The newly crowned head of Xbox at Microsoft, confirmed that saves will transfer over to next gen in Minecraft.
During E3 2013, it was announced that Minecraft would make the jump to Xbox One. Since then little information has surfaced until last night when the newly crowned head of Xbox at Microsoft, tweeted that saves will transfer over to next gen.
After months of teaming up with Mojang, we can confirm that Minecraft X360 Edition will save transfer to Xbox One Edition...more news soon!— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) April 25, 2014
No release date has been announced, but it's expected we will hear more during E3 2014.