Minecraft developers have announced a brand-new update that’s planned to release for the game in mid-2021. The upgrade focuses on caves and cliffs and will come with lots of new stuff to the title.
As per the announcement, the forthcoming update will change some key areas in Minecraft and add several new elements to the game to keep things interesting. Such updates are a great way to attract more people and even fans who haven’t played the game in a while.
Although the new build is several months away, Mojang has revealed many details about it already. The official Minecraft YouTube channel has shared a deep-dive and a better glimpse at everything new co come with update 1.21 for Minecraft.
Minecraft 1.17 Update – Caves and Cliffs
As per the information provided by the developers, the new update will mostly focus on the caves and cliffs in the game. Here are some of the upcoming changes:
Lush Caves are some of the key features set to appear in Minecraft with the Caves and Cliffs update. These underground structures are filled with all types of greenery and biodiversity. Their locations are marked by the presence of Azalea bushes, which should be easy to spot.
Dripstone Caves are a new kind of structure to be added to Minecraft; these caves will include stalagmites and stalactites.
‘Deep Dark’ is among the newest biomes to come to the game. Players will encounter the new Warden mobs in this new world.
A few new mobs will also make it to the game with the Minecraft 1.21 update:
- Glow Squids
The Glow Squid was included in the title after the developers held a poll between three different mods, asking the community to choose the one they want to see in the game.
Skulk Sensors – new types of blocks that can be found in caves where Wardens live – will also make their way into Minecraft.