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{{About|previous updates for the [[Xbox 360 Edition]] version|the PC version|Version history|the Pocket Edition|Pocket Edition version history|future updates|Xbox 360 Edition upcoming features}}
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{{version history nav}}
   
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The following list is organized by the release version and cycle equivalent to the PC version. A (?) denotes version's info here is guess-work, possibly incorrect. Known bugs in the latest stable version are listed [[Xbox 360 Edition Known Bugs|here]].
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! width="70"|Version
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! width="90"|Date of Addition
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! Additions Summary
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| 1.2
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| Beta 1.8.1
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| October 16th 2012
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| {{anchor|1.2}}
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'''Features'''
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* Added [[Creative Mode]].
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* Added stackable [[Food]]s Except [[Mushroom Stew]].
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* Added New [[Generated structures]] Such as [[NPC Village]], [[Abandoned Mine Shaft]], [[Stronghold]], and [[Ravines]].
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* New [[Mobs]] [[Enderman]], [[Silverfish]], and [[Cave Spiders]].
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* Added [[Sprinting]].
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* Added [[Superflat]] World Type and [[Nether]] Superflat.
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* Disabled Achievements and Leaderboard updates if the player is in Creative Mode, or if the world has been previously saved in Creative Mode.
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* Added a simple tutorial for Creative Mode.
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* Added flying and sprint-flying to Creative Mode.
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* Added new items to the game - Melon, Melon Slice, Melon Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Raw/Cooked Beef, Raw/Cooked Chicken, Rotten Flesh, Iron Bars, Fence Gate, Stone Bricks, Stone Brick Slabs, Stone Brick Stairs, Brick Slabs, Brick Stairs, Ender Pearl, Web, Vines, 10 more Music Discs, Sponge and Chain Armor.
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* Added new items to the crafting menu - Melon, Melon Seeds, Glass Pane, Fence Gate, Iron Bars, Stone Bricks, Stone Brick Slabs, Stone Brick Stairs, Brick Slabs, Brick Stairs.
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* Biome code additions, including rivers and oceans.
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* Changed the bow to have drawing and firing action.
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* Added a quick move to the dispenser.
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* Added a quick equip for armor to the inventory interface.
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* Added a quick move for ingredients and fuel in the furnace interface.
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* Brought forward the mining speed changes from 1.2.3
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* Brought forward apples dropping from leaf blocks from 1.1
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* Brought forward change from 1.2.3 to make pumpkins and melons grow from stems much faster, and not require farmland around the stem to grow on.
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* Fix to vines brought forward from 1.2.3 to stop them spreading too much.
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* Added the Food Bar to the HUD.
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* Added the eating animation.
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* Enabled crafting mushroom stew without a crafting table.
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* Added the blocking move with swords.
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* Changed all the text descriptions for food to show how much they refill the food bar.
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* Passive mobs will now flee when hit.
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* The snout on pigs now protrude from their head.
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* Skeletons now hold full size bows.
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* Animals no longer despawn which makes it possible to capture them.
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* Zombies now drop Rotten Flesh instead of Feathers.
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* Updated some mob sounds.
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* Shears can now collect Tall Grass and the new Vine.
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* Improved sunrise and sunset.
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* Improved the rain edges (when looking up in rain).
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* User-placed leaf blocks no longer decay.
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* Cloud height raised to the top of the map, so clouds can no longer phase through blocks.
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* Cloud movement syncs with the game's time.
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* Both Wooden and Stone pressure plates can now be placed on fences.
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* Improved chest model with a 3D lock, and opening and closing animation.
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* Added a countdown timer to the autosave to stop it being such a surprise.
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* Added the ability to rename an existing saved world.
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* Added map icons to the in-game player list to match their color in the map.
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* Added a confirmation dialog on the player choosing to exit without saving.
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* Added a character display when sprinting or flying.
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* Updated the How To Play HUD with the Food Bar information.
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* Added descriptions for Creative Mode and Sprinting to the How To Play menus.
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* Updated the Download Content menu with pictures of the DLC available.
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* Added death messages.
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'''Tutorial World changes & additions'''
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* Changed the Tutorial world to enable the new terrain features in it.
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* Added mini tutorial for [[sprinting]] in the Tutorial world.
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* Added mini tutorial for eating in the Tutorial world.
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* Added Music Disc Quests in the Tutorial world - players can search the world for the 12 [[chest]]s, each containing one of the [[Music Discs]] that can be played in a [[Jukebox]].
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! style="text-align: left" | Bug Fixes:
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|
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* Fix for duplication glitch.
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* Fix for aspect ratio of things in hand when in splitscreen mode.
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* Fix for issue with player data not saving (player starting world with no items they had when they saved).
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* Fix for redstone tiles burning out when they shouldn't.
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* Fixed issue with Minecart with Furnace not being able to move another Minecart.
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* Fixed particle code for flipped 3rd person view.
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|}
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|-
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| 1.1
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| Beta 1.7.3
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| July 13th 2012
