Mojang is ramping up to release the Very Scary Update (1.4), but what to do in the meantime? Well, this week's Snapshot is out, and ready for your viewing pleasure! What awaits us this week?
Nether loads faster when going through a portal
In creative mode, teleportation is instantaneous
Updated and added new sounds by C418
Added a sound for climbing up Ladders
New block-placing sounds: Wood, Stone, Plants, Sand, Gravel, although unintended by C418
New footstep sounds: Sand, Gravel, Soulsand, Grass Block, and Stone
New mob sounds: Cow, Pigs, Enderman, Zombie, and Skeleton
New tool sounds: Flint and Steel, Shears (when shearing sheep)
Lava and Flowing Water now have constant noise
Added level up sound, but will be changed later for a shorter one
Added a passive mob (Bat)
Spawns in dark caves Sleeps during the day Hangs on the ceiling when idle, starts flying when players come near
Added a hostile mob (Witch)
Throws splash potions of poison, slowness, weakness and instant damage at you Regenerate health over time Hold an empty bottle and rise their noses when attacking Drink potions of instant health and fire resistance to defend themselves in combat Rarely drop potions of instant health and fire resistance Is immune to some splash potions Does not spawn naturally (yet), but a Spawn Egg exists for it in Creative Mode
Also, don't forget that a new batch of Minecon tickets is out right now, so go get yours before they're gone! Click here! Whoops, scratch that - they're all sold out again! Check in soon for more Minecon updates!