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Minecraft on Game Pass, The Wild Update and More - Minecraft Live 2021 Summary

GRG, 17 October 2021, 17:21

During the two-hour Minecraft Live 2021 stream, we've seen announcements of The Wild Update, Minecraft PC Bundle on the Xbox Game Pass service, and further development of Minecraft: Dungeons.

Glare Might be the New Mob in Minecraft; Minecraft Live 2021 Approaching [UPDATE: Allay and Copper Golem]

ZieZie, 13 October 2021, 22:06

In preparation for Minecraft Live 2021, studio Mojang has unveiled Glare, the first of three candidates for the new mob in Minecraft.

Squid Game Recreated in Minecraft by Fans

Adrian Werner, 09 October 2021, 21:48

Fans have created a map for Minecraft, recreating the challenges from Netflix's Squid Game.

Does Minecraft Work Better? Devs Ask Players for Opinion

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 October 2021, 15:25

Testing of Minecraft version 1.18 continues. With the release of the new snapshot and beta for Bedrock Edition, Mojang is asking players for feedback on the improved optimization.

Realistic Minecraft Grass Can Toast Your PC

Hubert Sledziewski, 05 October 2021, 15:05

A Minecraft fan has created a texture pack for the game that turns rectangular blocks of flat grass into three-dimensional blades that reach over the character's head. However, the author of the mod warns that it can burn our computers.

Spiky Mountains in Minecraft Snapshot 21w39a

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 September 2021, 22:05

Testing of Minecraft version 1.18 continues. Snapshot 21w39a introduced, among other things, new, less flat mountains and a significant change in the interface.

Minecraft Improves Sprinting in Snapshot 21w38a

Milosz Szubert, 24 September 2021, 18:12

Mojang has released another Minecraft snapshot, enabling us to test the next batch of new features that will be included in the second part of the Caves & Cliffs update. This time around, we'll have the option to check out improved sprinting and increased draw distance with less CPU load, among other things.

Minecraft 1.18 Snapshot 21w37A Tests More Caves & Cliffs Novelties

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 September 2021, 22:14

Mojang is done with experimental snapshots from Minecraft's big update. Snapshot 21w37a is now available for anyone willing to test out the new mountains and caves from the second part of the Caves & Cliffs Update.

Minecraft Player Achieves a Perfect Circle in Vanilla Game

Qskan, 09 September 2021, 13:09

One Minecraft player managed to do the seemingly impossible - create a perfect circle without the help of any mods.

Minecraft 1.18 Snapshot 6 Changes Horse and Donkey Behavior; Underwater Gorges Return

Adam Krolak, 02 September 2021, 17:06

Minecraft 1.18 has received its latest snapshot, which brings more changes to terrain and biome generation. Mojang has also introduced a new way to lure horses, donkeys and llamas.

Minecraft Player Created a Working Chessboard

Qskan, 30 August 2021, 13:44

People who play Minecraft never cease to amaze with ingenuity. In this case, we are dealing with a fully playable, full-sized chessboard created with redstone.

Fan Recreates Minecraft Blocks in Real Fife

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 August 2021, 12:51

Minecraft fans create not only in the game. User whathowwy from Reddit created real-life versions of the grass and glass blocks, despite a language mistake.

Minecraft 1.17 Without Item Limit; New Mod Removes Restrictions on Stacks

Przemyslaw Dygas, 16 August 2021, 16:51

If you've been annoyed by the need to constantly store collected blocks in chests in Minecraft for a long time, a suitable mod has been posted online. It removes the limitation of stacks in the inventory.

Minecraft 1.18 - Latest Snapshot Focuses on Biomes Again

mokosh, 11 August 2021, 15:53

Another snapshot for the upcoming Minecraft update is available. This is the third part of the snapshots dedicated to changes to be introduced in the upcoming version 1.18. The developers are once again working on the way the terrain is generated.

Month of Work and a Lot of Redstone Needed For This Graphing Calculator in Minecraft

mokosh, 09 August 2021, 16:24

One of Reddit users created a working TI-MC graphing calculator in Minecraft, based only on redstone mechanics. The result is amazing and the process took over a month.

Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Returns to Testing; 1.17.30.20 Beta Fixes a Ton of Bugs

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 August 2021, 21:06

Minecraft: Bedrock Edition has received another beta. Players can check out version 1.17.30.20 on PC, Xbox One and Android mobile devices.

The Essence of Minecraft in 23 Seconds; Community Delighted

Przemyslaw Dygas, 03 August 2021, 11:11

The entire spectrum of Minecraft experience presented in just over twenty seconds? That's exactly what one of the Reddit users presented, prompting admiration from the community.

