Microsoft and Nintendo released a joint advertisement this week showcasing the ability to play "Minecraft" across the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. This is an attempt to convince friends of friends to buy Playstations so that they can play together, I suppose, but it's stupid and terrible.
We also offer Fortnite cross-play support with PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices, expanding the opportunity for Fortnite fans on PS4 to play with even more gamers on other platforms.
Nintendo has released a video to commemorate a Minecraft for Switch update, which includes the ability to play alongside gamers on Xbox and Windows. PS4 players can only compete against other PS4 players.
Over the past year, console hackers and modders have been chipping away at the Nintendo Switch, discovering what makes the console tick and how to work around its security.
Sony is stuck between a rock and a hard place over this Fortnite issue.
These early collaborations between Microsoft and Nintendo could be the tip of a much larger strategic iceberg.
Hardware dollar sales increased by 18% year-on-year, software sales decreased by 4%, while accessories sales increased by 30%.
While Nintendo's new trailer seems like a bit of a veiled jab at Sony, it also gets across the main point: "Minecraft" is definitely a game that's better together, regardless of what system you play it on. And the PlayStation 4 comfortably leads the pack at almost 80 million units. This contains a Title ID for the game, a console ID for your specific Switch and the Nintendo Account ID for the purchasing account.
As of this writing, Brad Moon did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.