Minecraft‘s getting noodles on high of spaghetti. While that may sound scrumptious (if decadent), what it actually means is that we’re getting much more different cave era as a part of the Caves & Cliffs replace. The newest Minecraft snapshot, 21w17a, is introducing noodle caves alongside some tweaks to dripleaves, copper, and ore veins.
Noodle caves are very comparable to the spaghetti caves launched in snapshot 21w06a. They’re each lengthy, skinny caves that can wind in and across the different caverns that the system generates. The distinction is that noodle caves are thinner and extra claustrophobic variants, so that you’ll get much more selection than you’d’ve with simply spaghetti caves.
This snapshot additionally tweaks the brand new ore veins which had been carried out in a earlier preview. They’re somewhat rarer now, and ever-so-slightly shriveled, however you’ll now have an opportunity of discovering a uncooked ore block in the course of a vein. If you’ve been taking part in round with Minecraft copper in earlier snapshots, that’s additionally getting a significant change to be simpler to discover – copper ore blocks will now drop two or three items of ore as an alternative of only one when mined.
You can get the total checklist of modifications on the official website, or get a extra detailed breakdown within the video beneath.
The Minecraft 1.17 launch date remains to be set for summer time 2021 – although that’ll now solely be the primary a part of the replace.