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Minecraft Live 2021 will be here soon, and on Saturday 16 October we’ll find out what’s in the store for everyone’s favourite block-mining game.
Jens Bergensten (Lead Designer) and Agnes Larsson (Game Director) have been teasing some of the content ahead for the stream on the weekend. Here’s what we know so far — and we’ll update this as we find out more, of course.
Here’s a link to this page:
Minecraft Live 2021
Minecraft Live 2021
How to Watch Minecraft Live 2021
We’ll be running a live blog on Nintendo Life, so you can watch along with us there — obviously the very best place to be!
Mojang will also host the video as you would imagine on their social media channels.
WhenSaturday, October 16th, 2021 at 5PM BST/ 12PM EDT/ 9AM PDT
Where:YouTube, Twitch. Facebook. Minecraft Live website
How:You can watch from any phone, tablet or PC with internet access.
YouTube will also have audio descriptions and American Sign Language versions of the stream:
See the image below for more information about broadcast times in the time zone you are in:
What to Expect from Minecraft Live 2021
On October 16th, three new mobs will vote for the game. This mob vote is how the Glow Squid was obtained after the 2020 Minecraft Live stream. It beat out the Moobloom (a flower-themed cattle) and the Iceologer (an illager who hurls flying ice cloud lava).
There are now three new mobs available:
The Allay is a friendly mob, who takes items and finds more of them — if you’re in need of sticks, bones, or emeralds, for example. He can also dance and fly. He’s adorable. If you have a Note Block, he will drop off any items that he finds.
Minecraft in Caves & Cliffs Part Two will have major changes to how mobs spawn. Currently, if there is low light, you will see Creepers, Zombies and Skeletons appearing. But, soon, this will only happen in total darkness. Your builds will no more be plagued by torches. The Glare can help with this: He will fly to dark areas and throw tantrums because he hates darkness. Thanks, Glare!
The Copper Golem
Like his friend Iron Golem the Copper Golem is a large copper-colored lad. The difference is that he will age and develop a beautiful copper patina. When he is green, he will freeze into a statue. It can be built by you (probably with 4 Copper blocks in T-shapes, similar to how the Iron Golem was made). “loves to randomly press Copper Buttons”. Redstone may have a very cool application for this, but Redstone is not well-known enough to know. It is worth noting that Copper Buttons will be added to the game if the Copper Golem win!
Info on Minecraft Dungeons
Minecraft Dungeons received a lot attention over the past year. With a lot DLC and cross play, it’ll be interesting for players to see where this RPG-style spinoff goes.
The Next Update
Last year, Minecraft Live introduced us the Caves & Cliffs updates. Mojang did confirm earlier in the year that the 1.19 update would be announced during Minecraft Live 2021.
Minecraft is built on its community creations, and it knows it — the website features them regularly, and so does Minecraft Live. During the show, there will likely be some interesting, creative community builds and server setups.
Steve and Alex are getting amiibo, so we’ll probably get to see them on the stream this week — maybe scanning them will do something special in Minecraft?
Caves & Cliffs Part 2
Perhaps we’ll see a bit more of the second part, including the biome generation and the new mobs.
We’d really like to see a little more of the terrifying, hard-to-kill new Warden mob, who lives in the new Deep Dark Biome, ready to wreck your sh*t.
It isn’t a live event without a few rumors that are not well-founded, right?
Are You a New Boss?
To be honest, the original trailer for the announcement was kind of nonsense. In a good way, of course — but it promised three things: Quadromorphic Ender Vision. Pillager Raido Sound, and B.E.A.C.O.N. Broadcasting System.
Perhaps all of this was not as absurd as we thought. Some speculate that the Ender Vision is the Ender Dragon, while the Pillager Raid eo Sound represents…the Pillager Raids and the B.E.A.C.O.N. This is a hint towards the Wither that you must defeat in order to make a Beacon. These are the three boss fights in Minecraft… but could we be seeing even more?
We already know a lot about the Warden… maybe it’s him?
We’ve all waited patiently for Caves & Cliffs Update Part 2 to arrive. This update will add new world generation, mechanics, and mobs to the game. We know that it will be released. “later this year”… Minecraft Live is a great time to tell us exactly when.
The latest Minecraft Snapshot — a preview of upcoming updates — is 21w40a, which is an improvement on the first Caves & Cliffs Part 2 Snapshot, 21w37a. Although the Snapshot has changed the ore distribution and fixed any errors in the world generation process, it’s not clear when it will be released.
What is Minecraft/AR?
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Minecraft VR was released on PSVR in late 2015. But, do you remember the amazing Alternate Reality Hololens demo from E3 2015? Although it is scripted, misleading and not consumer-ready, it is still worth hearing more about. It doesn’t seem to have much impact on Switch players.
Minecraft LEGO was hugely popular, so we wouldn’t surprise to see new sets or other collabs. What about a Minecraft Colourpop palette. Animal Crossing did get one, after all…
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Are there any Minecraft Live 2021 rumours that you’ve heard? What would you like to see in Minecraft Live 2021? Comment below to let us know.