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You can test the huge "Nether Update" for Minecraft in the latest Snapshot

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Mojang are busy bees working on a massive update to Minecraft, mainly focusing on expanding The Nether and you can test out this big update in a brand new Snapshot.

Minecraft Snapshot 20w06a, the first pre-release for the 1.16 update went out yesterday adding in two entirely new biomes for The Nether with the Crimson Forest, Warped Forest and Soulsand Valley. There's also a ton of new Nether blocks, a new high-level material called Netherite is in that lets you upgrade diamond gear, Hoglin mob is in and more.

Here's a few shots of some of the new stuff (click to enlarge):

You can read the full details here.

Our streamer is a huge fan of Minecraft, expect Sin to jump on in on our Twitch Channel once it's out properly and the fancy OptiFine pack is updated for it. On the subject of OptiFine if anyone uses it, they're finally getting close to supporting the last big Minecraft update!

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Nezchan 6 Feb, 2020
I'm sorry Liam, but I don't wanna hear about your Nether regions.
Nezchan 7 Feb, 2020
Quoting: Guest
Quoting: NezchanI'm sorry Liam, but I don't wanna hear about your Nether regions.
I heard he's got warts in there, as well. Gross.

And let's not even talk about the creeper infestation.
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