Minecraft cross-play has finally come to PlayStation 4. The final holdout on the block-builder’s platform-agnostic ambitions, Sony has finally agreed to no matter phrases it wanted to. Minecraft: Bedrock Edition is now on PS4, which implies that PC, Xbox One, Switch, cellular, and PlayStation Four followers can all play collectively like the nice massive comfortable household they’re.
Now that Minecraft: Bedrock Edition is on PS4 – as a free replace in case you already personal the sport – the multi-platform launch now shares unified code throughout each model. That means cross-play now works throughout the whole lot, however it additionally means PS4 will get updates concurrently different platforms, in addition to the Minecraft Marketplace and its choice collection of worlds, skins, and minigames.
PC’s Java Edition of Minecraft continues to be a separate model that can solely join with different Java Edition gamers throughout Windows, MacOS, and Linux. If you wish to play with your console friends, you’ll nonetheless want Bedrock Edition, which is at the moment solely accessible on Windows 10 by way of the Microsoft Store.
Check out a trailer for our pleasant multi-platform future under.
Despite loads of cross-play improvement on titles starting from Fortnite to Rocket League, cross-play continues to be not a assure, and PS4 has usually been the final platform to undertake the characteristic. Here’s hoping we’re on the verge of a extra open future for multi-platform multiplayer video games.