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Minecraft With Over Half a Billion Players Thanks to Chinese F2P Version

Szarmancki, yesterday, 19:34

The world-famous Minecraft has reached a new user record this year. Developers from Mojang owe this amazing growth to the Chinese free-to-play version of their hit.

Minecraft Snapshot 20w48a Adds New Useful Rock

Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 18:37

Minecraft has received another test update, so-called snapshot, 20w48a. The patch introduces new material, makes a few changes in the interface and fixes a number of known bugs.

Stricter Bans in Minecraft Bedrock Spark Controversy

Bart Swiatek, 24 November 2020, 18:53

Minecraft Bedrock is undergoing important changes - moderators have received a set of new tools that will enable them to permaban users for breaking community rules. The ideas of devs at Mojang Studios stirred considerable controversy among the players.

Baby Yoda in Minecraft Star Wars

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 November 2020, 22:27

Minecraft has received a new DLC. This time Mojang received the blessing of Disney and Lucasfilm to add official Star Wars content in its game.

Minecraft 20w46a Adds New, Better Snow From Caves & Cliffs Update

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 November 2020, 18:51

Minecraft received another snapshot with new features from Caves & Cliffs. Snapshot 20w46a adds snow dust, freezing as an affliction and a handful of changes and fixes to the content from the previous update.

Minecraft Snapshot 20w45a Enables Testing of Caves & Cliffs Content

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 November 2020, 14:54

Mojang has released a trial version of the Caves & Cliffs update for Minecraft. Snapshot 20w45a enables us to check out some of the novelties from the upcoming update, such as amethysts, candles and lightning rods.

Minecraft Tests Goats From Caves and Cliffs Update

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 October 2020, 17:17

Mojang released a beta version of the new update for Minecraft. Together with it we received a foretaste of the news from the upcoming Caves and Cliffs expansion, including goats.

Minecraft Player Tries to Recreate 2016 Doom

qjin, 26 October 2020, 17:09

One of the fans is working on an original project called Doomed: Demons of the Nether. His goal is to recreate the Doom from 2016 in Minecraft.

Soon We Won't Play Minecraft on PC Without Microsoft Account

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 October 2020, 13:42

Mojang confirmed the rumors about the planned migration in Minecraft. Soon, owners of the Java Edition will have to create a Microsoft account if they want to continue playing the game.

A Year of Survival Mode in Minecraft Documented

Musiol, 18 October 2020, 23:06

What can you do in a year? Build an impressive world in Minecraft, document progress and serve your creation to the community.

Minecraft 1.16.4 Will Introduce Highly-anticipated Feature

Bart Swiatek, 16 October 2020, 17:47

Another small update to Minecraft - patch 1.16.4 - will enable the players to mute other users in the chat.

Here's How Those Impressive Minecraft Maps are Made

Bart Swiatek, 12 October 2020, 17:48

Extremely impressive maps for Minecraft are not always created directly in the game. Their creators often use additional programs, such as WorldPainter.

Minecraft 1.17 Will Bring New, Mysterious Rocks

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 October 2020, 21:42

Minecraft fans are speculating about the new features from the upcoming 1.17 update. The patch will include new types of rocks, ores, etc., which - as Internet users have now noticed - are shown on the trailer of the Caves and Cliffs update.

Caves and Cliffs Update for Minecraft on Minecraft Live 2020

Bebop, 04 October 2020, 20:54

The Minecraft Live 2020 event was rich in information about the future of the franchise. Players learned the contents of The Caves and Cliffs update and chose a new mob by voting. Developers also revealed the current number of active players.

Minecraft: Dungeons With Cross Play; New DLC Revealed

Musiol, 04 October 2020, 19:47

This year the owners of Minecraft: Dungeons will be able to play together, regardless of their prefered platform. Support for cross play has been revealed and more DLCs have been announced.

Minecraft Players Will Vote for New Mob

Dameredet, 28 September 2020, 20:16

Another vote for the new mob is coming up. Soon one of the three monsters proposed by Mojang will appear in Minecraft. Here's a look at the candidates.

Big Update Coming to Minecraft, More Details in October

Sodar, 27 September 2020, 17:54

At the upcoming Minecraft Live event, we'll learn the details of a major update planned for the game. Mojang has announced the broadcast for October 3, at 9 AM PT.

