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The Minecraft Starter Collection drops 13 Dec; includes cross-play capability

By Kenneth Ang - on 13 Dec 2019, 9:55pm

The Minecraft Starter Collection drops 13 Dec; includes cross-play capability

Welcome, traveller...to a land of boundless creativity and infinite potential.

Here you'll find that almost everything comes in blocks, your fists can punch through wood and most important of all - wait, where did he run off to? Oh...that's just fantastic, he dug directly downwards and fell into a pool of lava. Wow.

Rookie mistakes aside, the new Minecraft Starter Collection is set to drop today (13 December) at an SRP of S$41.90. Of course, there's more to it than just a name change.

Nope; this edition introduces the long-awaited cross-play compatibility for all our friends on the PS4, so everyone can party up and do whatever it is you find fun in Minecraft. Take down Ender Dragons, stare directly at Endermen or cozy up to a creeper - you can finally pull all of those off together regardless of whether you're playing on PC, Xbox One or PS4.

However, here's the cool bit. For veteran Minecrafters who've already farmed out your full Diamond Block house on PS4, you'll be getting the cross-play update for free.

Apart from a copy of the game, here's what else the Minecraft Starter Collection contains:

·       700 PS4™ Tokens

·       Minecraft Skin Pack 1

·       Greek Mythology Mash-up

·       Minecraft City Texture Pack

·       LittleBigPlanet™ Mashup Pack

Tasty stuff - like that Cooked Porkchop I'll be having later. Anyway, do take note that only the digital version is currently available; the disc version of the Starter Edition is still on its way and will only arrive on 16th December. 

With that said, best of luck, fellow Minecrafters, and may your journey be blessed with diamonds aplenty.