Posted Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 07:01 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
Vita version supports PS3 and PS4 save transfer.
'Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition' is already out, but come this Tuesday, October 14th, buyers will be able to get 'Minecraft' on their PS3, PS4, and PS Vita. The digital Vita version releases this Tuesday, while the retail version of 'Minecraft PlayStation Vita Edition' won't arrive until November 11th. The cost for either version is $19.99, and the game is cross-buy with the PS3 version. Also, both the digital and retail version offer a $5 upgrade to the PS4 version.
Sony has explained how all of the cross-buy and upgrade options work:
For those that already own PS3 Edition and have been eagerly waiting for the PS Vita Edition cross-buy, or are looking to join the Minecraft family for the first time, here’s how it works:
About to purchase PS Vita Edition (PS Store) from 10/14
On your PS3 or PS Vita, purchase Minecraft PS Vita Edition for $19.99. Once you have made the purchase, you’ll be able to download the PS3 Edition for free and upgrade to PS4 Edition for $4.99.
About to purchase PS Vita Edition (Retail) from 11/11
On your PS3 or PS Vita, enter the pack-in voucher code through PS Store and you’ll be able to download the PS Vita and PS3 Editions digitally, and upgrade to the PS4 Edition for $4.99.
Existing PS3 Edition Owners (Disc or Digital)
On your PS3 or PS Vita, simply log into PlayStation Store and find Minecraft PS Vita Edition and you’ll be able to download it for free.
Existing PS4 Edition Owners (Disc or Digital)
Only the PS3 and PS Vita Editions are eligible for the cross-buy offer.
You can find the latest info on 'Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Source: PlayStation Blog
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