Get ready, Minecraft fans!… as Minecraft ‘Pocket Edition’ for iOS has received what many out there who are perhaps already familiar with the game (and its features), will consider a major update – today.
Pushed out onto the store in the last few hours, Minecraft – Pocket Edition 0.4.0 is a truly welcomed update to the mobile port of Mojang‘s modern internet phenomena, now not only bringing with it the addition of ‘Chests’ so that you can store the items you may pick-up on your travels more easily, but in this version you’ll also find that days and nights are considerably longer, further allowing you to ‘get done’ what you need to do in the virtual world, before the sun rises.
Don’t fancy waiting? – ‘Beds’ have also been included in this update, so – if you really need to – you can now trade the dark, for light, and skip straight to the fresh sight of the morning’s dawn.
Alongside the above changes, there are a selection of other notable additions which have been added in this release, specifically – Creepers! … Yes, you can now fight-off crazed creepers on your iOS device, (even using a block or two of ‘TNT’, if you feel it necessary).
- Added food. Eat it to restore health.
- Farming; wheat, seeds and hoe.
- Peaceful mode setting: healing and no monsters.
- Trapdoor, new dyes and a few new recipes.
- More: close to 20 bug fixes and tweaks, e.g. monsters spawned when bright, client fall damage.
Available for download as of this afternoon, Minecraft – Pocket Edition 0.4.0 is universally supported across iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. There’s also a FREE ‘Lite Edition’ available, for those looking to simply check the game out for what it is, without necessarily having to commit to purchasing a copy.