Minecraft Cross Play and 4K Update

But a premium option, the Super Duper Graphics Pack, will bring more with lighting effects like shadows and fog, new motion for some game elements like leaves, and new textures for characters. Merriam added that more players can adventure together on the Server experiences.

Instead of having to dig up an IP address, Microsoft will let server owners expose their communities directly in Minecraft itself, allowing players to apply to join at the touch of a button.

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However, Minecraft is not coming to Sony's PlayStation 4, and the company said they didn't have to announce on that now. There was no expression of the most recent offers of that gadget in Sony's most recent release, however, the organization said a week ago that the figure was more than 1 million units. Either way, it's disappointing that PlayStation VR fans won't be able to immerse themselves in Minecraft along with their friends on PC, who can use HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets. "Today we're able to confirm Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, but all of our current-gen partners - we're interested in connecting all of the Minecraft players". That said, there'll still be a "Minecraft: Java Edition", which refers to the original PC version of the game. Moving forward, every version of Minecraft will simply be known as "Minecraft", when they're part of the bedrock engine.

Eurogamer: Minecraft works cross-platform between Switch, Xbox and PC. This also means someone on Switch can play with someone on an iPhone or Xbox One, and your purchases in the game even carry over from one device to the other. We'll be launching with four servers - Lifeboat, Mineplex, InPVP, and Cubecraft - with more to follow.

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It's not clear exactly when "Minecraft" will be updated to enable cross-platform play, but it sounds like it's coming sooner than later. It announced that its incredibly popular game Minecraft will be playable online across multiple devices and multiple platforms.

The "Better Together" update indeed comes with numerous advantages.

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Eurogamer: Well, you must see that PlayStation owners are upset.

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