Minecraft Xbox One Release Date to Come Before PS4 Release Date?

March 19, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Will the Minecraft Xbox One version be released before the PlayStation 4 version?

That’s one theory going around, based on the fact that it’s easier to port the game to the Xbox One’s architecture because it’s already been ported to Xbox 360.

Neither next-gen version is expected to be improved by that much but both are expected to at least include better visuals and bigger maps.

4J Studios recently revealed that Title Update 14, also known as TU14, is coming up soon, as the list of bugs “is getting shorter every day.”

It said previously on February 26 that it’s busy finalizing the content and bug fixing and said that there was just “a few weeks to go before it’s ready for Cert testing.”

The theory is that after the TU14 is out, developers will be able to focus exclusively on the next-gen versions of the popular game. 

Roger Carpenter, lead producer for Microsoft for Minecraft on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, has told his followers on Twitter recently that he’s been very busy and has been in meetings about the Xbox One version.

As a sign of the game’s popularity, another producer for the game, Markus Persson, told his over 1.5 million followers on Twitter that there’s now over 100 million registered users. 

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