Minecraft: Xbox Edition Update Details

It has been announced that version 1.7.3 of PC's Minecraft will be the next update for the Xbox. No date has been announced but hopefully it won't be long! The PC version added the following:

 

 

  • Added pistons.
  • Fixed clay generation.
  • Flint and Steel or redstone is now required to trigger TNT.
  • Fences can be stacked.
  • Added Shears.
  • Redstone wire now will connect to a repeater.
  • Shears can be used to pick up leaf blocks.
  • Shears can be used to shear sheep without hurting them.
  • Sheep no longer drop wool from being punched, only from being killed when they are unsheared.
  • New textures for Cobblestone and Brick blocks.
  • Silverfish skin was added (for Beta 1.8).
  • The gray textures in the breaking animation have been replaced with opacity.
  • Squid can now despawn.
  • Single slabs now use the bottom half of the full block's texture.
  • Cobweb now requires shears or a sword to be broken properly, and drops 1 string when destroyed.
  • The bed side texture has been moved in the texture pack file, as well as the cake texture.

Hopefully you're all as excited as we are for this update! Let us know in the comments section!