Mojang has cancelled their ambitious "Super Duper" graphics pack for Minecraft

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  1. dAVID_

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    Unrelated: Something that would be nice is if Optifine were integrated into Minecraft. Though I hardly see this happening as Optifine is closed source, unless there was an agreement between the creator of the mod and Mojang to share the source code.
     
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  3. raxadian

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    Yeah, even when using the non Java version, it would slow the game way too much.
     
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    Just, Do ppl still play Minecraft???
     
  5. robingilh

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    I dunno, it looks way better than many unofficial shaders and it could have been neat for people with good hardware.

    Now show me an official minecraft version without hunger and we can talk.
     
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    So...class action lawsuit anyone? Can't do that since I live in germany and our system does not allow class action lawsuits...

    This is, at least to my understanding, missguided marketing. Is it realy ok for companys to promise a major upgrade, which might have lead to more Xbox One X / Minecraft sales, just to come out a few years late with a "sorry, too much work"?

    I mean, the modding community has put out some amazing graphic mods for Minecraft. And now Microsoft can't even implement propper 4k support? Ridicules!
     
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    oh noz the 2nd most overrated game ever made not going to be 4k. the world as we know it is ending :lol:
     
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    Thats not how a class action lawsuit works.
     
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    It's not OpenGL being unreliable. It's AMD's implemention of OpenGL in their drivers that tends to be less optimal.
     
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    Minecraft is shit anyway.

    Super Duper graphics would have allowed me to give the game another chance, though.
     
  14. Kadji

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    You can't sue for false advertisement?
    Look, I know at least one person that bought the Xbox One X instead of the regular Xbox One because he is a huge minecraft fan but does not have a gaming PC.
    He too wanted to experience better graphics on the console version, that was, and I quote, the only reason why he bought the X Modell instead of the regular Modell.

    And MS made a huge deal out of the update, promoting it very thouroughly during their (i think) E3 press conference.

    And yes, I am not from the USA, but I thought that this was exactly what class action lawsuits where all about - so that bigger companys don't have to be sued by each individual but instead only by one person representing everyone that took "damage" bacause of the company that is getting sued.

    Or, to be more precise: Could the people that have bought an Xbox One X after MS announced the super duper graphics pack (and prove this) sue them for compensation, e.g. the difference between the base model and the more expensive X model?

    And no, I am personally not affected by this and generally don't care - I am just interested in the legal possibilities after MS made that move.
     
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    Was looking forward into this :/
     
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    No suprised, considering the size of the worlds you get where your game will CRASH if you reach the edge
     
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  17. Xabring

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    That's why I include the "EVEN then" line, Because Doom 2016 exist on Switch. yes, the Tegra is impressive once fully untapped, but can't say the same about any android phone. My bet is this is the why, the phones, but it's just a theory, so we better wait till more details surface about the why or something.

    EDIT: While I reread everything to see if I didn't miss anything... I miss the point of it: It was mean for the Microsoft platforms, so, no, the phones wherent guilty of it.
    NOW I wonder why they cancelled. Team got moved to something else? now I am curious.
     
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  18. raxadian

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    Yes. Is one of the most popular PC games ever. Why else would it get a mobile AR spinoff?

    Is like asking if people still play Tetris.
     
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    Yeah it's an interesting situation. I don't think it's something of technical limitations, but maybe something internally with the team(s).
     
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    At least there's still the song they had Melissa do.
     
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