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Minecraft: Playstation 3 Edition Out Today

Owen Hill's Avatar Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 // Mojang

Hello fans of video games! Christmas has come early!

Minecraft: Playstation 3 Edition is out today on PlayStation Store! It costs $19.99 and weighs in at a 103 MB (including a handy patch that’ll download when you first launch the game).

Minecraft: Playstation 3 Edition comes packed with cool stuff: split-screen support for up to four players, online multiplayer for up to eight, Creative mode, Survival mode, and a bundle of Trophies. It’s super fun. If you don’t believe me, get the trial and decide for yourself.

Watch the trailer above to see some pretty footage of Minecraft: Playstation 3 Edition, or stop reading this and start the download!

Merry Christmas, everyone!

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+ modernwarkiller2 on December 21st, 2013 at 7:07 am said:

Can someone tell me why I can’t get the version 1.02 I have ps plus and it didn’t update it still says version 1.01


+ modernwarkiller2 on December 21st, 2013 at 10:28 am said:

What the heck I have online game mode on and it is telling me that network error dos anyone else have that issue or am I the only one please tell me ?


+ campingsnipe on December 21st, 2013 at 3:33 pm said:

There are some mistakes on the PS3 version. Sometimes the mic doesnt work or split screen doesnt seem to start. For your mic to work try different people hosting a lobby, and for splitscreen start your game then have your second controller join in.


+ drbinz on December 22nd, 2013 at 3:05 am said:

My kids have their own minecraft.net accounts and we have just bought it for our ps3. It runs great, but we are having trouble understaning how the controllers map to each player’s ‘stuff’. At present first controller to login gets first player’s stuff and second controller gets second players stuff. If we quit the game, and then the second player loads the world again in single player mode, they get first players stuff. This is very annoying for second player! How can a player login with a unique id (so as to pick up their own stuff) without their own psn account? They have created their own user names on the ps3 but minecraft seems to to only recognize psn account holders, and they are too young to have psn accounts.
Anyone got any ideas?


+ jordyzetina on December 22nd, 2013 at 10:16 am said:

how do you play split screen… im a noob at minecraft.


+ bc3137 on December 22nd, 2013 at 2:49 pm said:

I love this game! But, is it only available for The PlayStation Store, or is it also coming on a game-disc?
Anyway, great work Mojang for bringing my favorite game to PS3! :D


+ killerzombeeboy on December 22nd, 2013 at 6:07 pm said:

who wants to play 2 vs2 or 3vs3 or 4vs4 on minecraft add killerzombeeboy i am amazing at MC please add killerzombeeboy


+ MattDoesGames on December 23rd, 2013 at 4:15 am said:

Can anyone tell me about Asia @Owen Hill


+ danaimee2002 on December 23rd, 2013 at 2:13 pm said:

Hi, have just downloaded minecraft on ps3 for my kids. How can they both play the game together on the same system in multiplayer?


+ GOIN_BARDOWN on December 23rd, 2013 at 4:08 pm said:

can you play things like hunger games and sky wars on the ps3 version please reply


+ HeyWassupMyESE on December 23rd, 2013 at 8:12 pm said:

Hey yo add me if wanna play minecraft for fun i wanna start new minecraft series on my youtube.com/WassupeEseWOLF channel after January 10 it’s all planned and the more people we get the better our world can be and i hope alot of people join some of my friends are gonna play with me so add me if u wanna play some MineCraft. Be sure to take your VITAMIN D. LAWL


+ HeyWassupMyESE on December 23rd, 2013 at 8:14 pm said:

Connect another controller and press start to play split screen


+ xXSilentBloodzXx on December 23rd, 2013 at 8:53 pm said:

If you want to play minecraft with me, like online and crrate worlds add me on psn
xXSilentBloodzXx. I also have a mic.


+ Costeno123 on December 24th, 2013 at 10:11 am said:

How do I play couch co-op?


+ nickscream on December 24th, 2013 at 1:22 pm said:

Who handles the updates, Mojang of 4J and is there a release of patch notes and/or an update schedule for the PS3 edition?


+ monkmonk_1230 on December 25th, 2013 at 2:25 pm said:

I can’t wait to get this! I have been waiting!!(:


+ Zumoariku on December 26th, 2013 at 6:04 am said:

I want to say that im really thankfull to get to play for the first time minecraft. I do only have one question to make about to make. When im at the game menu theres 2 squares that only appears my levels and another that appears “Join Game” but it seems to be empty always. How can i play with other players. Can i only play with friends from my list or is the multiplayer system bugged? Its fun to play along with my brother but i really would like see levels from other creators.

