Correction: We originally stated that the 13 redstone skins cost $2 each, but they actually all come in a bundle for $2 total.
Minecraft’s getting more content today.
Microsoft announced today that the first big update of the year for its block-building game is available now for the Windows 10 and mobile versions. Minecraft, which is on just about every platform imaginable, has sold over 70 million copies (which is why Microsoft bought Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion in 2014). However, this new content, called the Overworld Update, is currently only available on PC and mobile. Sorry, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U players.
“With the Overworld Update, make more advanced mechanical contraptions with additional components, including comparators, repeaters, dispensers, droppers, hoppers and more,” Microsoft details on its site, Xbox Wire. “Stumble upon witch huts as you explore spooky swamps, and steal their unique potions to use for yourself. Other new gameplay elements include slime blocks, wearable pumpkins, and red sandstone.”
Microsoft is also rolling out new skins based on the game’s redstone component along with the update. Two of them, the Composer and Artisan, are free, with 13 more available in a bundle for $2.
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