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| {{anchor|1.1}}
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{| class="collapsible collapsed collapse-button-none"
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! style="text-align: left" | Changes that bring Xbox Edition up to date with [[Version history/Beta#1.7.3|Beta 1.7.3]]
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* Added [[piston]]s & [[sticky piston]]s.
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* Added stackable [[fence]]s.
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* Added [[shears]] – required to get [[wool]] from [[sheep]], and to collect [[leaf]] blocks.
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* [[TNT]] needs [[Flint and Steel|flint and steel]] or [[Redstone Wire|redstone]] to detonate.
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* [[Redstone Wire|Redstone wire]] will now connect to a [[repeater]].
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* New textures for [[cobblestone]] and [[brick]].
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|}
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* Added Character Skin Selector to allow players to choose their skin from the default skins, or from downloadable [[Skin#Skin Packs|Skin Packs]].
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* Added lighting improvements (backported from Beta 1.8.1 of the computer version) and [[snow]] & [[rain]] improvements.
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* Added a save file cache to improve the speed of displaying the saves list.
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* Added ban list functionality to allow players to self-ban from levels they feel contain offensive content.
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* Added a ban list section to the How To Play menus.
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* Added an option for the host to limit online games to only players in their friends list (no friends of friends).
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* Added a [[Seed (Level Generation)|seed]] display to the level load screen (requires existing levels to be saved out again to add the display).
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* Changed the tooltip display setting to in-game tooltip display, so that tooltips always display in menus.
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* Added the crosshair to the list of things affected by the opacity slider.
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* On using the quickselect bar, the opacity of the quickselect, tooltips, splitscreen gamertag display, and crosshair will be set to 80, and will fade back down to the user opacity setting after 6 seconds of no quickselect bar use.
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* Added some more Tips & Trivia to the loading/saving screen display.
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* Added the new textures for [[cooked porkchop]] and [[dispenser]] that were added in {{verlink|Beta 1.8}} and {{verlink|1.2.1}} respectively. [[File:Grid Cooked Porkchop.png|18px]] [[File:dispenser.png|30px]]
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* Added rigged lines in [[Iron Block|iron blocks]],[[File:Iron (Block).png|30px]] and minor changes to other [[ore]] blocks added in {{verlink|1.0.0}}.
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'''Tutorial World changes & additions'''
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* Added optional tutorial for pistons and redstone.
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* Added a self-building bridge to the castle using pistons.
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* Added some [[sugar cane]], [[Cactus|cacti]] and [[clay]] to the world.
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* Added a few other things for players to discover.
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! style="text-align: left" | Bug Fixes:
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* Fix for only the host being shown the pop-up when any player attempts to place [[lava]] near the spawn point.
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* Fixed tooltip for flint and steel.
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* Fix for note blocks not showing notes.
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* Fix for Leaderboard reads taking too long.
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* Fix to block players re-entering a level they have been kicked from, until the level is restarted.
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* Fix to stop players being able to join a game when they are not a friend of any player in the game.
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* Fix for [[netherrack]] re-appearing after being mined.
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* Fix for a rare crash on entering [[the Nether]].
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* Fix for attacking enemies at a different level not damaging them (e.g. Attacking a [[pig]] while it's standing in grass will now hit it).
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* Fixed a problem causing some save games not to load.
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|-
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|-
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| 1.0
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| Beta 1.6.6 (Bug Fix)
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| June 15th 2012
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| {{anchor|1.0}}
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'''Features'''
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* Added an autosave, and the ability to turn autosave off, or set it from 15 minutes up to 2 hours in 15 minute steps.
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* Split the sensitivity controls into an in-game sensitivity and an in-menu sensitivity.
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* Added an Interface Opacity slider in the settings for plasma screen users.
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* Added a gamertag display in splitscreen, and the ability to enable/disable it in the settings.
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* Added an option in the settings menu to enable/disable in-game hints.
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* Added an option in the settings menu to enable/disable tooltips.
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* Added a co-ordinate display to the in-game map.
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* Added new sections in the How To Play on Multiplayer, Sharing Screenshots, and What’s New.
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* Added a warning message when attempting to place lava near the spawn area.
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'''Fixes'''
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* Fix for the leaderboard crash when toggling between filters/leaderboards.
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* Fix for server disconnect message appearing when offline or in leaderboards.
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* Fix for issue where posting a screenshot to Facebook caused a back out to the main menu.
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* Fix for clay generation.
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* Fix for ‘Awaiting Approval’ showing all the time on some signs.
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* Various crafting menu fixes.
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* Fix for being able to stand on sugarcane.
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* Fix for intermittent crash on saving.
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* Fix for duplication bug with the furnace and the dispenser.
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* Fix for not being able to place water near the spawn area.
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* Fix for intermittent problem on entering the Nether putting the player above the Nether world.
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* Fix for frame-rate drop around the edge of the world.
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* Fix for intermittent problem where some achievements were not being awarded.
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* Fix for graphical issue with stairs.
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* Fix for issue with enemies spawning inside a house when they shouldn’t.
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* Fix for Zombie Pigmen not being counted for leaderboard scores.
   
