E3 2017: Better Together Update Brings 4K And Cross-Play To Minecraft

Mojang's breakout title Minecraft is still growing and evolving.


Minecraft has made its showing at Microsoft's E3 2017 presentation, dropping two huge features that fans have been clamoring for: 4K resolution and cross-platform play.

The former feature is not too big of a surprise: we all knew the Xbox One X was coming -- although we did expect it to be called Scorpio -- and as might be expected, along with the formal reveal of Microsoft's 4K console comes new opportunities to present our favorite games in stunning 4K resolution. Enter the Minecraft Super Duper Graphics Pack, an upcoming update that promises vastly increased graphical fidelity.

Microsoft's presentation also confirmed the upcoming Better Together update, which is set to introduce a new community marketplace as well as massive new servers and cross-platform play. While this doesn't mean players from competing consoles will be able to get together on a single server, it does mean that Windows 10, Xbox, mobile, and even Minecraft VR players will be able to share their experiences together. Scope out the trailer below for more details.

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