Are Xbox One Minecraft Worlds Infinite

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For size limits of the world in other editions, run across World purlieus.

World size
is an option to change the size of the finite worlds in
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
and Legacy Console Edition (specific to
Xbox One Edition,
PlayStation iv Edition, and
Nintendo Switch Edition). By default, worlds generate at the largest size available in each edition.

Legacy Console Edition


Big world type selected in the World Options menu.

In the finite worlds of Legacy Panel Edition, the border of the Overworld is surrounded by an endless sea of h2o preceded by an invisible barrier. The outer two chunks of the usable globe is usually a smooth transition from the main landmass/noise generation to the sea of water. The edge of the Nether is surrounded by a wall of bedrock. The Cease is not affected by world size. Worlds are able to generate with any of the biomes and generated structures available in the current version. The tile on each edge of the Overworld and Nether is inaccessible, then the effective area is 2 tiles less on both axes.

Subsequently a world has been created, it can exist expanded to a larger size. Larger worlds cannot be reverted to a smaller size. In this process, in that location is an option to “Overwrite Globe Edges”, disabled by default. The description of this option reads: “When enabled, the outer 32 tiles around the world edge are overwritten past newly generated tiles to make the world size increase seamlessly. When disabled, the world size increase volition leave all original tiles intact.” Starting with a smaller earth can be beneficial, equally one may cull to gradually expand when an update makes changes to the globe generation, and could therefore generate new chunks with new features.

Xbox 360 Edition,
PlayStation iii Edition,
PlayStation Vita Edition, and
Wii U Edition
do not have the selection for world size. All worlds generated in these editions are Classic size, although it is possible to aggrandize them if they are transferred to an edition that supports larger world sizes. More than villages, ocean monuments, and woodland mansions effort to generate in Archetype than in larger-sized worlds.

Earth size Overworld area Number of maps Under area Under-Overworld ratio Xbox One PlayStation 4 Nintendo Switch
Classic 864 × 864 blocks: 746,496 blocks
54 × 54 chunks: 2,916 chunks
1 × 1 map: 1 map 288 × 288 blocks: 82,944 blocks

18 × xviii chunks: 324 chunks
1:3 Yeah Yep Yes
Minor 1024 × 1024 blocks: 1,048,576 blocks
64 × 64 chunks: 4,096 chunks
1 × one map: ane map 352 × 352 blocks: 123,904 blocks
22 × 22 chunks: 484 chunks
1:3 Yep Yes Yes
Medium 3072 × 3072 blocks: 9,437,184 blocks
192 × 192 chunks: 36,864 chunks
iii × iii maps: 9 maps 512 × 512 blocks: 262,144 blocks

32 × 32 chunks: 1,024 chunks
one:6 Yep Yeah Yes
Big 5120 × 5120 blocks: 26,214,400 blocks

320 × 320 chunks: 102,400 chunks
5 × v maps: 25 maps 640 × 640 blocks: 409,600 blocks
twoscore × 40 chunks: 1,600 chunks
1:viii Yes Yep No

New Nintendo 3DS Edition


The finite worlds of the
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
are based on the Old world type from Bedrock Edition. The edges of both the Overworld and Nether are surrounded by an invisible barrier, and the ratio of the Nether to the Overworld is i:3 regardless of earth size. It is not possible to change the size of a world subsequently it has been created.

World size Overworld expanse Number of maps Nether expanse
Small 672 × 672 blocks: 451,584 blocks

42 × 42 chunks: 1,764 chunks
Unknown 224 × 224 blocks: l,176 blocks

14 × 14 chunks: 196 chunks
Medium 1344 × 1344 blocks: 1,806,336 blocks
84 × 84 chunks: 7,056 chunks
Unknown 448 × 448 blocks: 200,704 blocks
28 × 28 chunks: 784 chunks
Large 2016 × 2016 blocks: iv,064,256 blocks
126 × 126 chunks: fifteen,876 chunks
Unknown 672 × 672 blocks: 451,584 blocks
42 × 42 chunks: 1,764 chunks



Java Edition Classic
0.0.12a The Archetype level format has a fixed surface area of 256×256 and a height of 64. The surface area outside the map is inaccessible.
It is non possible to build against bedrock surrounding the map.
0.0.14a At some point, map size selection added with Small-scale (128×128), Normal (256×256), and Huge (512×512) options. The game can load maps with other dimensions, but the dimensions of a map can be inverse only by externally editing the globe file.
? At some indicate, the outer tiles of the map tin no longer exist mined or built on, which reduces the effective build surface area by 2 on each centrality similarly to Legacy Console Edition. Nonetheless, mobs can still spawn on the outer tiles, and the area beyond them is now accessible.[
Coffee Edition Indev
0.31 20100106 Map shape added, which tin change the dimensions of a globe beyond the map size.
Java Edition Infdev
20100227-1 Map size and map shape effectively removed equally the Indev level format has been replaced with the Alpha level format, which has infinite worlds.
Legacy Console Edition
CU1 1.0 1.0.i Added Small, Medium, and Large earth types. Big worlds are currently not available on Nintendo Switch Edition.
CU6 ane.11 Added World Resize option to expand smaller-sized worlds into larger-sized ones.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.ane.0 Added Small, Medium and Large world types.