   
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| May 9th 2012
 
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*First release, ported to Xbox as Minecraft Beta 1.6.6
* Who cares?
 
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* [[Version history/Beta#1.6.6|Beta 1.6.6]] PC features
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** 1.6.6 PC bugs fixed
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* Uses the newer game sounds from [[Version history/Beta#1.8.1|"The Sound Update"]]
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* One [[Minecraft 1.0|1.0.0]] feature (face view)
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* [[Xbox 360 Tutorial Mode|Tutorial mode]] added.
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* Up to 4 players locally (requires HDTV A/V + HDMI or component cable)
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* Up to 8 players online
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* Simplified [[crafting]] system
   
 
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* Pouring water from a [[bucket]] may cause it to either leave an extra [[water]] source, or leave no [[water]] source when pouring the [[water]] out, sometimes you can pick up the [[water]] source by picking it up in the same spot you have poured it over.
* Who cares?
 
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* Crafting a [[cake]] does not return the [[bucket]]s.
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* [[Mobs#Passive|Passive mobs]] sometimes can't be damaged when they are standing in [[Grass|tall grass]].
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* [[Stairs]] sometimes appear as a full block.
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* [[Spider]]s will sometimes lose their ability to move when they are hit in [[Grass|tall grass]].
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* Game crashes whenever 2 (and possibly more) players finishing mining the same block.
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* Game crashes whenever a player changes a filter to what might be Worldwide.
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* [[Sugarcane]] are solid (You can't walk through them).
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* [[Mobs]] sometimes do not take damage when hit on the legs and your tool's durability is lowered.
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* Sometimes the game freezes while saving the world.
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* Sometimes the game freezes when a player enters a [[Nether Portal]].
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* When you try and save the game when one or more people are in a different dimension, it can crash.
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* If you try to join a game from a game invite when you are already in a game, it will sometimes freeze.
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* If your saved game is on the cloud and you lose your connection to [http://wikipedia.org/wiki/Xbox_Live Xbox Live], the game defaults to player 1 and the hard drive. (Meaning that if you are playing split screen and you are using player 2's world then it will transfer ownership of the world to player 1.)
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* Taking a screen shot when not playing an online game (unchecking the online checkbox when loading world) will cause the game to disconnect from the [[server]], losing all unsaved data.
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* Sometimes when opening the [[Crafting#Xbox 360 crafting system|crafting]] area and either going through, or quitting the crafting tutorial will cause the game to freeze.
 
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Revision as of 18:43, 16 October 2012

This article is about previous updates for the Xbox 360 Edition version. For the PC version, see Version history. For the Pocket Edition, see Pocket Edition version history. For future updates, see Xbox 360 Edition upcoming features.

