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8.0
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Minecraft's Super Duper Graphics Pack Officially Canceled

Minecraft's Super Duper Graphics Pack Officially Canceled

Microsoft ceases development of the Super Duper Graphics Pack, meaning Minecraft's long-awaited 4K update will no longer see the light of day.

Minecraft Creator excluded from Anniversary Celebrations for Inflammatory Comments

Minecraft Creator excluded from Anniversary Celebrations for Inflammatory Comments

Markus 'Notch' Persson - the original creator of Minecraft - will not be included in this year's celebrations due to his curious Twitter commentary.

Minecraft Skin Malware - Microsoft Issues Statement

Minecraft Skin Malware - Microsoft Issues Statement

Up to 50,000 PCs running Minecraft may be infected with the Powershell Malware virus, which is "designed to reformat hard-drives and delete backup data and system programs", according to Antivirus Software maker Avast.

Minecraft Can Handle 16K, But Don't Expect To Be Playing Your Favorite AAA Blockbuster Like That For A Long While

Minecraft Can Handle 16K, But Don't Expect To Be Playing Your Favorite AAA Blockbuster Like That For A Long While

If we take Steam's hardware survey into account, just about half of all PC gamers are still gaming at 1080p - a precedent that started to become the norm around 2006-2007. The 'next gen' point of PC gaming was when players hoped to make the incremental jump to 2560x1440 or '2K' resolution. From there, 3840x2160 (4K) has been the big talking point, yet only 0.86% of the Steam userbase are reported to be pulling that off.

Minecraft's Better Together beta update allows play between PC and Xbox

Minecraft's Better Together beta update allows play between PC and Xbox

The new cross-network play between systems is available to beta test right now.

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