Minecraft Announces TU14 Update & More

Minecraft announces the arrival of the TU14 update we've been waiting for!

Finally, we hear great news on the long awaited TU14 update for Minecraft. Mojang announced today that the update is available on Xbox 360, and on PS3 tomorrow.

The announcement also included word that they are currently working on the Xbox One and PS4 editions! No date was given, but it's awesome news to this gamer.

Details of the update include new items, new features, terrain, dyeable armor, zombies and fixes.

Some new items:

  • Emerald
  • Emerald Ore
  • Block of Emerald
  • Ender Chest
  • Tripwire Hook
  • Enchanted Golden Apple
  • Anvil

Some new features:

  • Added new recipes for Smooth Sandstone & Chiseled Sandstone
  • Added new Mobs – Zombie Villagers
  • Added new terrain generation features – Desert Temples, Desert Villages, Jungle Temples
  • Added Trading with villagers
  • Added Anvil interface
  • Added sideways log placement
  • Changed placement of half blocks & other blocks on half blocks
  • Changed placement of upside down stairs & slabs
  • Wooden Buttons & Wooden Pressure Plates can be activated with Arrows
  • Can dye leather armor

Some fixes:

  • Fixed a crash with Maps in Item Frames which happened when players were in the Nether or The End
  • Fixed Chest locks showing through walls at a distance
  • Fixed a couple of crashes related to the player’s banned level list
  • Fix to Blazes so they catch on fire before shooting fire charges

Be sure to check out the Mojang post for the full lists!

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Published Mar. 26th 2014

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