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PlayStation 4 version of Minecraft will not support upcoming crossplay update

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 14:32 GMT
PlayStation 4 version of Minecraft will not support upcoming crossplay update
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 14:32 GMT

The PlayStation 4 version of Minecraft will not be getting the upcoming crossplay update that allows players to play together even if they don't have the same console.


The 4K graphics and crossplay update was announced during Microsoft's E3 2017 press conference earlier today and was said to allow players to play together on any device if they played the game on designated "massive" multiplayer servers.

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According to rumors, Sony did not allow the game to support crossplay multiplayer functionality. The company has yet to officially comment on the matter.

Whether the 4K graphics update will still be making its way to the PlayStation 4 version of the game is still unknown.

The Minecraft crossplay update will be coming to PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS and several virtual reality devices.
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