Minecraft: Pocket Edition gains Chinese Mythology mashup pack & other goodies

Microsoft announced today that Minecraft: Pocket Edition is gaining a Chinese Mythology mash-up pack along withĀ a fewĀ other goodies and improvements, such asĀ aĀ free Redstone Mansion map available via a new Worlds section inĀ theĀ in-game store.

The new featuresĀ areĀ availableĀ at no charge to existing players and require Minecraft: Pocket Edition version 1.0.6, which is rolling today on App Store.

Minecraft’s upcoming update will let creators sell their skins, mini-games, textures & worlds

Minecraft developers announced on their blog today that a community Marketplace feature is coming soon to the mobile Minecraft: Pocket Edition game via an upcoming Discovery update. Marketplace will let Minecraft players and creators sell their custom skins, mini-games, textures, worlds and more.

At launch, Marketplace will offer content created by well-known community members, including Noxcrew, BlockWorks, Qwertyuiop The Pie, Blockception, Sphax, Eneija Silverleaf, Imagiverse, Polymaps and Razzleberry Fox.

Releasing today: $20 Minecraft for Apple TV & big ā€œEnderā€ update for iOS version

Highlighted at the ā€œHello againā€ Mac event in October, Minecraft for Apple TV is currentlyĀ rolling outĀ on the tvOS App Store. DeveloperĀ Mojang also announced that Minecraft: Pocket Edition for iOSĀ just receivedĀ a big ā€œEnderā€ update.Ā BringingĀ the app’s version number to 1.0, the ā€œEnderā€ update enables a bunchĀ of cool features and perks.

Some of them include theĀ ultimate boss battle, Ender Dragon, new locations like The End, additional items such as the Dragonā€™s Breath potion and this year’s Festive Mash-Up Pack with all kinds of holiday themed looks.

Minecraft: Story Mode now available on iOS

Telltale Games and Microsoft-owned Mojang, the creators of Minecraft, have teamed up on a brand new, narrative-driven game set in the Minecraft universe. Titled Minecraft: Story Mode, the game launched today in the App Store as a $4.99 download for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Minecraft: Story Mode is framed as a full-blown adventure game. It’s not a Minecraft add-on nor does it require the original Minecraft game. Like other Telltale Games releases, Minecraft: Story Mode isĀ a multi-part episodic series.