Sony has announced that the Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition will be available tomorrow, December 17th, for download from the PlayStation Network. The PlayStation 4 and PS Vita editions are still on their way, but due to their continued development will likely not be available until sometime in 2014.
As for features, the following frequently-asked-questions were answered on the latest PlayStation Blog entry:
Q: Does Minecraft: PS3 Edition feature everything from the other versions of Minecraft?
Minecraft: PS3 Edition comes with everything present in other console versions. They’re pretty much identical to play, and will be developed in tandem from now on.
Q: Will Minecraft: PS3 Edition feature DLC texture packs and skins?
Downloadable skins and texture packs will be available from PSN soon after release.
Q: Will there be PlayStation-specific content?
PlayStation-specific skins and texture packs would be cool! Fingers crossed, eh?
Q: Will Minecraft: PS3 Edition feature Remote Play or compatibility with the PS4 or PS Vita editions?
We don’t know yet, sorry. We’ll let you know as soon as we do.
Q: Does Herobrine feature in Minecraft: PS3 Edition?
Minecraft was developed by Mojang and was originally released for PC on May 17, 2009.