Minecraft and Rocket League Cross Platform Play Will Not Work with PS4

That may sound like no big deal, but it's actually a huge deal in terms of the big picture: It means the the tens of millions of people playing "Minecraft" on all platforms - a bunch of competing platforms, mind you - will all play together going forward.

Minecraft creator Mojang today took the stage during the Xbox One X E3 2017 briefing to announce a major new update to the game called the "Better Together Update".

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With the update, "Minecraft" players who are using Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch will have access to the "Bedrock" version.

The Nintendo Switch was confirmed as one of the consoles, but there was nothing on the PS4.

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Minecraft has distributed different iterations of itself across many players, including a Java-based version, a computers-only club version, the more versatile C++ version which works across different platforms, and all the console versions of the game. Weirdly enough, the game's jagged edges and blocky structures look attractive in 4K, as is evidenced by several spots in the trailer revealed at the E3 press conference. So, too, are the original versions for Mac and Windows, built with the Java programming language.

On top of cross-play, console players will now be able to experience 4K graphics in Minecraft for the first time.

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"We can't speak for Sony", Minecraft communications boss Aubrey Norris told GamesBeat. Well, Microsoft is introducing a new Super Duper Graphics Pack for Minecraft that will completely change how Minecraft looks and that should make Minecraft look gorgeous on the Xbox One S in native 4K. Update, June 12 at 11:45 a.m.: Adds details about graphics changes coming to Minecraft in the fall.

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