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Minecraft to soon reach version 1.5 codenamed 'Redstone'

Minecraft v1.5 is nearly here, boasts a bunch of improvements.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Feb 25 2013 3:33 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:24 PM CST

It looks like Minecraft is about to hit quite the milestone, with that milestone being version 1.5 of the game. Minecraft's upcoming 1.5 patch has been codenamed "Redstone", and will sport quite the list of improvements and additions to the insanely popular 8-bit game.

Minecraft to soon reach version 1.5 codenamed 'Redstone' | TweakTown.com

The latest update will include improvements of:

  • changes to the gaming engine
  • rendering optimizations
  • mobs will include an improved UI
  • mobs will no longer be able to walk over rails unless they are after you
  • improved inventory system
  • death messages now include cause of death, items used to kill you, and who did the dirty deed
  • bug fixes... and more bug fixes

If you were waiting to hear on what would actually get added to the game, here's that new list:

  • new texture packs
  • the game will now allow animated texture packs
  • a scoreboard system to track kills, deaths, or commands

Added items include

  • Redstone Comparator
  • Hopper
  • Dropper
  • Daylight sensor
  • Trapped chest
  • Weighted pressure plate
  • Activator rail
  • Detector rail
  • Minecart with TNT
  • and more
NEWS SOURCE:vr-zone.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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