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Minecraft: Pocket Edition now creepier thanks to the new update with Creepers and more, now live

We were hearing rumblings yesterday on Twitter that the update we talked about a few weeks ago for Minecraft: Pocket Edition would be arriving today and sure enough the 0.4.0 update has arrived. For those of you who missed our last article with the full changelog, this update brings a lot more to the game including the infamous Creeper.

Along with your world being filled with Creepers now, the update also brings with it Chests, Beds, TNT, Trap Doors, Flint ans Steel and a whole lot more. In fact here is the entire changelog once again along with a nice little trailer Mojang made regarding 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

As we mentioned in our previous post, this is one of the bigger, if not the biggest, Minecraft: Pocket Edition update so far. Caves, actual multiplayer and a few other things are still missing but it is definitely coming along nicely.

Google Play Link: Minecraft: Pocket Edition

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