Minecraft - Pocket Edition

There had been some rumors going around for the past couple of weeks of a Minecraft: Pocket releasing soon and sure enough the 0.4.0 update has arrived. this update brings a lot more to the game including the infamous Creeper.

Apart from Creepers the update also brings with it Chests, Beds, TNT, Trap Doors, Flint ans Steel and a whole lot more For those of you interested here is the complete changelog along with a new video released by Mojangpromoting the update.

New features:

– Chests to store items
– Beds to skip night and setting your spawn point
– Creepers!
– TNT, and flint and steel to ignite
– Food items added: apples, bread, mushroom soup, beef, chicken and pork
– Added recipes: wool from string, green wool and stone bricks
– Added a Peaceful Mode option for survival mode without monsters
– Added wheat, seeds and hoe
– Added moss stone, redstone ore and white wool to creative inventory
– Added trap door
– Red dye can be obtained by cooking red mushroom
– Added several more dyes (combined from primary dyes)
– Zombies now drop feathers

Tweaks:

– Made the day longer
– Limited the total number of a given monster type
– When using an item, the player’s movement speed is decreased

Bug fixes:

– Monsters could spawn indoors
– Added fall damage for clients
– Players could knock each other far away
– Incorrect bow rendering in 3rd person view
– Missing particles after critical arrows
– Stairs reverted back to their basic blocks when destroyed
– Charging the bow could destroy certain blocks (flowers, torches), or interact with blocks
– The game crashed if player was killed while having the bow charged
– Connecting players could die in creative mode
– Dark leaves sometimes had workbench texture
– Wrong crafting table size for Xperia Play
– Bow didn’t take damage when used
– Non-dark brown tree trunks are now added back to the game (you may need to start a new world as host)
– Destroying a door could leave half a door
– Missing spider death sound on iOS

This is one of the most extensive updates Minecraft: Pocket Edition has received to date. The update makes the mobile game feel much more closer to the original with some extra features like the added multiplayer.

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