Good news for all Minecraft Pocket Edition fan is that Boss Update for Minecraft on Windows 10 is rolling out after some bugs.
With this Boss Update, Minecraft players will be provided Guardians, Ocean Monuments, the summonable Wither Boss fight, slash commands, and some UI refinements. Moreover, it also includes the first iteration of Add-ons which help players customize Minecraft by tools as Notepad and MS Paint easily.
You can get example for Add-ons from Minecraft.net, in which you can take the E3-demonstrated Alien Invasion pack and a zombie Castle Siege pack. In the next post, we will share some short guides to customize your own creatures in Minecraft, and from that, you will know how to behave and interact with the game’s world.
You can see the full change log as below (via Mojang)
- Ocean Monuments
- Guardians and Elder Guardians
- Prismarine, dark prismarine & prismarine bricks
- Prismarine shard & prismarine crystal
- Sea lantern
- The Wither!
- Nether star
- Wet & dry sponges
- Slash commands (with a handy auto complete feature).it will enable cheats for a world in the options screen for access (but you have to disable Xbox Live achievements when you are using them)
- Custom key bindings! Hooray for lefties!
- A new Creative inventory search feature
- Add-On section for world settings
- Basic F3 support! (Win 10 only)
- Ability to change game modes in Realms (but you need to restart the realm before playing)
- Ability to upload & download worlds in Realms
- Ability to promote players as operators in Realms
- UI improvements!
- Performance improvements!
- Tweaks to various mob action/behavior triggers, and fixing creeper explosions
- Elder guardian de-buff visuals fixed (feedback from Android beta)
- Fishing rods & arrows will fire in more than one direction
- Lots of tweaks to water textures which make underwater more interesting
- Tweaks to Realms settings
- Visual tweaks to sun, moon & stars when rendering in VR immersive mode
- Ridiculous numbers of bug fixes!
However, this update is not available on Window Phone version on Realms. Although Minecraft hosting service is dedicated for Microsoft’s subscription-based, their aim is bringing it in except to Xbox One and Xbox 360.
If you have not experienced Minecraft and want to see what interesting it is, refer to Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden tonight on Beam.pro to see some Minecraft stream, get information about Minecraft as well as Microsoft.