Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.6.0 Livestream At 16:30 CET

Want to get a sneak peak at the features being introduced in version 0.6.0 of Minecraft Pocket Edition? Developers Johan Bernhardsson and Daniel Kaplan will be livestreaming all of the new features at 16.30 CET today.

Watch live video from jbernhardsson on www.twitch.tv

We'll bring you the stream as soon as we can, but what can you expect to see in the recently submitted 0.6.0 update for the game? According to a recent blog post, the new update won't just bring a few tweaks to the chart-topping gaming, there'll be loads of new content too - here's what's coming:

  • Signs
  • Armor
  • Baby animals
  • Fancy clouds
  • Improved D-pad
  • Stonecutter for crafting stone blocks
  • Sheep can be colored with dyes
  • New block types: Netherrack, Nether Brick, Block of Quartz with 2 variants (pillar and chiseled),mossy/cracked Smooth Stone Brick variants (creative only), chiseled/smooth Sandstone variants
  • New stairs: Nether Brick, Sandstone, Smooth Stone Brick, Quartz
  • New slabs: Sandstone
  • New item: Nether Brick (smelted from netherrack and crafted into nether brick tile)
  • Upside-down stairs, corner stairs
  • Slabs can be placed in up position (needs testing on small screens)
  • Sand and Gravel are affected by gravity
  • Read our Minecraft Pocket Edition beginner's guide

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