Minecraft Cross-Play to Be Allowed on Consoles, PC, VR, and Mobile

Minecraft Super duper graphics pack

Minecraft Super duper graphics pack

Minecraft continues to be a dominant force in Microsoft's video game lineup, pioneering cross-platform play like no other.

Eurogamer: Minecraft works cross-platform between Switch, Xbox and PC.

Four servers will be available to start: Lifeboat, InPvP, Mineplex and CubeCraft. You can also play in a no-threat creative mode that lets you build everything from fanciful floating castles to working electronic devices powered by Minecraft's "redstone" circuitry.

Rocket League already counted itself among one of the few games that allowed cross-platform play between PC and a console.

Back to the stuff that's actually going to make playing the game better and the big change is cross-platform play, meaning you can play Minecraft with friends regardless of the device they are playing on.

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Meanwhile, the Mojang team confirmed plans to bring all versions of the game to parity, and it will do by connecting those various games-including many not on Microsoft platforms-via the Xbox Live service.

When I asked Microsoft about why PS4 wasn't included, a company spokesperson made it sound like that was up to Sony.

This fall, players will be able to explore endless worlds, rendered in 4K HDR resolution, via another upcoming update. CNET says the update was named this way because it will be the one that would bring the relatively isolated versions of the game toward the more prominent version.

That means that although there are several options for players to immerse themselves in a virtual reality (VR) Minecraft experience, PlayStation VR will be the version that restricts multiplayer to only other PlayStation players. This new Super Duper Graphics Pack will come with free 4K support and dynamic shadows, lighting that streams through fog, movement in leaves and grass, etc. While they won't be getting access to the "Bedrock" version, they will remain separate but will be grouped under the umbrella term "Minecraft Java Edition". We have a contract with the people who go online with us, that we look after them and they are within the PlayStation curated universe.

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