Microsoft Halts Development of Minecraft’s Super Duper Graphics Pack Update

Microsoft has stopped advancement of an ambitious upgrade to Minecraft, throwing in the towel after concluding it was technically too complex, according to an article by the team responsible for the hit adventure and construction game.

Microsoft had revealed the job, called “Super Duper Graphics Packs,” to great fanfare in 2017, at E3, the world’s greatest computer game trade convention.

“Unfortunately, the pack showed too technically requiring to execute as planned,” the article stated.

“We realize this is disappointing to some of you there was a great deal of enthusiasm for Super Duper from inside and outside the studio but sadly, we aren’t happy with how the pack performed across gadgets,” it stated.

“For this factor, we’re stopping development on the pack, and looking into other methods for you to experience Minecraft with a new look,”it added.

Minecraft with its signature pixilated characters and accessories makes it possible for players to develop whole universes either alone or with other gamers online. Inspired by Lego and its plastic bricks, this digital variation is profoundly popular with a young public.

In May, Minecraft stated 176 million versions of the video game have been offered given that its launch 10 years earlier. In October 2018, Business Insider stated the video game was bring in 91 million players a month.

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