Switch owners will soon be able to play with Minecraft fans on the Xbox One and PC, but to do so will have to log into Xbox Live to play online.

It is part of the brand new push to unify players across all consoles, but PS4 and PS4 Pro players will not be part of the cross-platform play.

The Minecraft news was revealed by Phil Spencer, the Head of Xbox, during an interview with Giant Bomb.

When talking about cross-platform play and how players will login, Spencer said: “It’s an Xbox Live account; that’s our gaming social network.

Minecraft UPDATE – Nintendo Switch players will now NEED Xbox Live login