- The Greek Mythology Mash-Up Pack is now available for every edition of Minecraft! The pack includes a custom texture set, a new UI, an original score by Gareth Coker and 39 unique character skins, including Zeus, Prometheus and Apollo. More info available at minecraft.net.
- Minecraft turned 8 years old this week, first released in May 2009 Minecraft was available publicly as version 0.0.9a which is now known as classic. Which was the first version of Minecraft you remember playing? Let us know in the comments!
- Minecraft 1.12 pre-release 3 is made available, including a lot of bug fixes, improvements to advancements and a change to parrot behaviour -- chocolate is bad for parrots. Then, pre-release 4 and pre-release 5 were also released, including many more bug fixes.
- Minecraft.net talks to Jens about the history of the most iconic Minecraft character, the creeper.
- Over on the Minecraft Twitch channel we're treated to a preview of the upcoming Marketplace, featuring creators Sphax and the Noxcrew. , and follow the Minecraft channel on Twitch to keep up with future live streams and videos.