Missile Wars Returns to Minecraft as Rocket Riders

Przemyslaw Dygas, 02 August 2021, 16:09

A special map for Minecraft has appeared in the web. We're talking about Rocket Riders, a new version of Missile Wars, which allows for a very different gameplay than the one we know from the base game.

Minecraft: Dungeons Ultimate Edition And Echoing Void DLC Now Available

Gacek, 29 July 2021, 12:07

Minecraft: Dungeons - the hack'and'slash game from Mojang Studios - has just received a new, sixth DLC, concluding the game's story.

Minecraft Map so Realistic It Gets Confused for Real Photo

Gacek, 27 July 2021, 12:26

User qwryzu created an incredibly beautiful and detailed map for Minecraft. Anyone can download and explore it on their own.

Minecraft 1.18 - New Snapshot Improves Biome Generation

Szarmancki, 20 July 2021, 20:56

A new experimental snapshot has been released for Minecraft. This time we will see improved biome generation, a slightly different look at the mountains and many more smaller changes.

Minions Raid Minecraft; New DLC Launches

Iltutmis, 16 July 2021, 22:32

There will be even more chaos in Minecraft. Starting today, you can buy the DLC that introduces Minions, Gru, and the rest of the characters known from Illumination's animated features.

Minecraft 1.18 Delights Players With Unique Landscapes

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 July 2021, 12:29

Minecraft 1.18 for now is available only as an experimental snapshot. Despite this, it has already managed to impress players with landscapes they would almost never encounter in the game before the debut of all the novelties from the Caves & Cliffs Update.

Minecraft 1.18 Snapshot Available; Players Loved the Changes

Iltutmis, 14 July 2021, 16:18

The new way of terrain generation introduced in the experimental snapshot delighted the fans. Mountains and caves are very different from those generated in previous versions. The modified terrain generator will officially appear in the second part of the Caves & Cliffs update, coming later this year.

End of Support for Minecraft: Dungeons is Near? New DLC Will Close the Story

Agnes Adamus, 12 July 2021, 19:57

A new DLC for Minecraft: Dungeons has been announced. It's called Echoing Void and will take us to the land of The End. In addition, the game will receive a free update introducing a new type of quest - Gauntlet of Gales. The content will launch on July 28.

Minecraft 1.17 Turns Searching for Diamonds Into an Ordeal, Frustrating Players

Przemyslaw Dygas, 12 July 2021, 12:55

It looks like searching for diamonds in Minecraft is now a much more difficult task. All because of a bug that appeared in one of the recent updates.

Minecraft 1.17.1 Goes Live, Fixes 42 Bugs

Szarmancki, 06 July 2021, 21:01

A new update for the perennial sandbox game Minecraft was released today. While it doesn't introduce too many major changes, it fixes a lot of bugs of the first part of the Caves & Cliffs update and is a good preparation for the second part of the expansion.

Minecraft Textures for Colorblind and Dyslexics Available

Przemyslaw Dygas, 05 July 2021, 17:06

Minecraft just became a lot more accessible for people suffering from color blindness. All thanks to an independent developer who is responsible for a special texture pack for colorblind users.

Minecraft 1.17.1 Snapshot Saves Axolotls

Milosz Szubert, 01 July 2021, 16:16

Mojang AB released the third snapshot of the 1.17.1 update for Minecraft Java Edition. It enables us to test a few more patches that will be included in the official release of the patch.

Minecraft Earth is Now Officially Dead

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 July 2021, 10:01

Minecraft Earth is history. The mobile spin-off of one of the best-selling games of the world has just disappeared from mobile devices.

Here's Why Minecraft is Brilliant: This Was Built Using Only Redstone

Przemyslaw Dygas, 29 June 2021, 14:02

Tetris is a worldwide phenomenon that can be played on countless platforms. Now we can also add Minecraft to this list, after a fully functional version of the iconic title has appeared in the game.

Minecraft's 'Holy Grail' Found After Nearly 11 years

Hubert Sledziewski, 27 June 2021, 21:40

Version 1.1.1 of Minecraft's alpha from 2010 has been found by a Twitter user. This is quite a discovery for fans of Mojang's game, as the files were considered irretrievably lost.

Players Challenge Minecraft World Where You Can't Die

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 June 2021, 16:51

Minecraft players have found another challenge: trying to kill off their character in a world... that doesn't allow death. All this because of the Invincible Difficulty pack, which has recently made waves on Reddit.

