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Minecraft: Wii U Edition

Minecraft: Wii U Edition is receiving a Glide Beast Track Pack today. Three new maps are being added: Kraken, Yeti, and Dragon.

Here’s a look at each:

The Glide Beast Track Pack should be available when Minecraft: Wii U Edition updates later today. Patch 21 will be distributed, which encompasses the following:

Among the new DLC added to Minecraft: Wii U Edition this week is the Power Rangers Skin Pack. Take a look at some footage below.

Alongside the new Glide Mini Game, two new skin packs are coming to Minecraft: Wii U Edition. All of the new content should be out tonight / tomorrow at the latest.

First up is the Power Rangers Skin Pack. Skins for characters from the franchise are featured here.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition is also receiving the Mini Game Masters Skin Pack. It’ll include various outfits tying into the new mini-game.

One other small note by the way: Minecraft Wii U’s new update will include a fix for the following: MCCE-3984 – Enderdragon is able to use an End Gateway.

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Earlier today, the Glide Mini Game was announced for Minecraft on consoles. It should be coming to various systems tomorrow, including Wii U. Tons of footage can be found after the break from a live stream on Twitch.

Starting tomorrow, Minecraft: Wii U Edition players can participate in the new Glide Mini Game. It’ll put your aeronautical skills to the test, as you’ll be flying around in an aerial track. Additional free tracks will be offered at a later date.

The Glide Mini Game features two modes: Time Attack and Score Attack. The former has you using thermal drafts and speed boosters to obtain the fastest possible time while the latter encourages wracking up points by hitting all the hoops. Single-player and multiplayer options are both included. A more spacious lobby will be included as part of the update.

Have a look at the Glide Mini Game with the following trailer:

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The latest Minecraft: Wii U Edition patch is nearly here. It should be out today in North America, and other regions no later that tomorrow.

Today’s update is highlighted by the addition of the new Fallout Battle Map Pack. Several fixes have been implemented as well.

For the full patch notes, continue on below.

Update (2/1): The patch is now live. Takes up 74 MB.


Original (1/28): Minecraft: Wii U Edition will be receiving another update very soon. The patch mainly addresses a smattering of bugs, but also seems to add some new elements like 11 achievements for Survival and 7 achievements for Tumble.

The full patch notes can be found below. When the team sends out word about it being live, we’ll let you know.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition will be undergoing some maintenance next week. Online play will be unavailable during that period. Below are the exact times:

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

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A new Minecraft: Wii U Edition update is out now, though it’s not terribly important. The developers have addressed three small issues within the game.

The full patch notes are as follows:

– Fix for Mob Spawners not spawning anymore, and showing a Pig inside them.
– Fix for previously created signs being censored for players with restrictive Privacy settings.
– Fix for being able to escape the boundaries of the world by exiting a Boat at the edge.

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When the latest Minecraft: Wii U Edition dropped, new DLC based on Fallout was made available. Footage from the Fallout Mash-Up Pack can be found below.