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Submitted by get2sammyb 655d ago | news

What's Happened to the PS4 Version of Minecraft?

Push Square: "Sony announced all the way back at GamesCom that Minecraft would deploy on the PlayStation 4 within the system’s launch window, but that’s looking somewhat unlikely at this point in time. 4J Studios, the British-based developer responsible for porting the release, has confirmed that it’s currently starting to test the PlayStation 3 version of the indie smash hit, with other platforms to follow later." (Minecraft, PS4)

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sincitysir1  +   655d ago
I woul like to know
Aleithian  +   655d ago
Agreed. They said Day 1. It's all being done by the same studio that did the 360 version. Wonder if they've got to keep quiet due to a contract with MS, cause we haven't heard much about the PS3 version either.
GirlOnFire  +   655d ago
or Vita version. :'(
andrewsqual  +   655d ago
Thank god. The market of people that this would affect (parents) simply do not have the console preordered and won't be getting one until at least February at the earliest now.
I feel relived for retail workers worldwide :) It won't stop the onslaught of clueless parents looking for PS4s in December time but it will lessen it.
Aleithian  +   655d ago
February?
otherZinc  +   655d ago
Maybe it needs some ESRAM?
Queasy  +   655d ago
I think it's pretty simple to deduce.
1) As a developer/publisher, you want to get the game out on the system with the most users. That would be the PS3.

2) The PS4 and Xbox One versions are supposed to support bigger worlds, more players in multiplayer, etc whereas the PS3 and PS Vita versions will pretty much be identical to the Xbox 360 edition.

3) 4J Studios is a relatively small studio so I was surprised when it was announced they would be supporting five console platforms for the game. I'm also not surprised by this delay.
kreate  +   655d ago
I really don't care about minecraft.

but I saw a 10 year old boy come into gamestop asking for minecraft so I guess some people do want to play it.

for those people, I hope it comes out on all the platforms.
g-nome  +   655d ago
Minewhat??
gigoran  +   655d ago
It was all retro and like Legos, but, then a bunch of kids online called me a griefer and kicked me.
PersonMan  +   655d ago
Nobody cares.
BABY-JEDI  +   655d ago
It's a bit blocky for next gen IMO
; P
badz149  +   655d ago
and there's no amount of AA that can eliminate all those blocks! LOL
WeAreLegion  +   655d ago
Crap. I wanted to get this at launch.
SuperBlur  +   655d ago
Noooo ! i was looking forward to it . oh well , with bestbuy/futureshop trade any for ps3/360 version of AC4/BF4/CODG , the 30$ i was saving for minecraft will go towards upgrading bf4/ac4 to next-gen :)
FAT MAN GO BOOM  +   655d ago
Damn the Nov 6th Launch list does not have this listed Now... piss me off.. the October list it was still on there....

here are the Updated NOV 6th: PS4 Launch lIst

As of today, players will have access to the following 23 games on launch day:

Angry Birds Star Wars, Activision
Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, Ubisoft
Battlefield 4, Electronic Arts
Blacklight Retribution, Zombie Studios
Call of Duty: Ghosts, Activison
Contrast, Compulsion Games
DC Universe Online, Sony Online Entertainment
FIFA 14, EA Sports
Flower, Sony Computer Entertainment WorldWide Studios
Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Just Dance 2014, Ubisoft
Killzone: Shadow Fall, Sony Computer Entertainment WorldWide Studios
Knack, Sony Computer Entertainment WorldWide Studios
Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Madden NFL 25, EA Sports
NBA 2K14, 2K Sports
Need For Speed: Rivals, Electronic Arts
Resogun, Sony Computer Entertainment WorldWide Studios
Skylanders SWAP Force, Activision
Sound Shapes, Sony Computer Entertainment WorldWide Studios
Super Motherload, XGen Studios
Trine 2: The Complete Story, Frozenbyte
Warframe, Digital Extremes
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_FantasmA_  +   655d ago
LOL nobody really noticed this until now. I mean, not hate on this gorgeous looking game, but Minecraft just looks puny compared to Killzone and the other big games. I wish Minecraft could tone down the graphics, because its making Killzone and NBA2K14 look bad.
Saints94  +   655d ago
Rather play it on my PC. At least they let us use mods for endless amount of fun. After trying it on Xbox, I can say it is very underwhelming if you played PC first.

It can be a little late.
jjb1981  +   655d ago
Maybe they're BLOCKING Sony from sharing any news. 8)
xX-StolenSoul-Xx  +   655d ago
Punny
lawlesdweller  +   655d ago
Move on nothing to see!
NeoTribe  +   655d ago
Who cares. You can play that trash on a calculater. Next gen has more important things going on.
InTheLab  +   655d ago
I still don't get Minecraft or the hype surrounding it...
HugoDrax  +   655d ago
HAHAHAHA! I don't get Minecraft either, but every kid I know does.

Source:
South Park Episode : Informative Murder Porn ( fast forward to 7:45 mark )

http://youtu.be/w7YjMW5C-uI

"how do you tame a horse in Minecraft?" Hahahahahaha! So
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ElementX  +   655d ago
Minecraft on PC is the best with a mouse to control. You can also download a ton of free mods and texture packs. I'm partial to BDCraft :)
ninjagoat  +   655d ago
Good things come to those that wait ;). Thats what i say in the mean time I'll play it on my PC and enjoy all the rest off my PS4 games. Atm I'm on a massive build on feed the Beast.
ErryK  +   655d ago
Stupid, but I'm still getting it. Doesn't mean I'm not disappointed though.

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