After years of fannying about with such frivolities as ‘mining’ and ‘crafting’, Minecraft is now specializing in what’s really essential: swimming outside. Version 1.13 of Minecraft’s Java Edition, nicknamed Update Aquatic, remains to be swimming by means of improvement however the newest work-in-progress ‘snapshot’ construct launched yesterday and is filled with goodies. Dolphins! Icebergs! ‘Conduit’ blocks that hold you from drowning! Different water colors for various biomes! Why would you ever go on dry land once more?
The snapshot 18w15a patch notes lay it out, although you may discover the annotated fan wiki notes extra helpful. Especially since Subnautica, it’s appeared a disgrace that Minecraft’s oceans aren’t livelier. Mojang have been engaged on this replace for a good whereas and I’m digging what I see.
Here’s YouTuber “xisumavoid” exhibiting off new undersea enjoyable (and never utilizing horrible language, so far as I heard):
That’s good, that. Those are oceans I wish to dangle round in.
Dolphins, new water, and different bits additionally arrived within the Windows 10 (and cross-platform) model of Minecraft this week with Beta – 184.108.40.206. Dolphins for everybody!
As ever, you’ll probably wish to wait till the replace is completed–and doubtless to your favorite mods after which servers to replace after that–however it’s good to see this taking form. It actually is best down the place it’s wetter.