Minecraft's Biggest Ever (Non-Wii U) Console Update Out Now

The free update is available now across Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, and PS3.


Microsoft on Friday launched the "biggest update of all time" for the non-Nintendo console versions of Minecraft. Among other things, the free update introduces new potions, blocks, mobs, and biomes.

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New biomes include Redwood forests, Mega-Taiga, and the Deep Ocean, while blocks added to Minecraft today include Granite, Red Sandstone, Sea Lanterns, Slime, and Packed Ice. Other new content available now includes Blue Orchids, Sunflowers, Azure Bluets, Tulips, and Lilacs, while crop-eating rabbits are also added with this update.

"If you're more into embarking on fantastic adventures in your worlds, fear not--we have you covered," Microsoft said in a blog post. "The update includes subaquatic Ocean Monuments where Elder Guardians await to test your courage. Rare materials and treasure chambers await those who dare enter."

The new Minecraft update is available today for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3 versions of the sandbox game. The Wii U version of Minecraft was only just released yesterday.

For more on today's big Minecraft update, watch the video above or click through the images in the gallery below.

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