Available Across Platforms:
The long wait is over as the Minecraft Bedrock update is now live on Xbox One, Windows 10 Edition, iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch.
Packed with a lot of excitement, the update introduces many new building materials such as slabs, stairs, signs, and walls.
Teasing the upcoming Village and Pillage update, the release caters to builders with a boatload of new stairs, walls, slabs and more
Floral Delight for Gardeners:
Garden enthusiasts rejoice as two enchanting flowers make their way into the update The Lily of the Valley and Cornflower.
Cornflower fans will finally be happy for their pleas that have fallen on deaf ears in the past, but they have now managed to be incorporated into the game.
Explore new game rules and buttons, providing direct access to the feedback site, bug tracker site, and support site.
A sizzling addition allows players to place lava in cauldrons, adding an extra layer of strategy to garden design.
Experimental Gameplay Excitement:
Behind the Experimental Gameplay toggle, uncover features like the Minecraft Script Engine, Pillagers, the Bamboo Jungle biome, lanterns, and crossbows with new enchantments.
Block placeholders for upcoming village blocks are also included, although not fully functional yet.
Cautionary Note for Experimenters:
Given the experimental nature, back up your worlds before delving into these new features for a seamless gaming experience.
Players are encouraged to share suggestions on feedback.minecraft.net and join the conversation about the update on Discord. gg/Minecraft.
The Minecraft Bedrock update promises a thrilling journey for builders and adventurers alike, introducing a myriad of features and improvements to elevate the gaming experience.
The Factorio community is celebrating a year filled with diverse modding endeavours as the year 2023 concludes. The mod portal witnesses the release of 20043 exciting upgrades and modes with over 676,000 engineers, setting the stage for an enhanced Factorio experience in 2024.
Mod Portal Usage Highlights 2023:
676,651 engineers engaged in downloading 44,954,072 mods.
2,043 new mods and 7,832 mod updates were introduced.
1,368 active mod creators, supported by 105 collaborators.
Diversity in Mod Uploads:
Charts reveal the varied categories of mods released in 2023.
Player downloads grouped by mod category emphasize the appeal of diverse content.
Mod Portal Changelog 2023:
Improved discoverability with the experimental Highlights page and revamped search.
Behind the scenes enhancements include automatic re hosting of images, migration to Meilisearch, and storage improvements.
The manage Mods button was added for convenient access to the mod manager GUI, reducing constant game restarts.
Improved workflow for resolving dependency issues without disabling all mods.
Installing Mods Made Easier:
2.0 features a new Explore tab, mirroring the mod portal website's search and filtering capabilities.
Implementation includes a serverside approach for a seamless experience between website and name searches.
Future Plans and Exciting Developments:
Mod manager improvements address major grievances, paving the way for Factorio 2.0.
While the laundry list is extensive, plans for further enhancements will be rolled out in subsequent versions.
Factorio enthusiasts can anticipate an improved and streamlined modding experience with the upcoming Factorio 2.0 release.