While Nintendo and Microsoft are embracing cross-platform play for Fortnite, the duo has now teamed up to highlight cross-platform play for yet another game, this time Minecraft.
For now, Sony remains elusive about its plans for cross-play - if it has any at all. But with the PlayStation 4 suffering a black eye recently for refusing to support cross-platform play on the hit game Fortnite, Nintendo and Microsoft smell blood and they're on the attack.
Check out the trailer for yourself below! Otherwise, the process continues to authorize the Nintendo account associated with the console and then an application authorization token is requested for the specific title being played.
Those who already own Minecraft on Nintendo Switch will receive the update for free.
Thousands watch the sun rise over Stonehenge
The summer solstice in the southern hemisphere will occur on December 21, which is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. To celebrate the summer solstice , Thursday's Google Doodle featured an animated pond with lily pads and lounging creatures.
2nd Kansas sheriff's deputy dies after shooting
Police Chief Terry Zeigler said on Twitter that the department is working a major incident but provided no further details. Bailiff said the inmate was being taken across the street from the jail, to the services building, for a court hearing.
Sony did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Crossplay between the big three home gaming consoles has been a point of contention for a while, ramping up when users spotted PS4 and Xbox One players playing together in Fortnite a year ago.
Speaking on the sidelines of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, he said that mobile game companies are very good at making sense of how consumers play mobile games, where their pain points are, and what they react well to. So, if you happen to buy this bundle when it releases, just be aware you won't be able to squad up with your friends on other consoles unless Sony changes its mind. Since Fortnite made its Switch debut last week, the gaming community at large has rallied against Sony's controversial decision to block Fortnite's crossplay features across Switch and Xbox One.
We learn that total video game sales are up 13% in May, and 15% year-to-date. And the PlayStation 4 comfortably leads the pack at almost 80 million units.
Sony has also refused to allow cross-platform play with Microsoft and Nintendo for "Minecraft", stating that they can not control the user base and protect the many younger players who enjoy "Minecraft".
Trump threatens more tariffs against China
US stock markets fell sharply Tuesday, with investors increasingly nervous about the impact of the escalating fight. Last week, the White House introduced 25-percent tariffs targeting $50 billion of Chinese imports to the country.
North Korean state media hails Kim-Trump summit success
On nuclear weapons, Mr Kim "reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula ". People have been down this road before, but I'm not also going to be unduly negative, ' Mr Shorten told reporters in Perth.
Konta through to Nottingham final
However, the big moment of the match came in the seventh game as Konta controversially broke for a second time in the set. She was in control going forward taking the response against Vekic's serve to break her for the double with one to go.
Argentina 1-1 Iceland
Argentina piled on after this but despite all of their effort, Iceland were able to hold on and get a stunning draw. Ronaldo criticized Iceland the same way after Portugal's 1-1 draw in Iceland's Euro 2016 debut.
Mexico defeats South Korea 2-1
Mexico made it two wins out of two as they edged out South Korea in their Group F match against South Korea in Rostov. Mexico opened its World Cup by upsetting defending champion Germany , 1-0.