requires Metal. For a full list of Mac computers that support Metal, please visit here.

Supported languages

According to the Steam page, the following languages are available in the game:

LanguagesInterfaceFull AudioSubtitles
European FrenchYesYesYes
European SpanishYesYesYes
European PortugueseYesYesYes
Simplified ChineseYesNoYes


Episode 1 - Hero in Residence
Episode 3 - Jailhouse Block

See also


  1. "Jesse’s adventure continues in Minecraft: #StoryMode - Season 2, premiering July 11 on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices!"@telltalegames on X (formerly Twitter), June 7, 2017
  2. abcdef"Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two"(archived) – Nintendo Switch.
  3. ab"Hey! Did you hear? The new episode of Minecraft: Story Mode Season Two, "Giant Consequences" comes out August 15!"@stirpicus on X (formerly Twitter), August 2, 2017
  4. abchttps://youtu.be/mu38opcdXFc
  5. ab"It's time to go Below the Bedrock... the next episode of @Minecraft: #StoryMode premieres November 7!"@telltalegames on X (formerly Twitter), October 26, 2017
  6. ab"We're happy to announce that @Minecraft: #StoryMode - Season Two's finale, "Above and Beyond," premieres December 19!"@telltalegames on X (formerly Twitter), December 8, 2017
  7. "Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two Gets a New Episode, a New Disc, and New Languages Today!" , September 19, 2017.
  8. ESRB rating
  9. PEGI Rating
  10. Episode 1 ACB Rating
  11. OFLC Rating
  12. Episode 2 OFLC Rating
  13. Episode 5 OFLC Rating
  14. DEJUS Rating
  15. USK Rating
  16. abc"Story Mode Season 2 trailer!" – Minecraft.net
  17. "Important Minecraft: Story Mode Information" – Minecraft.net, May 31, 2019
  18. Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two - Episode 1 | Xbox
  19. Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two - Episode 1 - PS4 Games | PlayStation
  20. abc"Giving Minecraft a story" by Andrew Webster – The Verge, August 26, 2015.
  21. "PAX 2015: Minecraft Vet, Rookie Each Play Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode" by Jared Petty and Ryan McCafferty – IGN, August 28, 2015.
  22. "Minecraft: Story Mode: A chip off the old block" by Jeffrey Matulef – Eurogamer, September 9, 2015.
  23. Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two on Steam
  24. abcdefg"Story Mode Season 2: Coming Soon" – Minecraft.net
  25. abcde"Welcome (Back) to Beacontown!" , July 6, 2017.
  26. "Two, even! @matthewmercer was the villainous Aiden in season 1, and @YuriLowenthal plays Jesse’s adorable assistant Radar in season 2!"@stirpicus on X (formerly Twitter), June 12, 2017
  27. "Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two - EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK" - Telltale Games on YouTube, June 28, 2017
  28. "What about a season director? Glad you asked!! We got freaking powerhouse @literalpumpkin!! He also directed ep 1! It's amazing!!"@stirpicus on X (formerly Twitter), June 7, 2017
  29. "I wrote the premiere, "Hero in Residence", which drops on July 11th!! Ahh!"@stirpicus on X (formerly Twitter), June 7, 2017
  30. "Ha, yeah you’re right - Chris Reiser is the director of Story Mode *Season Two* Episode 3."@stirpicus on X (formerly Twitter), June 27, 2017
  31. "Busy morning writing ep 2, now spending lunch hearing about the awesomeness @AdamWritesPlays & @stephenjmcmanus are bringing to ep 3."@stirpicus on X (formerly Twitter), June 16, 2017
  32. abhttps://medium.com/@stirpicus/mcsm-season-2-creative-team-7ba3811c7d9e