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The Overworld Update is the name for Minecraft: Pocket Edition version Alpha v0.14.0, a major update released on February 18, 2016.

The official name for the update, the Overworld Update, was revealed on February 18, 2016, the day of the release, in a blog post on the Xbox website.[1]

Notable features[]


  • Various additions to options.
  • 10 new blocks:
    • Comparators, Dispensers, Droppers, Hoppers, Minecart with chest, Minecart with TNT, Minecart with hopper, Cauldrons, Red sandstone (alongside its variants), and Slime blocks.
  • 3 new items:
    • Item frames, Maps, and Ender pearls.
  • Witch huts.
  • Witches.


  • Various changes to mobs, blocks, and items.

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