PlayStation Vita Edition

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PlayStation Vita Edition
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Playstation Vita PlayStation Vita

Written in


Latest version



Digital (PSN)
October 14, 2014 (NA)
October 15, 2014 (Europe)
November 11, 2014 (NA)
November 19, 2014 (Europe)
November 21, 2014 (UK and Ireland)


ESRB: Everyone (10+)
PEGI: Older (7+)
DEJUS: 10[1]


164 MB



Source available



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This edition is no longer updated.

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition was the edition of Minecraft for the handheld console PlayStation Vita in development by 4J Studios for and alongside Mojang.[2] A hidden teaser was hinted by 4J Studios on Twitter in April 2014 where you could see a PlayStation Vita displaying Minecraft in the background of the main focus of the image,[3] and a screenshot published a month later along with them confirming the edition was being developed.[4] Following the announcement, Jens Bergensten (Jeb) also added that it was based on PlayStation 3 Edition.[5]

PlayStation 3 Edition also has some level of connectivity with PlayStation Vita Edition; the game at the PlayStation Store incorporates the so-called Cross-Buy feature, which makes you get one of the two editions for free when purchasing either one of them. Saved worlds are also transferable between the consoles.[6]

PlayStation Vita Edition also uses ad hoc networking for "on the go" and online multiplayer, but instead of 8 players in one game, it supports up to 4 players.

PlayStation Vita Edition became available for purchase on the PlayStation Network on October 14 in North America and on October 15 in Europe.[7] It had a retail release in stores on November 11 (North America),[8] November 19 (Europe) and November 21 (United Kingdom and Ireland).[9]

PlayStation Vita Edition's final feature update is the Update Aquatic.[10]



Cross compatibility with PS3[edit]

Through Sony's "Cross Buy" initiative, owners of PlayStation 3 Edition are able to download PlayStation Vita Edition at no additional cost. Since the PS Vita Edition is based on the PS3 Edition, saves on PS3 Edition are compatible with PS Vita Edition and vice versa.

This does not apply to PlayStation 4 Edition. It is possible to do a one-way save transfer from PS3 to PS4. However, since February 25, 2016, there is no longer a discount on PS4 Edition for owners of PS3 Edition.


  • As production of PlayStation Vita cartridges have been discontinued[11], the only way to purchase the PlayStation Vita Edition is to buy the game digitally through the PlayStation Vita Store. Another option is to order a physical copy from resellers from websites like Ebay and Amazon, but buying a digital copy may be more viable.
  • This edition of Minecraft was very popular in Japan, there was even a bundle with a Minecraft-themed Playstation Vita console, along with a downloadable Minecraft voucher, and a Minecraft-themed carrying case for the Vita.