By the way, if anyone want to add me for future playing be my guest. Just add minecraft to the message me and we`ll see how things will get along :]


+ Zumoariku on December 26th, 2013 at 6:04 am said:

question about the game*


+ IlllIIllIIlllIll on December 26th, 2013 at 7:57 pm said:

Does it have unlimited world generation like the PC version? Or is it like the PE version?


+ SerpicoCopKiller on December 28th, 2013 at 4:16 am said:

Hi I’m wondering something i sold my ps3 for the ps4 and cant play the ps3 version with my friends will i be able to play from ps4 with ps3 friends like dc universe thank you have a good day.


+ CadeLembeck on December 28th, 2013 at 10:29 am said:

Omg i love minecraft. I am going to get it for my ps3. oh yeah is there any possibility of it coming out on psvita?


+ SP33D_0F_L16HT on December 29th, 2013 at 2:55 pm said:

I got Minecraft and I love it but I get network errors every time I try to load up my online world and get the host exited the game when they really didn’t.



+ kitkat124977 on December 30th, 2013 at 4:16 pm said:

I was wondering when will you be able to create your own skin? I don’t like only being able to choose from so many :/ I already have mine picked and everything!


+ corvette_lover14 on December 31st, 2013 at 10:56 am said:

So I was playing, needed XP went to the nether to mine quartz, but I found none… AT ALL… no quartz… and what’s nuttier, it spawned me right next to the temple… can anyone explain what’s with the quartz thing?


+ Hotwire0135 on January 1st, 2014 at 11:02 am said:

is the PS Vita edition of Minecraft going to be similar to the Pocket Edition version or closer to the console version?


+ Hotwire0135 on January 1st, 2014 at 11:07 am said:

I have a old television and I can’t play slept screen but when I played Minecraft on my Newer smart television I can play split screen. Why can’t It be done on my older T.V.?


+ Hotwire0135 on January 1st, 2014 at 11:13 am said:

When is update 1.03 coming and the new skins+ texture packs.


+ virginiathrasher on January 1st, 2014 at 6:07 pm said:

HOLY CRAP! I was just skimming through the web to try and find how to get a different skin for minecraft pe, WHEN ALL OF THE SUDDEN, I found stuff talking about the PS3 edition. I HAD NO IDEA IT CAME OUT A WEEK AGO! MY EYES FELL OUT MY HEAD AND ROLLED ACROSS THE FLOOR! (Not really.) IM GOING TO EARN MY ALLOWANCE UP AND BUY THIS GAME! (If it’s available on a disk at GameStop, that would be a plus, and I would appreaciate it, a lot.) But until then, I’ll have to play the demo. THANKS MAJONG!


+ Hotwire0135 on January 2nd, 2014 at 8:05 pm said:

I just found out that the PS3 edition of Minecraft is WAY older then the PC version.


+ Kiritdhailwal on January 4th, 2014 at 8:07 pm said:

When is minecraft ps3 going to hit stores


+ swestcott79 on January 4th, 2014 at 11:11 pm said:

I am curious on whether I can purchase the game on a cd that can be used in the PS3. I don’t have an internet connection for our console so buying and downloading isn’t an option. I’m confused :) My son loves Minecraft and has the PC and pocket edition as well as the Xbox game at his dad’s house. I don’t want to buy any other game console so I am hoping he can play MC on the PS3 soon LOL


+ nrober62 on January 5th, 2014 at 11:32 am said:

when you play mine mine minecraft :)


+ JZPotter on January 6th, 2014 at 8:37 pm said:

I’ve played the PS3 demo and it’s great. But if I can’t cross buy this PS3/PS4 wise, I won’t bother at all. I have a PS4 and only 2 of my friends have PS4’s currently. All the rest have PS3’s. I’d like to fill up my next gen library and plau with my other friends.


+ Alpha-LoneWolf77 on January 8th, 2014 at 10:08 am said:

I have been hoping for this for Playstation. :D

Now the only thing I want to know is how long will updates take? I can’t wait for them, but mostly for the creating your own skin.


+ Dojoe187 on January 10th, 2014 at 10:34 am said:

I bought the game but I own 3 systems so I wont have to unplug it and take it with me to my girlfriends house and my brothers house. I want to play it at my girlfriends house but I already downloaded it at my house and my brothers house and Im only allowed two downloads? Is there a way to change this without having to repurchase the client?


+ spongebob_305cod on January 11th, 2014 at 7:56 pm said:

Does anyone know if you got to pay for minecraft monthly or once you buy it it stays ? I need to know

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