Minecraft: Console Edition Holiday Update released with mobs, blocks, items, mash-up packs and more

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Mojang today released a big update for all console editions of Minecraft. Minecraft: Console Edition Holiday Update features new mobs, blocks, items, mash-up packs, skins, maps and more. They have also revamped The End with End Cities, End Ships and a complete gamechanger known as Elytra.

Here’s the full changelog:

  • New mobs: Shulker, Stray Skeleton, Husk Zombie, Skeleton Trap Horses
  • New Blocks: Chorus Flower, Chorus Plant, Dragon Head, End Gateway, End Rod, Purpur Block,
  • Purpur Pillar, Purpur Stairs, Purpur Slab
  • New Items: Chorus Fruit, Chorus Fruit, Dragons’s Breath, Elytra, End Crystal, Lingering Potion, Water Splash Potion, Popped Chorus Fruit, Potion of Luck, Tipped Arrow; Spruce, Birch, Jungle, Acacia, and Dark Oak boats
  • New Status Effects: Levitation, Luck
  • The End: significant changes to The End dimension – End Cities, End Ship
  • Crafting: UI updated to allow crafting fireworks, similarly to how Banners are crafted
  • Brewing: changed to include a slot for Blaze Powder
  • Tutorial: new Tutorial world, including tutorials for Banners and Elytra

You can download the update from the respective stores.

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