Minecraft coming to PlayStation 4, PS3, and Vita
posted on 08.20.13 at 02:24 PM EDT by (@salromano)
Hit indie game set for debut on Sony consoles.

Minecraft is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita, Sony announced during its Gamescom press conference.

Game creator Markus “Notch” Persson confirmed the news in a tweet shortly after the announcement. ‘Minecraft plus Sony is truth.’

Minecraft will be a launch title on PlayStation 4.

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  • http://www.hush404.com hush404

    Man, lots of announcements.

  • Elvick

    Was hoping this would come to PS Vita, but I’m glad it’s finally coming to something PlayStation.

    • jujubee88

      I’d rather play this game at home anyways. Which I can do with any PS4 game thanks to remote-play. ^^

      edit: Oops! Nevermind! It’s coming (naively) to VITA and PS3 as well as PS4.

      • http://www.psvitadirect.com/ Kurisu Makise

        W-what!? Is this real life =O It’s coming natively to Vita and PS3 too?! Ugh, can’t believe I missed the ending…

        • DesmaX

          It wasn’t said at the convention. The creator said it on his Twitter page

          • jujubee88

            Indeed!

          • http://www.psvitadirect.com/ Kurisu Makise

            Ah, thanks. I’m just watching the last part now as well. I’m pretty happy it’s making it to Vita, feels like I’ve been waiting for this announcement for awhile.

  • DesmaX
  • kuusou yume

    Crossbuy?

    • jujubee88

      If they made a deal with Sony, and Sony really want to push the thing I’d imagine yes

      edit: But Notch and Sony haven’t really said anything beyond that it’s coming to PS3/PS4/VITA (as of me writing this comment).

      • kuusou yume

        Yeah, I hope so, but I think Minecraft is too huge to even need to make it an incentive

        • jujubee88

          It would make Sony money, but if you do a cross-buy incentive it would just lead more people to other Playstation platforms and I think that’s a good risk.

          When you think about it, if you just have a PS3 for Minecraft you might be more inclined to get a VITA if you’ve already got the free version for download. You know, so you can play it on the go.

  • Elvick

    Yay, glad it’s coming to PS3 and Vita too. Wonder if it’ll hit retail for PS systems too.

    That’d certainly help sell some Vitas. (a Vita bundle of Minecraft and something else, LBP maybe?) would probably sell really well. Especially with dat price drop.

    • miyamoto

      Yup good thinking there mate. I am sure Sony is thinking the same thing too.

  • Bryce Blalex Douglas

    I coulda sworn at E3 Microsoft said they were the only place to find Minecraft on a console. Guess that’s one exclusive they just lost. Makes you wonder how many more they will lose.

    • Zackasaur

      PvZ Garden Warfare is already confirmed as timed, and devs have commented on the likelihood of Titanfall heading to PlayStation later (mind you, it’s already on PC as well).

    • http://enria.org/ Jahla Din

      Microsoft says a lot of things.

  • OverlordZetta

    Can this be played offline?

    I know nothing about it except a lot of people love it and since its coming to Vita I might finally check it out.

    • http://gematsu.com/ Sal Romano

      Yeah, you don’t need to be online.

  • miyamoto

    Yeah Baby!!!

    PS Vita is gonna SkyRocket!

  • Ritsujun

    Shame on 3DSinker. GZDSXDDT.

  • sherimae1324

    very nice news indeed ^_^

  • artemisthemp

    I really hope Minecraft for PS4 will support Mods