Last month, the massive Minecraft ($6.99) Caves and Cliffs update that was originally showcased at Minecraft Live, was confirmed to be a two part update. This decision was made to not compromise on quality and ambition. The current global pandemic has also caused a delay with the first part of the update set for this Summer and the second part to arrive around the holiday season. Over the weekend, a new deep dive video into the Minecraft Caves and Cliffs update revealed that the update will bring up to 91 new blocks to the fray. Minecraft Caves and Cliffs update Part 1 will bring in the powder snow block as well as showcased in this short video. For a deep dive look into the Minecraft Caves and Cliffs update new blocks, watch the video below:
Minecraft Caves and Cliffs (both parts) will see big changes arriving for the Overworld. This includes world generation affecting caves, mountains, build height, and more and also a wealth of new content. As mentioned in the two part announcement, Minecraft Caves and Cliffs update Part 1 will focus on new mobs, blocks, and items. You can read a detailed FAQ article for the update here. If you’d like to access the experimental features from the Minecraft Caves and Cliffs update, read this. I imagine the Minecraft Caves and Cliffs update will be showcased again during Microsoft’s E3 showcase in a few weeks with a tease for the Winter update. Do you still play Minecraft regularly on mobile or other platforms?