Video: Minecraft PS4/Xbox One compared with PS3/Xbox 360

We import a save and play spot the difference.

Minecraft is now available to download on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, each of which offer an expanded draw distance compared to their last-gen counterparts.

What that means is that can now see more of your worlds on-screen than on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 - as we tested out below.

The game's Xbox 360 version now has a upload feature to store a save file (just one at a time) in the cloud. Upgrade to Minecraft on Xbox One and you'll be able to import your world in within minutes. (This feature is also coming to PlayStation builds, but is not yet available).

Xbox 360 maps currently remain the same size when transferred to Xbox One - although this may change in the future. Native Xbox One (and PlayStation 4) maps are around 32 times bigger, although are still smaller than the "infinite" maps available on PC.

Both PS4 and Xbox One versions happily support cross-platform DLC purchases, meaning that anything you bought on PS3/Xbox 360 is downloadable again for free - just head to your console's store and the add-ons are available without charge.

Watch as we take you through the save transfer process and show off the difference in draw distance below:

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