Old-gen console version

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Old-gen console version
Old-gen console-Only Content: This information applies only to the Old-gen console version of Terraria.
For the history of both the current- and old-gen console version, see Console version history.

The Old-gen console version of Terraria was published by 505 Games and developed by Engine Software. It is a port of the Desktop version Desktop version, which is developed by Re-Logic. This version contains exclusive content not available on other versions, including enemies, achievements, music tracks and Music Boxes, armor, weapons, pets, and a boss, but most exclusive content is also available on the Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DS version version.

The old-gen console version runs on four different console systems: the Xbox 360 Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and Wii U Wii U. Due to hardware requirement issues and memory constraints, this version cannot receive significant updates past the Desktop version Desktop equivalent.[1][2]

Console Date of last update Current version Desktop equivalent
PlayStation 3 August 26, 2016 1.09
Xbox 360 Xbox 360
PlayStation Vita
Wii U Wii U September 2, 2016[3] 1.08

Old-gen console-exclusive content

Most of the following content is also available on the Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DS version version.

  • OcramOcram(Old-gen console and 3DS versions)
Other Items

Japanese Release

Terraria was released in the PlayStation Network in Japan during May 2013. It was translated by Japanese video game development and localization company Spike Chunsoft.

Exclusive content

The Japanese old console versions (PS3, PS Vita, Wii U) seem to have everything the U.S. console versions have, aside from Purple Thread (instead, they use White Thread) and due to copyright issues, the Hero's set was replaced with the Monokuma set, and the Plumber's set was replaced with the Shiren set. They also have other exclusive costumes, crafted from the exclusive White Thread, shown below.

The Japanese Nintendo 3DS version uses Purple Thread (むらさきのいと) instead of White Thread, and has the green Hero's set (ゆうしゃの衣装) and Plumber's set (はいかんこうの衣装).

Japanese PS4 now uses Green Thread (instead of White Thread), and the Hero's set and Plumber's set were added. The Monokuma and Shiren sets are still obtainable, however the other sets appear to have been removed. [4]

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Exclusive to PlayStation 3 and Wii U Wii U


Reference to Terraria in Danganronpa's game menu
  • Terraria has its own Japanese website and used to have its own licensed Let's Play series.[5]
  • The Japan-exclusive vanity sets reference Monokuma from the video game franchise Danganronpa, and Shiren, the protagonist of the roguelike video game Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer.
  • The Danganronpa crossover was suggested by the publisher of the game as an alternative for the Hero's set, as they were concerned it would trigger potential copyright issues in Japan.[6]
  • The visual novel adventure game Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc also features a small reference to Terraria in one of the game menus.
  • Most of the information pertaining to these exclusive items were obtained from the Japanese Terraria wiki terraria_cs.arcenserv. This includes item source, crafting recipe, and buy/sell value. Unfortunately, the Japanese wiki information regarding which consoles have which items is lacking. It may well be that these items are available to all the Japanese consoles PS3, PS Vita, and Wii U. Verify
  • Surprisingly, this version of the game does not have an error where items whose name begins with the word 'The' have grammar issues such as Legendary The Breaker.