Minecraft Gets Gorgeous Lego Texture-pack

Qskan, 24 June 2021, 13:01

Modification for Minecraft adds a pack of meticulously rendered textures imitating Lego bricks to the game. There is a lot to look at.

Minecraft Gets a DLC to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Sonic

Przemyslaw Dygas, 23 June 2021, 10:11

The Sonic series turns 30 years old this year. On this occasion, a special DLC for Minecraft was prepared, which enables us to play as the super-fast hedgehog and test our skills on several special, randomly generated maps.

Fan-made Force Field in Minecraft has Some Unusual Uses

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 June 2021, 20:24

Minecraft players don't stop creating interesting things. An internet user from the YouTube channel IFP Minecraft has provided fans with another nifty toy: a personal force field.

Minecraft After Caves & Cliffs Update - Mojang Continues to Develop the Game

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 June 2021, 17:48

Tests of version 1.17.1 have begun in Minecraft: Java Edition, and the first update following the release of Caves & Cliffs should debut in the coming weeks.

Minecraft 1.17 Bug Lets Us Easily Get Rid of Indestructible Bedrock Blocks

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 June 2021, 12:51

Minecraft: Caves & Cliffs Update brought a lot of new content. However, along with it, a bug appeared in the Bedrock Edition that enables us to easily remove resistant bedrock blocks.

Frustrated Player Improved Rivers in Minecraft

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 June 2021, 20:01

Minecraft is set to receive better mountains and caves in the second part of the Caves & Cliffs Update. However, an internet user decided to see if they could change the „somewhat frustrating” river generation system to a more reliable solution.

Minecraft 1.17 OptiFine Optimizing Mod Goes Live

Szarmancki, 09 June 2021, 16:26

The first trial version of the OptiFine mod for Minecraft 1.17 is now available. The script, which improves the game's performance and includes a wide range of new graphic settings, arrived just one day after the release of the new Caves & Cliffs update.

Minecraft 1.17 Caves & Cliffs Update Goes Live

Michael Kulakowski, 08 June 2021, 18:46

Minecraft fans can download the first part of the game's long-awaited update to version 1.17, titled Caves & Cliffs. The developers have prepared a total of dozens of new blocks, recipes and items, as well as previously unseen mobs such as mountain goats.

Minecraft: Dungeons With Over 11 Million Players

Adrian Werner, 04 June 2021, 10:52

Mojang boasted that Minecraft: Dungeons has already been played by over 11 million people. Other interesting stats about the game were also revealed.

Cyberpunk 2077 has One of the Biggest Fan Communities

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 June 2021, 12:46

FandomSpot created a list of the biggest fan communities. Minecraft was the undisputed winner, but also Cyberpunk 2077 made it to the top ten.

Minecraft Patch Removes 4chan Reference Added by Notch

Hubert Sledziewski, 02 June 2021, 15:51

Mirosoft used the update 1.17 for Minecraft to quietly removed a message from the welcome screen that had been appearing for over a decade.

First Part of Caves & Cliffs Update is Coming to Minecraft Soon

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 May 2021, 20:29

Summer is coming to Minecraft players earlier than expected. The first part of the massive Caves & Cliffs update is coming soon, along with new mobs and blocks.

Minecraft 1.17 Pre-release Now Available - Return of Candles and New Achievements

Przemyslaw Dygas, 28 May 2021, 13:19

The release of the Caves & Cliffs update for Minecraft is fast approaching. The game has just received the 1.17 pre-release update.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2022 Revealed; Minecraft Crossover Planned

Adrian Werner, 28 May 2021, 10:49

Sega rolled out something nice for the fans of the blue hedgehog. The company announced Sonic the Hedgehog 2022, several refreshed versions of classic installments of the series and a lot of other attractions.

Minecraft Fans Discovered Intriguing Detail About Creepers

Angelika Kaldus, 26 May 2021, 16:23

One Reddit user has discovered an intriguing new detail about everyone's hated mobs in Minecraft - creepers. Fans are coming up with various theories about their true story.

As Many as 91 New Block Types are Coming to Minecraft

Przemyslaw Dygas, 24 May 2021, 14:22

Minecraft developers have revealed more new features that await players in the Caves & Cliffs update. The popular sandbox will be enriched with 91 new types of blocks such as copper or snow powder.

Minecraft Snapshot 21w20a Pacifies Llamas

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 May 2021, 11:21

Minecraft has received snapshot 21w20a. Just as one of the previous snapshots introduced more aggressive goats, this time Mojang has made the peaceful llamas no longer spit on players (so often).