Is Minecraft Dungeons Cross Platform?

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Minecraft Dungeons is developed by Mojang Studios and Double Eleven. It is a spin-off game of the original Minecraft franchise and was released on May 26, 2020, for the PC, Xbox One, Playstation 4, and Nintendo Switch.

It’s a dungeon crawler type of game that utilizes procedural generation.

So that begs the question, is Minecraft Dungeons cross-platform?

Minecraft Dungeons is cross-platform, which means you can crossplay between PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch. Minecraft Dungeons is also true cross-gen between Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One, as well as between PS5 and PS4.

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Minecraft Dungeons FAQ:

Dive down into the deepest dungeon and see the answers to common questions about Minecraft Dungeons:

​Is Minecraft Dungeons cross-progression?

Yes, Minecraft Dungeons is cross-progression, meaning the game supports cloud-enabled cross-save between PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and Switch. You need to log in using your Microsoft account to work.

​Is Minecraft Dungeons on Mobile?

You can play Minecraft Dungeons on Android devices using the Xbox Game Pass app. However, the game isn’t available as a standalone app for Android or iOS.

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​Is Minecraft Dungeons local co-op?

Minecraft Dungeons allows up to four players to play the game as a local couch co-op. You’ll all share the same screen, so it is not a split-screen experience.

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​Is Minecraft Dungeons online only?

No, you don’t need a working internet connection to play Minecraft Dungeons, as the game works offline. It’s only for downloading the game and playing online multiplayer, you’ll need to be connected to the internet.

​What is Minecraft Dungeons? – A quick overview.

  • Game Developer: Mojang Studios, Double Eleven
  • Game Publisher: Xbox Game Studios
  • Genre: Dungeon Crawler

The story in Minecraft Dungeons centers around a character known as Archie. He becomes the Arch-illager after being denied the opportunity to live with others in every village that he went to.

He discovered an artifact that corrupted him, and he wound up seeking vengeance on everyone who did him wrong in the past.

Players take on the task of defeating the Arch-illager while liberating villages, fighting various monsters, and completing quests. More story content is also being added to the title through downloadable content.

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​Gameplay

Minecraft Dungeons plays like a standard dungeon crawler game. As in standard Minecraft, you won’t be mining or building in this game.

Instead, you’ll be fighting monsters using hack-and-slash gameplay. The game has an isometric perspective similar to titles such as Diablo

You’ll be exploring procedurally generated areas as well as some hand-crafted dungeons. Players will have to deal with monsters while also contending with traps, puzzles, and bosses.

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Finding treasure is also possible if players explore well enough. This game can be played solo, but it also supports up to four players through either local or online co-op.

​What platforms are Minecraft Dungeons available for?

Minecraft Dungeons is available for:

  • PC (Microsoft Windows)
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X|S
  • PlayStation 4 (PS4)
  • PlayStation 5 (PS5)
  • Nintendo Switch

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