Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Gets Plenty Of New Features In Title Update 7

    December 10, 2012

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition is making bank for Microsoft, Mojang and everybody else involved. The game just recently surpassed 4.4 million copies sold with the game selling anywhere between 40,000 to 60,000 copies a week. That kind of support puts a lot of pressure on 4J Studios to deliver constant quality updates, and they’re not disappointing.

PlayXBLA announced today that Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition would be getting Title Update 7 soon. It will bring many features from version 1.0.1 of the PC version including experience, animal breeding and a lot more. Here’s the full list of additions:

  • Animal Breeding
  • Potion Brewing
  • Experience Points
  • Enchantment Table
  • Mushroom Biome
  • Nether Fortress
  • New Tutorial World
  • Villagers
  • Mooshrooms
  • Blaze
  • Snow Golems
  • Magma Cubes
  • Baby Animals
  • A few features that originally appeared in version 1.0.1 of the PC game will not be appearing in title update 7 on the Xbox 360. The most glaring omission is “The End” scenario that has players fighting an Ender Dragon. It’s been delayed until the next title update. Other omissions include ocelots, jungles, spawn eggs and Iron Golems.

    As for changes from the PC version, 4J Studios notes that experience will work a little differently in the Xbox 360 version to speed up gameplay progression. Players will now only need 30 XP per level instead of the PC’s 50. Players will earn XP through mining, smelting, and breeding. The team also notes that Ender Pearls will teleport and can be thrown in Creative Mode.

    There is no release date for title update 7 just yet. That could possibly indicate that it won’t be out before the end of the year. That being said, 4J Studios could deliver a Christmas miracle and get it out while everybody actually has the time to play it during their holiday break.