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Minecraft Weekly Wrap Up – January 4th
Minecraft Weekly Wrap Up – January 4th

The new year is here, and that means bigger and better things for the world of Minecraft!

While players are anxiously awaiting Minecraft Update 1.17 Caves and Cliffs – that’s not all that’s going on around Minecraft in 2021.

Here’s all the latest news this week.

Mr Beast Hides $100,000 in Gift Cards in Minecraft Server

One of the most ambitious and unique giveaways in Minecraft history came at the very end of 2020 thanks to infamous Youtuber Mr. Beast.

Mr. Beast created a brand new concept, where he hid over $100,000 worth of gift cards in a MInecraft server where players must explore to find the funds!

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The money was eventually found by Tubbo, a Minecraft content creator, with much of the prize pool then also being donated to viewers who tuned into the massive search.

Last Day for Minecraft New Year’s Sale

Minecraft ended 2020 with a bang releasing RTX for Windows 10 among plenty of other insane milestones and updates.

But one thing that carried on over into 2021 is the Minecraft New Year’s Sale.

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This massive promotion offers tons of Minecraft Marketplace goodies, including daily doorbusters that spice things up. So if you’re looking to pick up new skins, content packs or more on the Minecraft Marketplace, you should check out if the right deals are there for you!

The Year of Caves and Cliffs

2021 will bring us the biggest Minecraft content update in years, something we expect will go even beyond the massive Nether Update of 2020 – Minecraft 1.17 Caves and Cliffs.

Caves and Cliffs will rework cave system generation, introduce new biomes, tons of new items, new mobs, and plenty more!

You can check out the full announcement and walkthrough of Minecraft 1.17 Caves and Cliffs at Minecraft Live here.

But even better, if you want to experience some of the new content coming our way in Caves and Cliffs, you can join the Minecraft 1.17 beta by following the steps here.

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