The sport will not obtain any additional updates and is not supported as of September 24.
Roughly two years since Microsoft and Apple revealed that Minecraft was headed to Apple TV, the sport is now dropping help for the platform. In a splash page that just lately started surfacing within the sport on Apple TV, Microsoft alerted customers that it had ceased updates and help for the platform as of September 24 (through Engadget).
From the alert:
Efficient from Monday, 24 September, the Apple TV model of Minecraft will not be up to date or supported. We’re grateful to the Apple TV neighborhood for his or her help, however we have to reallocate sources to the platforms that our gamers use probably the most.
In different phrases, Minecraft on Apple TV hadn’t attracted sufficient gamers to proceed on.
Whereas the sport will not obtain updates on Apple TV, those that have bought the sport will have the ability to proceed enjoying. Nonetheless, in recognition that the expertise is not “in-line” with Minecraft on different platforms, Microsoft says it is going to situation full refunds for purchases made inside the final 90 days.
The 10 12 months outdated talked about it on Sunday. Did not see the splash display screen then however right here it’s… pic.twitter.com/XYQ2TirzM7
— mac-interactive 🇬🇧🇪🇺🌍🌌 (@macinteractive) October 9, 2018
It is an fascinating transfer contemplating Minecraft has a presence on each console and cellular platform on the market at this level. Nonetheless, with out a vital base of gamers steadily partaking with the sport, the truth is that it probably wasn’t well worth the sources Microsoft was placing in to take care of one more model of the in any other case fashionable title.