FriendsForMinecraft Announces Launch of Public Beta

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Companion App To The Blockbuster Minecraft Game Now Available In The App Store Enables Players To Find Friends, Share Photos And Take Their Minecraft Passion To New Levels


“Friends For Minecraft is like a dash of Twitter, a sprinkle of Facebook and a pinch of Foursquare, but all for Minecraft...”

FriendsForMinecraft, a new app that enhances the gaming experience, launched in public beta today.

Minecraft, the creative and addictive game in which players construct and survive in 3D worlds of blocks, has sold more than 8 million copies and has grown a highly dedicated community around the game. Now with FriendsForMinecraft, players can expand their experience with one-of-a-kind features including:

-Find real-world friends within the game and see which servers they are using
-Share Minecraft screenshots with friends
-Identify the best servers to play on
-Send messages to friends no matter where they are within the game
-Vote for the best servers, worlds and images

“Friends For Minecraft is like a dash of Twitter, a sprinkle of Facebook and a pinch of Foursquare, but all for Minecraft,” said Travis McElfresh, the app creator and founder of WildSheep Software. “If you love Minecraft, FriendsForMinecraft is a must have.”

‪According to the revered Minecraft celebrity known as "SethBling," who has nearly 70 million YouTube views on SethBling’s Minecraft Channel, "FriendsForMinecraft adds some significant social features to Minecraft. I am excited to see this extension that embraces the community and enhances gameplay."‬

FriendsForMinecraft is available today in the Apple App Store and offers both a free version and an ad-free premium version for $4.99. Also available is a free PC/Mac client add-on downloadable at

Learn more and download the app at

About WildSheep Software, LLC
Travis McElfresh is the founder of WildSheep Software LLC, an incubator created to make life better with smart and fun software solutions in gaming, education and health. Most recently, Travis enhanced his sons’ gaming experiences with FriendsForMineCraft ( and helped his dad manage a critical medication schedule with DoseWatcher ( Travis is a technology veteran having worked with talented teams at Xbox and He’s an avid gamer, entrepreneur and kayaker. WildSheep is named for his favorite whitewater rapids in Hells Canyon, Snake River, Idaho.

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