Mojang has released a fairly substantial update for the Pocket Edition of Minecraft, available for iOS and Android. This release focuses on adding more mobs, features and extended functionality, while also addressing the size of worlds and squashing any known bugs affecting the immersive experience.
The definitive guide to Minecraft Pocket Edition: From crafting tips to seed codes, iMore can help you survive the night!
Minecraft Pocket Edition lets you enjoy all the fun of Minecraft right in the palm of your hand. From building colossal structures, block by block, to just trying to mine for coal in order to make torches to survive the night, there are some things you need to learn to make the most out of the game. Whether you're battling monsters in survival mode or just having fun building your own 32-bit kingdom, we've got the tips and hints to get you there faster!
The Minecraft port for iOS has had plenty of mining in it since its launch late last year, and now it's getting infinitely more crafty with the latest update. The building sim/monster survival sandbox game with an 8-bit twist now lets you create a whole bunch of blocks to reassemble in your world as you see fit, just like the PC version. When you first drop into your Minecraft world, it's more or less a blank slate, but after gathering basic resources (and now combining them to make new types of blocks), you can build some pretty incredible things. You can even invite friends to build with you if they're in the same Wi-Fi network. Here's a full changelog for today's update:
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