Minecraft’s next big update will add craftable camels, bamboo, and more
Minecraft announced the next big update for 2023. So far known only as update 1.20, it will bring camels, craftable bamboo items, new default skins, and more into Minecraft vanilla, as reported by Eurogamer. Unlike previous updates, the upcoming one still doesn’t have a name, and to avoid price hikes it’s only revealing new features that are sure to appear in the game.
The new update was announced at Minecraft Live over the weekend, with the Minecraft team adding first of all that they have decided not to reveal the features planned for the update unless they are certain to be rolled out. declare – add that there has been a tendency for over-promotion and under-delivery in previous updates. So only a handful of new additions have been announced, with the promise of more to be revealed for the rest of the year.
The hosts kicked off the Minecraft Live presentation by revealing seven new default skins that will join the two already in the game, Minecraft Steve and Alex. The new skins are designed with even more variety in mind, allowing players to choose a default skin that they feel better represents as a person.
The hosts revealed that camels will be added as a new mount in the update. The desert creature will be found roaming the sand or congregating around desert villages and will be the first Minecraft mount that can accommodate two riders. Instead of having a vertical jump like a horse, camels will have more horizontal jumps. The update will also add a new cactus block that allows players to breed camels and a new saddle.
The update will also add bamboo planks, which can be crafted from bamboo and used to create a new type of block, as well as standard building pieces and a new bamboo raft. The raft, as the presenters explain, functions like Minecraft’s standard boat, but allows for a new, adventurous aesthetic that players can appreciate from an immersive perspective.
Other new items being added include a perforated bookshelf that can be used to store books, as well as a group of hanging signs with different string shapes depending on what the sign is being mounted on. enter. The Mojang team has promised more to be revealed later for this update, which should be out sometime in 2023.
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