The Minecraft world has been action-packed this week.
On top of Minecraft news, a new release with plenty of Minecraft spirit has taken gaming by storm, Valheim.
Here’s everything you should know about the last week in the world of Minecraft and beyond.
Glow Squids Available Now in Minecraft Bedrock Beta
Minecraft Caves and Cliffs will bring a ton of new content, and we get to see some of it in action thanks to betas and snapshots.
A new piece of the massive upcoming update has entered the Minecraft Bedrock beta, Glow Squids. Glow Squids won a community event to be included in the Caves and Cliffs update, and fans will get a chance to see them early.
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Glow Squids will be an incredible sight in-game, lighting up some of the darkest areas in Minecraft Bringing some into your aquarium will also be a great way to bring life to your constructions.
Glow Squids aren’t the only new aquatic animal coming to Minecraft in the Caves and Cliffs Update, also joined by the Axolotl. Just remember not to let your Axolotls and Glow Squids get too close, as Axolotls will eat them.
New Minecraft Snapshot Makes Caves and Cliffs Update Improvements
A new Minecraft snapshot is here, and it brings us some cave design mechanics from the upcoming Caves and Cliffs update.
This will introduce new cave designs centered around two archetypes according to Mojang:Spaghetti caves. Long squiggly tunnels, sometimes wide like tagliatelle.
- Cheese Caves – Like the holes in Swiss cheese, these often form caverns of various sizes.
- Spaghetti Caves – Long squiggly tunnels, sometimes wide like tagliatelle.
Along with new kinds of cave generation, this update brings some important bug fixes and more, so you don’t want to miss it!
Valheim Sells 1 Million Copies in First Week
Valheim is taking survival gaming to a whole new level as a new early access release, and you can feel the spirit of Minecraft in the game, for its trajectory and its gameplay.
Valheim has already reached 1 million sales via Steam just one week into its first early access period, and 160,000 peak active users.
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The game costs $20 on Steam, and can be played on larger multiplayer servers, with co-op, or simply single player. It features a ton of exploration, PVE combat, building and creation – and you’ll spend plenty of time hitting trees and mining materials.