The following list is organized by the release version and cycle equivalent to the PC version. A (?) denotes version's info here is guess-work, possibly incorrect. Known bugs in the latest stable version are listed here.

Version PC equivalent Date of Addition Additions Summary
1.2 Beta 1.8.1 October 16th 2012
  • Disabled Achievements and Leaderboard updates if the player is in Creative Mode, or if the world has been previously saved in Creative Mode.
  • Added a simple tutorial for Creative Mode.
  • Added flying and sprint-flying to Creative Mode.
  • Added new items to the game - Melon, Melon Slice, Melon Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Raw/Cooked Beef, Raw/Cooked Chicken, Rotten Flesh, Iron Bars, Fence Gate, Stone Bricks, Stone Brick Slabs, Stone Brick Stairs, Brick Slabs, Brick Stairs, Ender Pearl, Web, Vines, 10 more Music Discs, Sponge and Chain Armor.
  • Added new items to the crafting menu - Melon, Melon Seeds, Glass Pane, Fence Gate, Iron Bars, Stone Bricks, Stone Brick Slabs, Stone Brick Stairs, Brick Slabs, Brick Stairs.
  • Biome code additions, including rivers and oceans.
  • Changed the bow to have drawing and firing action.
  • Added a quick move to the dispenser.
  • Added a quick equip for armor to the inventory interface.
  • Added a quick move for ingredients and fuel in the furnace interface.
  • Brought forward the mining speed changes from 1.2.3
  • Brought forward apples dropping from leaf blocks from 1.1
  • Brought forward change from 1.2.3 to make pumpkins and melons grow from stems much faster, and not require farmland around the stem to grow on.
  • Fix to vines brought forward from 1.2.3 to stop them spreading too much.
  • Added the Food Bar to the HUD.
  • Added the eating animation.
  • Enabled crafting mushroom stew without a crafting table.
  • Added the blocking move with swords.
  • Changed all the text descriptions for food to show how much they refill the food bar.
  • Passive mobs will now flee when hit.
  • The snout on pigs now protrude from their head.
  • Skeletons now hold full size bows.
  • Animals no longer despawn which makes it possible to capture them.
  • Zombies now drop Rotten Flesh instead of Feathers.
  • Updated some mob sounds.
  • Shears can now collect Tall Grass and the new Vine.
  • Improved sunrise and sunset.
  • Improved the rain edges (when looking up in rain).
  • User-placed leaf blocks no longer decay.
  • Cloud height raised to the top of the map, so clouds can no longer phase through blocks.
  • Cloud movement syncs with the game's time.
  • Both Wooden and Stone pressure plates can now be placed on fences.
  • Improved chest model with a 3D lock, and opening and closing animation.
  • Added a countdown timer to the autosave to stop it being such a surprise.
  • Added the ability to rename an existing saved world.
  • Added map icons to the in-game player list to match their color in the map.
  • Added a confirmation dialog on the player choosing to exit without saving.
  • Added a character display when sprinting or flying.
  • Updated the How To Play HUD with the Food Bar information.
  • Added descriptions for Creative Mode and Sprinting to the How To Play menus.
  • Updated the Download Content menu with pictures of the DLC available.
  • Added death messages.