Minecraft Java Edition Accounts May Migrate to Microsoft Accounts

Bart Swiatek, 21 September 2020, 17:38

Reddit users note that Microsoft may plan to migrate Minecraft: Java Edition accounts to its system.

Revolutionary EVE Online Technology Tested in Minecraft

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 September 2020, 18:58

Mojang has partnered with Hadean to use Aether Engine in Minecraft. Thus, the engine, which allowed for battles involving up to 14,000 ships in EVE Online's technology demo, may turn the popular sandbox into an even bigger sandbox.

Minecraft on PS4 With PS VR Support

Musiol, 08 September 2020, 15:11

Minecraft on PlayStation 4 will receive official support for PlayStation VR later this month. The update will be free and available to everyone.

Minecraft - Secret of the Picture Solved After Months of Searching

Dameredet, 07 September 2020, 20:23

Since the beginning of the year, a group of fans has been searching for the seed to generate a picture known from Minecraft. Their efforts ended on Saturday and the location of the mountain is no longer a secret.

Here's Shiny New Minecraft RTX

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 September 2020, 20:51

Nvidia has released new worlds for Minecraft RTX beta test participants. Each of them can be downloaded for free to test the advantages of ray tracing in the popular game from Mojang.

Minecraft Creator Deleted his Twitter Account Due to Bet

Dameredet, 31 August 2020, 22:06

The creator of Minecraft, known as Notch, deleted his Twitter account. The reason was a bet with a youtuber. Notch didn't want him to write about politics.

Winter in Minecraft: Dungeons - 3 Minutes of Gameplay From New DLC

Milosz Szubert, 31 August 2020, 18:04

Mojang presented over three-minute gameplay from The Creeping Winter DLC for Minecraft: Dungeons. The expansion will debut on September 8.

Minecraft - Pickaxe Race Shows Differences in Quality

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 August 2020, 20:35

An unusual race conquered the Minecraft sub-forum on Reddit. More than 100,000 fans liked a video showing... comparison of pickaxes.

Minecraft Speedrunner Cheats During Stream, Gets Boned on Finish Line

Paul Wozniak, 24 August 2020, 15:33

While speedrunning Minecraft, streamer BeasttrollMC, knowing that he couldn't break the record anymore, decided to resort to cheating and crafted an item needed to activate the portal. However, karma caught up to him quickly and he had to finish the game.

Minecraft and Jurassic World in New DLC

Karol Laska , 18 August 2020, 20:36

Mojang Studios has prepared a new Minecraft expansion that will move the players to the universe of Jurassic Park. It will be possible to train dinosaurs and build our own dino reserve.

Minecraft Running in Minecraft - Impressive Use of Phone

Paul Wozniak, 12 August 2020, 17:01

One of Reddit users boasted of his project, thanks to which he managed to run Minecraft on a phone created in Minecraft.

Minecraft: Dungeons - Creeping Winter DLC Release Date and Free Update

Michael Kulakowski, 11 August 2020, 22:08

Mojang confirmed that at the beginning of September another expansion for Minecraft: Dungeons will debut, titled Creeping Winter. With its release, all players will also receive a free update.

Minecraft - End of Support For Some Systems

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 August 2020, 20:16

Mojang has announced the end of support for Minecraft on some platforms. This includes older versions of iOS and Android as well as Gear VR and Windows 10 Mobile.

Lord of the Rings Finally in Minecraft Version 1.15.2

Dameredet, 08 August 2020, 19:23

Are you a fan of Minecraft or Lord of the Rings? Or maybe both? If the answer is yes, we have great news for you!

2020 As Seen by Minecraft Players

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 15:11

One of Minecraft fans has created a video presenting the most important events of 2020 - from the conflict between Iran and the USA, through the pandemic, to the launch of the rocket flying a mission to Mars.

Evolution of Minecraft Depicted in 4 Minutes

Paul Wozniak, 29 July 2020, 13:54

One of Reddit users shared a video, which shows how Minecraft has evolved over the last 11 years. Using a Let's Play formula, the author showed one of the first versions of the game, as well as its latest update.

PC Running Windows XP and Playble Doom Recreated in Minecraft

mikos, 27 July 2020, 13:18

Minecraft mod enables us to build a working computer, on which we can install Windows and play Doom.

