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Minecraft Dungeons Crossplay Update: Release Date news for PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch players

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Whilst the majority of Mojang Studios' recent Minecraft Live event focussed on the upcoming Minecraft Caves & Cliffs expansion, there was still plenty of info for any Minecraft Dungeons fans.

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The dungeon crawler set in the same blocky universe was an unexpected hit earlier this year and it's safe to say it's been a pleasant surprise to all platforms.

Following the release of two DLC expansions, Mojang isn't ready to stop supporting the game.

That's why they announced a flurry of updates coming to the game later this year.

But one that's sure to get the biggest virtual cheer, is that of crossplay support.

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Look at them all happy and playing together across systems

What Is The Minecraft Dungeons Crossplay Release Date?

As usual, the only official news on the Minecraft website is a hazy blur of off-topic conversation (not that we mind that).

For now, the website only provides us with a brief smidge of info on the release date, which is penciled in for "November 2020".

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Here's the full overview from Mojang:

"My darling Arch-Illager’s playground will get a major update in November when we add a free update for cross-play!

"Does this mean that the game will turn into a very advanced version of tic-tac-toe? No! For some reason the developers thought you should be able to play with your friends regardless of platform instead.

"If the Dungeons team spent a little less time socializing and a lot more time answering the notes I shove under their locked door we could all be playing a boring version of bingo right now on our respective devices. But to each their own."

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What Comes Next?

It's a fantastic time of year to introduce Crossplay for Minecraft Dungeons. Not least with the game also getting ready to drop a new DLC expansion.

Minecraft Live also saw the announcement of Minecraft Dungeons new DLC 'Howling Peaks'.

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As you might imagine, this is a Mountain themed DLC expansion to the game. Which after 'Jungle Awakens' and 'Creeping Winter' makes for a welcome change of scenery.

Currently, Mojang has set a "December" release date for Howling Peaks, but we wouldn't rule out anything in 2020 getting delayed.

For everything else you might want to know about this new DLC, hit that link!

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