PlayStation 4 Edition

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PlayStation 4 Edition
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Author(s)

Mojang logo.svg Mojang AB
4J.png 4J Studios

Platform(s)

PlayStation 4 PlayStation 4

Written in

C++

Latest version

1.95

Released

Digital – PSN
September 5, 2014
Retail Disc – BluRay
October 3, 2014

Rating(s)

ESRB: E10+
PEGI: 7+
ACB: PG
DEJUS: L (Livre)[1]
USK: 6
GSRR: PG12 (12+)[2]
GSRR: P (6+) [3]
CERO: B (12+)[4]
GRB: 12+ (2016)[5]
GRB: 12 (2014)[6]

Size

225 MB

License

Proprietary

Source available

N/A

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This page describes an edition of the game that has been officially discontinued.
This edition is no longer updated or available for download and has been replaced with Bedrock Edition.

Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (also known as Minecraft: PS4 Edition) was the PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft being developed by 4J Studios for Mojang.[7]

Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition was announced at Sony's exhibit at Gamescom 2013.[8] Like almost all other games that are released on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Edition can be played on the PlayStation Vita through Remote Play. It was released on September 4, 2014.

When Bedrock Edition was released on December 10, 2019[9][10], PlayStation 4 Edition was made unavailable for digital purchase on the PlayStation Store, but DLC is still available. Buying a retail version of the game is still possible. Bedrock Edition is a free download for all owners of PlayStation 4 Edition. PlayStation 4 Edition is a separate game from Bedrock Edition and is still playable for anyone who owns it by selecting the "Editions" button on the title screen of Bedrock Edition. DLC for PlayStation 4 Edition can still be purchased, and most of it will carry over to Bedrock Edition. When selecting a world in Bedrock Edition, any world from PlayStation 4 Edition can be imported.

Compared to PlayStation 3 Edition, PlayStation 4 Edition included larger world sizes up to 5120×5120 blocks (36 times larger), 18 chunk render distance, amplified worlds, and enhancements offered by the PlayStation 4. Despite it being very similar to Bedrock Edition, PlayStation 4 Edition still has all of the Legacy Console Edition exclusive features, with the most notable being the built-in mini games. Because of licensing restrictions, some of PlayStation 4 Edition DLC is unavailable in Bedrock Edition, and some of it is not on the Marketplace and can only be obtained if it was bought for PlayStation 4 Edition.

For PlayStation 3 Edition players who wish to transfer worlds, it is preferable to buy PlayStation 4 Edition instead of buying the new Bedrock Edition. With no current method of transferring worlds directly from PlayStation 3 Edition to Bedrock Edition for PlayStation 4, the only way is to import the PlayStation 3 world in PlayStation 4 Edition and then import the PlayStation 4 world to Bedrock Edition.

Controls[edit]

In default settings, the controls are always displayed on the HUD. The controls for PlayStation 4 Edition are similar to PlayStation 3 Edition.

Gameplay[edit]

The game is similar to PlayStation 3 Edition, but supports the enhancements offered by the PlayStation 4 (increased view distance, Small, Medium and Large worlds and DualShock 4 touchpad support). Worlds made on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita editions can also be transferred onto this edition. This allows players to expand the world size of a classic sized world (one map).

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