E3 2017 | Minecraft Gets Servers, Crossplay, 4K, VR, & More

There have been reports that since Microsoft will own the dedicated servers for the cross-play, taking the PS4 into account matters more for Microsoft rather than Sony.

Microsoft's conference at E3 2017 was as bombastic as ever, and their announcement of the Xbox One X came with a few exciting game announcements.

Responding to Microsoft's challenge, Sony on Monday showed off rich, action-packed new PlayStation 4 video games, some for virtual reality, as it defended its crown as the top-selling new-generation console. Exposing what in many cases are children to external influences we have no ability to manage or look after, it's something we have to think about very carefully. The game developer aims to unify all different versions of the game into just one single edition. It remains to be seen just how many they are able to bring to the program, but it isn't going to be anywhere close to the almost 400 Xbox 360 games that are now available.

I feel we can always do better with everything that we do, I feel great about our relationship with Minecraft...

"It's certainly not a profound philosophical stance we have against this", said Ryan.

"We've wanted to integrate cross-platform for ages, essentially making a version of Minecraft that's consistent no matter what device you're choosing to play on".

The Minecraft team is also looking into including the PlayStation 4 as part of this shared, cross-platform ecosystem for Minecraft, but has nothing to announce regarding concrete plans at this time.

Spencer said that he would love for players across every platform to be connected, and while remaining cool-headed, seemed to to take umbrage with Sony exec Jim Ryan's comments on the safety of Minecraft players. "But I got separate info that Sony refused". "We would never put Minecraft in a place where we felt like we weren't keeping our players safe", he explained.

Ryan also went on to detail that it wasn't a done deal across the board. And fret not, any and all games or worlds that you may have created will transfer right along.

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