- Brace yourselves, 'Minecraft' loyalists! Minecraft released Snapshot 23W35A with some mind-blowing updates!
- ARK: Survival Evolved fans, aprepare to meet the grand Shastasaurus!
- Been missing the 'Valheim' developers? Well, they are back with their newest update, the Hildir’s Request.
Minecraft released Snapshot 23W35A. It has updates and bug fixes. Important updates are LWJGL library and default Java version. They upgraded to version 3.3.2 and Microsoft OpenJDK 17.0.8. These changes aim to improve game performance.
Bug fixes in 23W35A are many. They fix various gameplay issues. Examples include pathfinding for animals, fixing crashes, and correcting grammar. Many other adjustments exist too. Game mechanics also changed. Changes involve effects of world reloading and armor unequipping. The 'Report Player' menu works better now. All these changes improve game functionality. They also improve user experience.
Snapshot 23W35A is for Minecraft: Java Edition. You can install it using the Minecraft Launcher. Remember to enable snapshots in the "Installations" tab. Yet, be careful with testing versions! They might corrupt your world. Backup your data and run in a different folder. This protects your main worlds.
Fortunately, Minecraft encourages players to report bugs. Use their issue tracker to help. They also seek feedback on upcoming features. Use their dedicated Feedback site for that. Want deeper discussions? Join the Minecraft Discord channel. There, you can connect with Minecraft enthusiasts. Enjoy the enhanced gaming experience!
ARK: Survival Evolved
ARK: Survival Evolved has something new. Soon, you'll see a big creature, Shastasaurus, in the game. It will roam in the oceans of The Center. The developers are still working. They have a glimpse of the creature for you. This creature isn't tamed yet. Yet, they made a plan. They will show you its design soon. Also, they have an idea for its saddle.
There's more! ARK: Survival Evolved is holding a big contest. It's the Community Creature Contest. You can participate and vote. You will vote for a real-world creature. It will appear in the Extinction map. Wonder which creature will win? Check the Creature Submission Guidelines first. After that, go over to the Creature Submission Forum. There, you can see what others submit.
The developers have been busy. They got save games from the Official Network. With them, you can set your own servers. Yes, you can continue your game from them! They took one snapshot already. But that's not all. They're planning another one. This will happen during the week of the Official Network Shutdown. It's happening in September.
Also, Classic PvP Season 7 is live. It's a great experience. Especially for PC players who love challenges. There's an EVO Event, too! It's happening across all platforms. It will end on Tuesday, September 5th. Exciting benefits await you! Doubling your XP, Harvesting, Taming, and Breeding on Official Servers.
The Valheim team took a break. They were busy with the Hildir’s Request update. But, they're back now. They're back to doing monthly blog posts. Hildir’s Request is the newest update. It adds a new character to the game, a merchant. This new merchant sells unique clothes. But first, you have to help her. Her quests involve mini-boss fights. The fights happen in different dungeons. Plus, the update lets you change the game. You can make it easier or harder.
At the same time, they're improving Ashlands. They pay attention to the terrain. Their goal is to make it more challenging. From now on, Ashlands will only be next to an Ocean biome. That's not all. They're looking closely at each area's height. They want it to differ from the Plains and Mistlands. Their careful work aims for a thrilling experience. Every visit to Ashlands will be unique.
Lava isn't the only feature in Ashlands. You can also find spots covered in deep ash layers. You can see this especially near the coastlines. They mark spots of a once lush, green forest. There's more. The developers started a speedrun contest. Fun rewards await the winners. Also, they highlighted some player creations. They ask everyone to share their creations, too. Players should use the hashtag #ValheimBotM. This may lead to their creation becoming a future feature.