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Minecraft Is Getting A Visual Upgrade On Nintendo Switch

by Douglas DeLong on Jul 25, 2017 at 03:01 PM

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A new patch came out for the Switch version of Minecraft today, and along with a variety of bug fixes there's also a visual upgrade!

Now, Minecraft will display in 1080p when the Switch is in docked mode. Also included in the update are a new track for Mincraft's hang-glider-esque Glide mini-game, and Terracotta and Glazed Terracotta layers in the competitive Tumble mini-game. For the full patch notes, you can head here.

Later this Fall, Microsoft plans to unite all of Minecraft's servers and allow for cross-platform multiplayer. You can read more about those plans here.

[Source: Minecraft Forum]


Our Take:
The Switch is a great place to play Minecraft; it's portable and you don't have to deal with weird tablet controls. It's nice to see that 4J Studios is committed to supporting and improving this version of the game.