Finally, the new anticipated Minecraft game is now rolling out across the world, bringing with it a whole host of new features including the marketplace, servers and cross-platform play.
It’s probably the most significant update we’ve made in Minecraft’s recent history - we’re releasing a new version of the game that lets players on Xbox, mobile, VR and Windows 10 play together! — minecraft.net.
Players on Mobile will receive an automatic update to the new Minecraft game, players on Xbox One with a digital copy of the game can download now and players on Xbox One with a physical copy of the game will receive the update in the coming days. The Nintendo Switch update is not ready yet, it will be arriving this winter as a free upgrade.
- Stained Glass
- Fireworks (with Elytra boost!)
- Armor Stands
- Jukebox and music discs
- Recipe Book
- Book & Quill
- Coarse Dirt
- New world start options: Starting Map; Bonus Chest; Trust Players
- New game rules: Show Coordinates; TNT Explodes; Natural Regeneration
- Added '/tickingarea' command to create areas that still update when no players are there
- Player permissions
- Zombie Villager spawn egg
- In-game host options
- Paper doll viewer
- Outline selection toggle
- In-game player names toggle
- HUD opacity toggle
- Expanded Xbox Live multiplayer world settings
- New loading screens with funny and helpful tips
- How to Play screen
- Remix 3D export functionality (Windows 10 only)
- New achievements
- Server Partners
- Realms invite links
- Mash-up Packs and Texture Packs will now decorate the main menu and in-game HUD
Looking to learn more about the Better Together update? Check out our previous article covering the update here.