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‘Minecraft: PS3 Edition’ and ‘Minecraft: PS4 Edition’ differences revealed

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Owen Hill has provided some details in regards to the upcoming “Minecraft: PS4 Edition.” According to a report from Playstation Lifestyle on Dec. 19, the representative from Mojang was asked if the recently-released “Minecraft: PS3 Edition” would support cross-platform play with the PS4 port.

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He responded by saying that the feature is unlikely as the two video games will be different, adding that the world sizes won’t be the same on the next-generation version when compared to the current-generation iteration. You can find some screenshots from “Minecraft: PS3 Edition” and “Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition” in the slideshow to the left of this article. The comment from Owen Hill is located below:

They will be different games, with different world sizes so this is unlikely, sorry.

The representative from Mojang was also asked about the possibility of cross-buy for “Minecraft” on Playstation platforms. This purchasing method allows players to purchase the same game on multiple platforms at one price. Owen Hill replied by saying that a decision has not yet been made. You can find his statement below:

We don’t know about Cross Buy etc. yet, sorry.

“Minecraft: PS3 Edition” was made available through the Playstation Store on Dec. 17 while “Minecraft: PS4 Edition” currently does not have an official release date. The two ports are based off of “Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition.” 4J Studios handled the development of the console versions of “Minecraft” with additional support from Mojang, the studio responsible for the original PC video game.


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