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Minecraft: Wii U Edition

Nintendo has started to update its maintenance schedule for this week. So far, two sessions are planned. One is specifically for Switch and general while the other is for Minecraft (which probably means an update is on the way).

The full maintenance schedule is as follows:


– 4:50 PM PT (January 30) – 6:30 PM PT (January 30)
– 7:50 PM ET (January 30) – 9:30 PM ET (January 30)
– 12:50 AM in the UK (January 31) – 2:30 AM in the UK (January 31)
– 1:50 AM in Europe (January 31) – 3:30 AM in Europe (January 31)

Minecraft (Switch / Wii U)

– 5:50 PM PT (January 30) – 7:30 PM PT (January 30)
– 8:50 PM ET (January 30) – 10:30 PM ET (January 30)
– 1:50 AM in the UK (January 31) – 3:30 AM in the UK (January 31)
– 2:50 AM in Europe (January 31) – 4:30 AM in Europe (January 31)


Minecraft added a new Norse Mythology Mash-Up Pack on both Switch and Wii U this week. Check out a trailer for the DLC below.

A new Minecraft update will be going out soon on Switch and Wii U. On both platforms, the game will be adding in a Birthday Skin Pack, Norse Mythology Mashup Pack, and more. There are also the regular features and changes.

We expect that the patch will be going live around the following times:

– 5:50 PM PT (December 19) – 7:30 PM PT (December 19)
– 8:50 PM ET (December 19) – 10:30 PM ET (December 19)
– 1:50 AM in the UK (December 20) – 3:30 AM in the UK (December 20)
– 2:50 AM in Europe (December 20) – 4:30 AM in Europe (December 20)

For the full patch notes, continue on below.

A new update is rolling out for Minecraft on both Switch and Wii U. It specifically adds in a free Minecon Earth 2017 Skin Pack. Minecraft went through maintenance last night, so this update should be live as of now.


One of the latest pieces of DLC for Minecraft on Switch and Wii U is a new Skin Pack featuring the Netflix show Stranger Things. We have a trailer and some footage for it below.

The latest update is now available for both the Switch and the Wii U version of Minecraft. Here are the patch notes:

Earlier in the week, Minecraft was updated on both Switch and Wii U to support the Myths Glide Track Pack. Check out a trailer for the DLC below.


As mentioned earlier today, Minecraft will be impacted by maintenance tonight. When it’s complete, a new patch should be out on both Switch and Wii U.

Among what’s due out today is the Glide Myths Track pack. A new “Stranges – Biome Settlers 3” Skin Pack is also incoming.

Full patch notes for both versions are below. 

One of the features Minecraft players on Nintendo consoles have been waiting for is the ability to transfer worlds from Wii U to Switch. Fortunately, the functionality isn’t too far off.

During an official live stream today, the world transfer feature was shown off for the first time. The team had hoped to have it ready for the Switch version’s launch, but they wanted to take the extra time to ensure that it worked perfectly.

Following last night’s maintenance, a new patch is out now for Minecraft on Switch and Wii U. Both platforms have had very fixes implemented.

Patch notes for both platforms are included below.