Are Minecraft name changes on the horizon? It certainly seems so, according to Kris Jelbring of Mojang! No date was offered on the service, though a teaser image was released showing how it might work.
Before anyone asks - no, "Herobrine" is not available.
Being able to change one's name in Minecraft has been hinted at for some time now, though the logistics of how it would be handled have been a hot topic of debate. How would bans be handled? How would anyone know if another player had a new name? Then again, being able to change one's name - in the case of picking a bad one, or believing the name was temporary when buying Minecraft - has been a highly sought-after feature for some time. If you could change your name, what would it be?