The big content update for Minecraft will include new mobs and blocks, a new biome, and much more. It will also be the first update for the recently launched Chromebook version of the game.
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Minecraft Java Edition players have been asked to move their Mojang accounts to Microsoft accounts for a few years, but now there's a hard date for when those accounts must be migrated.
The sci-fi movie The Island had big Microsoft product placements, including one where the company predicted we would have phone booth-like structures to search the net with MSN Search.
Minecraft fans can now pick up the Gather, Cook, Eat! Official Cookbook from Amazon for $19.59. There are over 40 recipes in the book for all skill levels that tie back in with the Minecraft game.
This week's Microsoft Weekly digest is chock-full of news items related to controversies related to AI-powered products, the arrival of free USBs for Windows Insiders, and multiple app updates.
We got to see some gameplay from the single and multiplayer modes of Minecraft Legends, the upcoming action-strategy game that's a spinoff of the hit sandbox game series from Mojang.
The in-game Minecraft: Java Edition logo has been tweaked to look less chunky, and the Bedrock and Java game icons have also been given a slight refresh in both the main and snapshot versions.
The new date for the long-in-development movie adaptation of Minecraft at Warner Bros is now set, with Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess set to direct this video game adaptation.
An official Dungeons and Dragons add-on pack is coming soon to the sandbox world Minecraft, adding several D&D locations, along with monsters and more features of the table-top fantasy RPG game.
Mojang is finally bringing blocky worlds of Minecraft to Google's Chromebooks. The game is now available via the Google Play Store as an early access title on select Chromebook models.
The new world editor for Minecraft is for windows PC Bedrock preview users, and it comes with extensive documentations and tutorials for users who want to get started editing the sandbox game.
Mojang has officially given the name Trails & Tales to the 1.20 update of Minecraft it has been teasing for some time now. It carries a brand-new biome, Archeology features, camels, and more.
The leaked footage of the world editor shows that Minecraft players on PCs and consoles will hopefully soon be able to create huge block structures in the sandbox game in very little time.
This week's edition of Microsoft Weekly is chock-full of news about the new Bing's weirdness, a bunch of Windows bugs and patches, and some new features coming to Microsoft software.
The Minecraft test reportedly allows players to tell the game to move characters and accomplish tasks in the game world. However, the test is not using the new Prometheus model used in the new Bing.
The last feature reveal for the upcoming Minecraft 1.20 shows that the sandbox game will add the cherry blossom biome, where the pigs, sheep, and bees mobs will spawn into the game.
The new Sniffer mob will find seeds for Minecraft players that, when planted, will turn into new and decorative plants. It was voted in as a new mob for the game back in late 2022.
This version of the open ended game is a trial version of Minecraft, designed to find bugs and other technical issues with the game on Chromebooks, likely before it's fully released.
Mojang is seeking to finally bring Archeology as a feature to Minecraft soon. The discovery-focused gameplay element was first announced in 2020 before being heavily delayed until now.
Mojang Studios and Blackbird Interactive showcased the PvP mode for Minecraft Legends, their upcoming action strategy title based in the Minecraft universe, today. It's out this April.
The new DLC brings more than 50 new skins - including iconic Avatar characters - and a host of other content as well as a multiplayer mode to keep fans of the Avatar universe engaged.
The new Marketplace DLC for Mojang's Minecraft comes right on time, with the premier international football tournament - the FIFA World Cup 2022 - ready to kick off in a couple days.
Microsoft has collaborated with BBC Earth to bring five free maps to Minecraft: Education and Bedrock editions to teach the importance of sustainability and climate change. The first map is now ready.
Mojang has said that it's banning the use of blockchain technologies, including NFTs, in Minecraft. This means online servers can't leverage the technology to sell in-game items either.
Mojang today released a minor update for Minecraft. Version 1.19.10 introduces multiple fixes and enhancements, plus it adds support for Bluetooth mice and keyboards on iPhone and iPad.
Mojang today revealed Minecraft Legends, a spin-off that takes fans of the blocky universe towards an action strategy experience. Homeworld studio Blackbird Interactive is co-developing the project.
Mojang Studios has released The Wild Update for Minecraft. It introduces two new biomes, four new mobs, several new blocks, and more. The update is available for both the Bedrock and Java editions.
Mojang is planning to package the two PC versions of Minecraft together and remove the existing individual purchase options. Those who already own one edition are getting the other for free as well.
Mojang has finally given a release date to its upcoming The Wild Update to Minecraft. Carrying two new biomes, three new mobs, boats with chests, and more, it lands on June 7 across all platforms.
Minecraft has announced an update to the Sonic the Hedgehog DLC. It adds a new level from the original 1991 Sonic the Hedgehog game and includes five new skins in addition to the existing 24.
Microsoft's latest Active Citizen game is available for the users of Minecraft: Education Edition, in-game, and on the Minecraft website. A free demo of the game will be offered later this month.
All Mojang Account are being retired on March 10, 2022, which means a Microsoft Account will become mandatory to play Minecraft: Java Edition. The transition does offer several benefits including 2FA.
The world generation and build height changes carrying Minecraft update, Caves & Cliffs: Part II, finally has a release date attached to it. Players on all platforms get to jump in on November 30.
Microsoft is kicking off November with a hit-filled injection of games to Xbox Game Pass. The upcoming games in November include the new San Andreas remaster, Forza Horizon 5, Minecraft, and more.
Microsoft has acquired Two Hat, a content moderation service. No details were given of how much the deal cost Microsoft but both firms said they are excited to be working together.
This week, Microsoft released the usual Patch Tuesday updates, which this month included Windows 11 as well. A fix for AMD Ryzen performance issues on Windows 11 rolled out, and much more.
Mojang is already planning the next major update coming to Minecraft in 2022 after the second part of Caves & Cliffs. Titled The Wild Update, it has eyeless mobs, ancient underground cities, and more.
The PC version of the Xbox Game Pass subscription is gaining Mojang Studios' major hit Minecraft. The console variant has had the game for years now, and PC members are joining in later this year.
The first half of the upcoming Minecraft Caves & Cliffs update is launching across Minecraft Bedrock and Java Editions on June 8. It carries new mobs, blocks, items, and more for the sandbox game.
Microsoft has announced a handful of ways Xbox is celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day. New accessibility features are on the way for Xbox Party Chat, Gears 5, and Minecraft.