Minecraft Wild Update Brings New Biomes And More

The Minecraft Wild Update is finally upon us, and it's bringing two new biomes, new mobs, and more

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A banner for the new Minecraft Wild Update

The Minecraft Wild Update is finally here. It lands today on both the Java and Bedrock Editions of the game and adds new biomes, new mobs, and new blocks for you to check out. You can download it right now on both PC and consoles.

What is the Minecraft Wild Update?

Minecraft gets both major and minor updates on a regular basis; within the last few months, we've had Bedrock updates adding new experimental features, as well as the debut of a long-overdue mob. Now, the Minecraft Wild Update is upon us, and it's bringing lots of new content to get excited about if you're a Minecraft lover. First up, you're getting two brand new biomes: the deep dark and the mangrove swamps. The deep dark is inhabited by the terrifying Warden, who uses sound to identify your position, while the mangrove swamps teem with life. You can get a look at both new biomes in the Minecraft Wild Update trailer, which you can see right here.

As well as these two new biomes, you're also getting four new mobs. The aforementioned Warden stalks the deep dark biome, while frogs and tadpoles make their home in the mangrove swamps. There's also the adorable winged allay to discover. Finally, the Wild Update is bringing lots of new blocks, including mangrove wood, mud, and sculk, so you'll have lots of new materials to experiment with while you build your structures. All in all, there are lots of reasons to head back into Minecraft thanks to the Wild Update, so be sure to download it as soon as you can if you're into your Minecraft.

All is fair in the world of Minecraft

Minecraft is having a pretty good time of it right now, all things considered. Just last month, the Bedrock Edition of the game got some new DLC starring the Angry Birds crew, and the Education Edition received a new map designed to teach children about accessibility. As you can imagine, there's also plenty of impressive user-generated content being created out there in the Minecraft community, including a fully-functioning version of WordleMinecraft modders are so good at what they do that they're even being hired by professional developers to work on games. Not bad, right?

A group of Minecraft characters enjoying a sojourn in the new Minecraft Wild Update
The new Minecraft Wild Update is just one way in which the creative sandbox game is continuing to thrive.

You can pick up Minecraft right now on...well, pretty much every platform out there. It's still going strong almost eleven years after its initial release, and with a wealth of user-generated content and developer-created updates, there really has never been a better time to be a Minecraft fan. We'll bring you more on Mojang's extraordinary success story, including future updates in the pipeline, as soon as we get it, so stay tuned to TechRaptor for more info on this.

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