Tutorial World changes & additions

  • Changed the Tutorial world to enable the new terrain features in it.
  • Added mini tutorial for sprinting in the Tutorial world.
  • Added mini tutorial for eating in the Tutorial world.
  • Added Music Disc Quests in the Tutorial world - players can search the world for the 12 chests, each containing one of the Music Discs that can be played in a Jukebox.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fix for duplication glitch.
  • Fix for aspect ratio of things in hand when in splitscreen mode.
  • Fix for issue with player data not saving (player starting world with no items they had when they saved).
  • Fix for redstone tiles burning out when they shouldn't.
  • Fixed issue with Minecart with Furnace not being able to move another Minecart.
  • Fixed particle code for flipped 3rd person view.
1.1 Beta 1.7.3 July 13th 2012
  • Added Character Skin Selector to allow players to choose their skin from the default skins, or from downloadable Skin Packs.
  • Added lighting improvements (backported from Beta 1.8.1 of the computer version) and snow & rain improvements.
  • Added a save file cache to improve the speed of displaying the saves list.
  • Added ban list functionality to allow players to self-ban from levels they feel contain offensive content.
  • Added a ban list section to the How To Play menus.
  • Added an option for the host to limit online games to only players in their friends list (no friends of friends).
  • Added a seed display to the level load screen (requires existing levels to be saved out again to add the display).
  • Changed the tooltip display setting to in-game tooltip display, so that tooltips always display in menus.
  • Added the crosshair to the list of things affected by the opacity slider.
  • On using the quickselect bar, the opacity of the quickselect, tooltips, splitscreen gamertag display, and crosshair will be set to 80, and will fade back down to the user opacity setting after 6 seconds of no quickselect bar use.
  • Added some more Tips & Trivia to the loading/saving screen display.
  • Added the new textures for cooked porkchop and dispenser that were added in Beta 1.8 and 1.2.1 respectively. Grid Cooked Porkchop.png Dispenser (S) JE4.png
  • Added rigged lines in iron blocks,30px and minor changes to other ore blocks added in 1.0.0.

Tutorial World changes & additions

  • Added optional tutorial for pistons and redstone.
  • Added a self-building bridge to the castle using pistons.
  • Added some sugar cane, cacti and clay to the world.
  • Added a few other things for players to discover.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fix for only the host being shown the pop-up when any player attempts to place lava near the spawn point.
  • Fixed tooltip for flint and steel.
  • Fix for note blocks not showing notes.
  • Fix for Leaderboard reads taking too long.
  • Fix to block players re-entering a level they have been kicked from, until the level is restarted.
  • Fix to stop players being able to join a game when they are not a friend of any player in the game.
  • Fix for netherrack re-appearing after being mined.
  • Fix for a rare crash on entering the Nether.
  • Fix for attacking enemies at a different level not damaging them (e.g. Attacking a pig while it's standing in grass will now hit it).
  • Fixed a problem causing some save games not to load.
1.0 Beta 1.6.6 (Bug Fix) June 15th 2012

Features

  • Added an autosave, and the ability to turn autosave off, or set it from 15 minutes up to 2 hours in 15 minute steps.
  • Split the sensitivity controls into an in-game sensitivity and an in-menu sensitivity.
  • Added an Interface Opacity slider in the settings for plasma screen users.
  • Added a gamertag display in splitscreen, and the ability to enable/disable it in the settings.
  • Added an option in the settings menu to enable/disable in-game hints.
  • Added an option in the settings menu to enable/disable tooltips.
  • Added a co-ordinate display to the in-game map.
  • Added new sections in the How To Play on Multiplayer, Sharing Screenshots, and What’s New.
  • Added a warning message when attempting to place lava near the spawn area.

Fixes

  • Fix for the leaderboard crash when toggling between filters/leaderboards.
  • Fix for server disconnect message appearing when offline or in leaderboards.
  • Fix for issue where posting a screenshot to Facebook caused a back out to the main menu.
  • Fix for clay generation.
  • Fix for ‘Awaiting Approval’ showing all the time on some signs.
  • Various crafting menu fixes.
  • Fix for being able to stand on sugarcane.
  • Fix for intermittent crash on saving.
  • Fix for duplication bug with the furnace and the dispenser.
  • Fix for not being able to place water near the spawn area.
  • Fix for intermittent problem on entering the Nether putting the player above the Nether world.
  • Fix for frame-rate drop around the edge of the world.
  • Fix for intermittent problem where some achievements were not being awarded.
  • Fix for graphical issue with stairs.
  • Fix for issue with enemies spawning inside a house when they shouldn’t.
  • Fix for Zombie Pigmen not being counted for leaderboard scores.


1.0 Beta 1.6.6 May 9th 2012
  • First release, ported to Xbox as Minecraft Beta 1.6.6
  • Beta 1.6.6 PC features
    • 1.6.6 PC bugs fixed
  • Uses the newer game sounds from "The Sound Update"
  • One 1.0.0 feature (face view)
  • Tutorial mode added.
  • Up to 4 players locally (requires HDTV A/V + HDMI or component cable)
  • Up to 8 players online
  • Simplified crafting system

References

Template:Xbox 360 Edition