Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Minecraft Cross-Platform Play Comes To Nintendo Switch In June

Minecraft Cross-Platform Play Between Nintendo Switch and Xbox Begins in June Here's when you can play Minecraft “Better Together” on Nintendo Switch
Herman Weaver | 11 May, 2018, 22:36

The day for the update's release on Nintendo Switch is fast approaching. "We've worked closely with Nintendo to bring an unbelievable experience to the Nintendo Switch system's dynamic and rapidly-growing ecosystem and couldn't be more excited to deliver what Minecraft players have been asking for".

The Bedrock version of Minecraft will launch June 21 for the Nintendo Switch system, both digitally on Nintendo eShop and as a physical release at retail. Continuing that "Minecraft everywhere" spirit, the Nintendo Switch Edition of Minecraft will finally get its "Better Together" cross-play feature in the Bedrock update schedule for next month.

This all means that Nintendo Switch gamers will now be able to enjoy cross-play with other Minecraft players on Xbox One, Windows 10, Android, iOS, and VR Platforms.

It's out with the old and in with the new for Minecraft on Nintendo Switch.

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The Bedrock edition for Switch will contain all previously included content, such as the exclusive Super Mario Mash-Up Pack.

A new in-game store in this version of Minecraft called the Minecraft Marketplace will let players obtain community-created content like skins, worlds and textures for their Minecraft World using MINECOINS, a new virtual in-game currency. Xbox Live achievements will be enabled on the Nintendo Switch version. Players will also gain access to new mini-games and game modes through online community-run servers.

Minecraft is available for Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices.

Did you ever pick up Minecraft for a Nintendo platform?

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