Number of Players
Release Date

PlayStation Store

  • US 17th Dec 2013, $19.99
  • EU 18th Dec 2013, £12.99

PlayStation 3

  • EU 14th May 2014
  • US 16th May 2014
Feature Support
Official Site


  • Review Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition (PlayStation 3)

    Block party

    After what feels like a century since the phenomenon that is Minecraft first appeared on the PC, Mojang's block-'em-up has finally dug its way onto the PlayStation 3 courtesy of 4J Studios. Its basic visual style hides a brilliantly deep, yet relatively accessible adventure that's topped off with some thoughtful little RPG elements...

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Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition Guides

Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition News

  • News Minecraft Support Officially Axed on PS3, PS Vita

    Chip off the old block

    Minecraft’s final update – which includes support for the Nightmare Before Christmas mash-up pack – has been released on the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, effectively ending support for those versions of the game. Joining the ageing Sony systems are the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii U, which have also been binned by developer...

  • News Star Wars Brings the Force to Minecraft: PlayStation Edition

    The empire strikes block

    Sony's billing the PlayStation 4 as the system for Star Wars, so it would be a bit embarrassing if it didn't get Luke Skywalker and crew into the PlayStation versions of Minecraft. Fortunately, through a collaboration with "Disney Interactive, LucasFilm, and Microsoft" – seriously, this is written on the PlayStation Blog...

  • News Woohoo! The Simpsons are Bringing a Lot of Yellow to Minecraft on PS4, PS3, Vita

    Mmmm, pixelated blocks

    Fans of The Simpsons may well be drooling like a starved Homer right about now, with the announcement that Minecraft's getting a rather large set of character skins based on the animated comedy. The DLC pack will be bringing its yellowy charm to PlayStation platforms this week, and it'll set you back £3.29. While the show...

  • News Minecraft Enters Orbit with Mass Effect DLC This Week

    Block to the future

    Minecraft's getting two new DLC packs this week on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita. Alongside the not-that-interesting Pattern Texture Pack, which applies soft colours and knitted animals to your blocky world, you'll also be able to jet into space with the Mass Effect Mash-Up Pack. As its name suggests, this will coat the...

  • News Minecraft's Taking a Seasonal Holiday to Skyrim In the Near Future

    DLC pack is soaring onto Sony platforms

    Ah, Skyrim. A setting full of glorious natural beauty, strange beasts, hardy people, plenty of mead, and more technical bugs than you can imagine. It's a virtual world that we're sure many readers will remember with fondness, but how would you like to explore those cold Northern reaches all over again on...

  • Weirdness Bloomin' Heck, Someone Made Shenmue in Minecraft

    Search for sailors all over again

    It’s funny how you can remember your way around familiar locations even if you haven’t been there for years. We spent so many hours in Shenmue’s eighties recreation of Yokosuka on the Dreamcast that we know every crevice of this incredible Minecraft replica. It’s been built using a modified edition of the PC...

  • News UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Tops, Minecraft PS3 Digs Deep

    Brickin' it

    The release of Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition at retail outlets last week means that Mojang’s mega creation is likely to occupy two slots in the top ten moving forwards, as Sony’s version tussles with Microsoft’s for sales superiority. The blockbusters finished third and fourth respectively this time around, with PlayStation 4...

  • News Minecraft Maker Makes PS4 and Vita Versions a Top Priority

    Sweet new textures coming to PS3

    We already know that Minecraft’s basic building blocks are in place on the PlayStation 4 and Vita, after port house 4J Studios posted a picture of both versions of the game in action. However, the UK-based outfit – which works in conjunction with creator Mojang to convert the indie smash to consoles – has since...

  • News Minecraft: PS4 Edition Will Also Build a Path to Brick and Mortar Stores

    Can you dig it?

    Sony clearly understands the importance of Minecraft, as it’s confirmed that the PlayStation 4 and Vita editions of the build-‘em-up will also receive a physical release. Yesterday, the company attached a May deploy date to the boxed version of the popular

  • News Sony Digs Deep with Physical Release of Minecraft: PS3 Edition

    Money, money, money

    Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson’s bank balance may already be fit to burst, but the Swedish programmer’s about to receive another injection of cash courtesy of the impending physical release of the construction simulation’s PlayStation 3 Edition. Set to tunnel into stores on 14th May in Europe and 16th May in...

About The Game

Imagine it, and you can build it!

The critically acclaimed Minecraft comes to PlayStation®3 system. Create your very own game world and explore, build and conquer. When night falls the monsters appear, so ensure you’ve made yourself a shelter before they arrive. Make it through the night and the world is only limited by your imagination you choose what you want to make or what to do. Play on your own, cooperatively with friends in 2 player and 4 player split screen modes, or online with up to 8 players.