Minecraft Xbox 360 update 1.8.2 - first gameplay videos to arrive this week

Update is playable but not due for a while

Minecraft Xbox 360 update 1.8.2's release date is still up in the air - but 4J has heard the cries of the faithful, and elected to bestow sweet mercy in the form of some gameplay videos, due sometime between now and Friday.

Here's the latest breakdown of the included content: Creative Mode (complete with a redesigned UI), Ender Pearls, Superflat worlds and twelve new chests for Tutorial World. That's the tip of the iceberg, in all probability.


Mojang AB's Daniel Kaplan has been playing the new version of Minecraft Xbox 360, and says talk of a 15th September release is over-optimistic. Bah. Soothe those feelings of righteous indignation by contemplating the horror of our latest Minecraft World of the Week.

Or, if you're wondering what exactly goes into porting a game like Minecraft to Xbox 360, read about 4J's five greatest technical challenges.