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Xbox 360 Edition

Internal version

Installer v0.0.8.1

Release date

January 30, 2013



TU8 was a version of Xbox 360 Edition released on January 30, 2013.[1]



  • Blazes now drop 0–2 glowstone dust when killed.
  • Renamed "Download Content" menu to "Minecraft Store".
  • New photo frames for avatar items in the Minecraft Store.


  • Fix for random crash on Kick Player.
  • Fix for a random crash on loading the tutorial.
  • Fix for freeze when writing on a sign as an autosave starts.
  • Fix for crash when attempting to enter an online enabled game session after losing connection to the Xbox LIVE service.
  • Performance improvement for the enchantment interface.
  • Fix to display a message when monsters are nearby on trying to sleep in a bed.
  • Fix for an issue causing blocks to reappear after being destroyed when the server is busy.
  • Fix for experience orbs being invisible for a period of time when created.
  • Fix to force a nether fortress, possibly parted or slivered, Blaze Spawner and Nether Wart to always be present in the Nether for a newly created world.
  • Fix for autosave not working when the host has gone into an idle state.
  • Fix to increase the spawn rate for mooshrooms.
  • Fix to player experience level display in two player vertical splitscreen mode.
  • Fix for Quick Move not being possible while holding something in the cursor.
  • Fix for armor position on Bad Santa when sat down.
  • Fix for magma cube hit boxes.
  • Fix to show the aura of enchanted items for other players in an online game.
  • Fix for tools enchanted with Unbreaking occasionally repairing themselves.
  • Changes to improve breeding – Love mode status is now network synchronized and animals react more correctly if spawn limits are reached when breeding.
  • Fix for issue with "Take Half" in the brewing stand interface.
  • Fix to allow the map to be displayed when the player has turned off Display Hand.
  • Fix for status effects being removed after using the nether portal.
  • Fix to stop the item in hand being changed when traveling to/from the Nether.
  • Fix for compass not pointing to the original spawn point after having been in the Nether.
  • Fix to allow players to be able to eat food even if they are not allowed to build and mine.
  • Fix to allow client players to toggle Custom Skin Animation.
  • Fix for player gamertag border color being wrong after a respawn/dimension change.
  • Fix for issue in splitscreen where it was possible to craft items without a player having the resources required.
  • Fix to remove the love mode tooltip when animals are unable to enter love mode.
  • Change to moderator option description in the Host and Player Options.
  • Fix for the submerged edge of the world emitting a faint light.
  • Fix for lighting issue with mobs in water.
  • Fix to stop food being removed when feeding animals in creative Mode.
  • Fix to stop bones being removed when taming wolves in creative Mode.
  • Change to make baby wolves tame when born.
  • Fix for blaze rods not being identified as fuel for a furnace.
  • Fix for issue with sky lighting values making bedrock layer fully lit.


  1. "Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Patch change logs" – Minecraft Forum, January 30, 2013.