Minecraft - New Patch Enables Lanterns to Glow Under Water

Dameredet, 23 July 2020, 13:26

The Snapshot 20w30a update has introduced some small but useful changes to Minecraft. Among other things, from now on we can put lanterns under water.

Minecraft - Mystery of Title Screen Finally Solved

Bart Swiatek, 20 July 2020, 14:05

Members of [email protected], a research group that solves various mysteries related to Minecraft, have found the so-called seed from which the original title screen of Mojang Studios' game comes.

Minecraft Mobs You Won't See in the Game

Dameredet, 17 July 2020, 20:31

Mojang's cubic game has been developing continuously since 2009. Over the years, the creators' ideas have evolved and some elements of the game have been removed, others changed, and still others never made it to the game.

Minecraft - Fortune of World's Richest Man Depicted in the Game

Bart Swiatek, 14 July 2020, 13:05

A video posted on Reddit shows how much money Amazon's CEO - Jeff Bezos - has at his disposal compared to an ordinary man. Minecraft was used for the presentation.

Minecraft - Crazy Puzzle With Positive Message

Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 21:05

One Minecraft players decided to create an elaborate structure, reminiscent of dominoes composed of different elements of the game world.

Minecraft 1.16 - Here's a Useful Trade Table

Bart Swiatek, 25 June 2020, 16:17

One player has created a table that enables us to get a better idea of the trading mechanics in the latest version of Minecraft. A pack of realistic textures is also created. In addition, developers from Mojang Studios have recently released a small update numbered 1.16.1, which eliminates stability issues for user-generated servers.

Minecraft Nether Update - Version 1.16 Launches Today

Michael Kulakowski, 23 June 2020, 19:57

As planned, the latest major update for Minecraft, called Nether, has been released. It focuses on the title Nether, enriching the dangerous dimension with many attractions such as new biomes, materials and mobs.

Minecraft Dungeons Becomes May's Biggest Debut

Adrian Werner, 23 June 2020, 11:22

Minecraft Dungeons proved to be the best digital debut of May. In addition, Epic Games Store's giveaways of GTA 5 and Civilization 6 were great successes, with both games recording not only a large increase in user numbers but also in revenue.

Minecraft Nether Update Gets a Release Date

Adrian Werner, 18 June 2020, 12:07

We've learned the release date of the long-awaited Nether Update for Minecraft. Adventurous users can already download the pre-release version of the patch.

Minecraft Mod Enables us to Run Doom

Paul Wozniak, 15 June 2020, 15:55

One of Minecraft players has created a modification that enables us to build working in-game computers (based on a virtual machine). The devices are fully functional and can be used, e.g. to run the classic Doom.

Minecraft Player Makes a Manor Out of Dirt

Paul Wozniak, 09 June 2020, 19:23

One Minecraft player decided to build a magnificent villa using only mud. His project quickly won the hearts of the rest of the community.

Minecraft 1.16 Enables Us to Set Level of Graphics to Fabulous

Milosz Szubert, 05 June 2020, 17:17

The first so-called pre-release of 1.16 update for Minecraft: Java Edition has launched. It enables us, among other things, to test a new graphics setting called Fabulous, which is intended to improve the visibility of various phenomena through transparent objects.

Father Teaches His Son to Read Using Minecraft

Bart Swiatek, 04 June 2020, 11:57

One of Reddit user decided to teach his son to read using Minecraft. The father created a special table with the names of individual items.

Jungle in First DLC for Minecraft Dungeons

Czarus, 30 May 2020, 18:55

Previous leaks about upcoming DLCs for Minecraft Dungeons have been confirmed. The next addition - Jungle Awakens - is expected in July.

Minecraft: Dungeons Bug Might Wipe SSD Clean During Uninstall

Bart Swiatek, 28 May 2020, 10:31

A very serious bug was found in the PC launcher of Minecraft: Dungeons. The bug removes all contents of the SSD when uninstalling the app using Windows' „add/remove programs” function.

Release of Minecraft: Dungeons - Accessible Hack and Slash

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 May 2020, 20:32

Today marks the launch of Minecraft: Dungeons. The Hack'n'slash set in the universe of Mojang Studios' popular sandbox game is now available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.