announces Mojang is ceasing development on the Super Duper
Graphics Pack, a free visual upgrade for Minecraft
they first promised
during E3 2017 (thanks
). Here's the post:
Some of you might remember us
announcing the Super Duper Graphics Pack during E3 2017. Super Duper was an
ambitious initiative that brought a new look to Minecraft but, unfortunately,
the pack proved too technically demanding to implement as planned.
We realise this is disappointing to some of you – there was a lot of enthusiasm
for Super Duper from inside and outside the studio – but unfortunately, we
aren’t happy with how the pack performed across devices. For this reason, we're
stopping development on the pack, and looking into other ways for you to
experience Minecraft with a new look.
Minecraft is available on a wide range of platforms, and we’re constantly trying
to make the most of the technical architecture of each one. We’ll be able to
share more on that subject very soon.
Thanks for your patience, and sorry for not following through on our