Minecraft is available for the PlayStation 3. It can be purchased via Sony's online PlayStation Store, as can versions for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Sony also offers downloadable content packs with additional skins and textures. These packs are optional and add cosmetic enhancements to the game.
Minecraft is a sandbox game where players build and destroy objects in a virtual world. The game also offers a survival mode and the ability to combat enemies, appealing to a wide variety of play styles. This diversity of play style as well as the game's availability on numerous console, computer, handheld and mobile phone platforms contribute to its wide popularity.