Microsoft approached Sony for Minecraft PS4 cross-platform play support

An industry insider has revealed that Microsoft had approached Sony in order to allow Cross-platform play on Minecraft across both the Xbox One and PS4 consoles.

However, Sony refused the request. Minecraft will soon be supporting cross-platform play between the Nintendo Switch, Windows 10 and Xbox One versions of the game, Sony’s PS4 being the only major platform left out of the equation.

The information was revealed by Jez via a tweet:

He also urged people who want cross-platform play for Minecraft across all platforms to send feelers to Sony as Microsoft is already interested:

Sony had previously hinted at the possibility of allowing cross-platform play between rival consoles but said it’s more complicated than it looks.