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TU5 was a version of Xbox 360 Edition released on October 16, 2012.[1] This version is based on Java Edition Beta 1.8.1.




  • Creative mode
    • Added a simple tutorial for creative mode.
    • Added flying and sprint-flying to creative mode.
    • Disabled achievements and leaderboard updates if the player is in Creative mode or if the world has been previously saved in Creative mode.
  • Food bar and hunger
  • Eating animation
  • Sprinting
  • Added a character display when sprinting or flying.
  • Added death messages.




World generation[]



  • Tutorial
    • 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.
  • 1.2.3 Feature: Mining speed changes
  • Updated the How to Play HUD with 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.
  • Tutorial world now generates from schematic files.

Blocks and items[]

  • Foods are now stackable except mushroom stew and cake.
  • Changed the TNT explosion sound.
  • Changed the bow to have drawing and firing action.
  • Added quick move to the dispenser.
  • Added quick equip for armor to the inventory interface.
  • Added the blocking move with swords.
  • Shears can now collect tall grass and the new vine.
  • Improved chest model with a 3D lock and opening and closing animation.
  • Pressure plates can now be placed on fences.
  • Changed all the text descriptions for food to show how much they refill the food bar.
  • User-placed leaf blocks no longer decay.
  • 1.2.5 Feature: Quick move for the furnace interface
  • 1.1 Feature: Apples drop from leaf blocks
  • 1.2.3 Feature: Pumpkins and melons grow from stems much faster and not require farmland around the stem to grow on.
  • 1.2.3 Feature: Fix to vines to stop them spreading too much.
  • 1.2.3 Feature: Shapeless mushroom stew recipe


  • 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.

World generation[]

  • 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.
  • Improved sunrise and sunset.
  • Improved the rain edges (when looking up in rain)
  • Removed the Void by making it impossible to break the bottom/top layer of bedrock.
  • Removed biomes - rainforest, seasonal forest, savanna, shrubland and tundra.


  • 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.