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PlayStation not on board with cross-play Minecraft

Better Together marks the start of Minecraft's partnership with certain vetted server providers - including popular ones like Lifeboat, InPvP, Mineplex and CubeCraft - so that players will be able to log in from any device through a simple menu interface within the game itself.

There's even more coming to the update, thanks to the unification of editions. As with Microsoft's addition recently of Microsoft's marketplace to buy assets like character skins and downloadable minigames, though, Microsoft plans to expand beyond the limited number of launch-time partners, Orrson said.

Even better, if you have DLC on one platform, that will cross over to others, so you get that content on all your devices. Cross-platform play is definitely the headline - it's bigger than two consoles, as you'll see in a moment - but there are actually lots of elements at play here. They don not yet have any updates on Sony but the definitive goal is to bring all Minecraft players together, which is their main principle.

In an attempt to unify the Minecraft brand across multiple platforms, Microsoft announced today at the E3 2017 conference that the game would receive a major "better together update" that would make it available for cross-play across several device types.

These servers can host thousands of players at a time for massive multiplayer games in real time. This means that those playing on the Xbox One and Switch will no longer be constrained to about 3 miles of space in every direction. Since the launch of PlayStation 4, Sony's console has outpaced Xbox One in sales, selling almost double the amount and outpacing any previous system sales to date.

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Microsoft's desire for convergence has its limits, though. The original PC version of the game procedurally generates a world without borders, but all of the console releases to date feature constrained play spaces.

"We can't speak for Sony". The update will also add 4K support.

This overcomes the technical hurdles to completely cross-platform games, creating the first platform to unite all players over one system.

However, advanced effects will require a new "Super Duper Graphics Pack", which will bring out features like dynamic shadows, lighting that streams through the fog, movement in leaves and grass, new textures for mobs and villagers, directional lighting, edge highlighting and more.

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