Minecraft's second phase of the Update Aquatic is here
If you have not performed Minecraft for a while, it’s possible you’ll quickly fancy dipping a toe in once more, as the newest phase of the Update Aquatic is bringing a raft of new options to the Game.
Phase two is now out there for gamers on Windows 10, VR, cell gadgets, Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch. The new launch expands on phase one of the replace, which itself introduced a bunch of new additions; together with nine ocean biomes, coral reefs, shipwrecks and a few (very attractive) treasure chests.
So, what’s new in phase two?
In the newest model, Mojang has added some extra cute underwater mates. Sea turtles will tan on seashores and even lay eggs, which if protected, will hatch into cute child turtles. You may also have a go at being a dolphin coach: dolphins will be fed uncooked fish and salmon, and can even information you in direction of the nearest ocean ruins and shipwrecks.
But it is not all sunshine and rainbows, as some very sinister backside dwellers can even be becoming a member of the social gathering. A brand new underwater mob, referred to as ‘the Drowned’, shall be seeking to make life troublesome for gamers as they hunt for treasure. These sorry creatures are born when a zombie falls into water, remodeling the undead into…, nicely, a soggier model of the undead. In any case, they may carry fishing rods and tridents, so be careful.
Players can even must fastidiously navigate new ‘bubble columns’, which can push and pull gamers as they swim underwater. Soul Sand Blocks will propel gadgets in direction of the floor, however Magma Blocks will give the unsuspecting participant a superb dunking.
There’s additionally excellent news for Switch gamers, as Realms (non-public servers that enable invited gamers to hitch at any time) are actually out there on the platform.
This is only a style of all the modifications in phase two. The full listing of options, must you want to peruse at your personal leisure, is out there on the Minecraft web site.
Interestingly, the full launch of Update Aquatic is nonetheless solely out there for Bedrock Edition, and is but to be made out there for Java gamers. Mojang has reassured Java followers they haven’t been “forgotten”, and that the replace will quickly be out there as soon as the Java crew has completed the model. Still, this hasn’t prevented gamers from speculating that delayed updates could quickly turn out to be a typical pattern as the quantity of Java gamers dwindles.
Despite rumours circulating on-line that there may very well be a ‘phase three’ of Update Aquatic, a member of the Minecraft crew has confirmed on Twitter that this replace has launched the final of the underwater options. But there’s lots to be glad about, and gamers appear to be having fun with the newest modifications to the Game.