Minecraft Hits PS4, Vita, Xbox one In August
The Xbox One, PS4 and Vita versions of Minecraft will be available in August for $20, Mojang announced today. On Xbox One and PS4, the game will cost $5 for players who already own Minecraft on Xbox 360 or PS3. Cross-Buy games are available on Vita. This means that If you already have Minecraft for PS3 you can purchase it on Vita. All PS3 DLC can be played in the Vita edition, however not all skins and texture packs can be played on PS4 and Xbox One versions due to licensing agreements.
Minecraft: Xbox One and PS4 editions offer larger worlds than current-gen versions, and both allow users to import saved data from Xbox 360 and PS3 + Vita games, respectively. Minecraft server list However, saves cannot be transferred from next-gen systems to current-gen systems.
Mojang states that there are technical reasons why this is so. "We can expand the world without stress however, shrinking them creates various problems."
The upgrade program for $5 will be available for at least one year following the launch in August. [Image: Mojang]