Minecraft has just released a new patch for the game

It makes a number of improvements to what is now the best-selling title Microsoft has ever released on its own digital platform. (It sold more than 1 million units in the first week of release.)

Some new features include an autosave feature, the ability to disable tooltips and hints, and a friendly notification should you attempt to place lava near to a spawn area. There also a ton of  fixes.

Here’s a full list of features and fixes that come with the patch.


Added an autosave, and the ability to turn autosave off, or set it from 15 minutes up to 2 hours in 15 minute steps.
Split the sensitivity controls into an in-game sensitivity and an in-menu sensitivity.
Added an Interface Opacity slider in the settings for plasma screen users.
Added a gamertag display in splitscreen, and the ability to enable/disable it in the settings.
Added an option in the settings menu to enable/disable in-game hints.
Added an option in the settings menu to enable/disable tooltips.
Added a co-ordinate display to the in-game map.
Added new sections in the How To Play on Multiplayer, Sharing Screenshots, and What’s New.
Added a warning message when attempting to place lava near the spawn area.


Fix for the leaderboard crash when toggling between filters/leaderboards.
Fix for server disconnect message appearing when offline or in leaderboards.
Fix for issue where posting a screenshot to Facebook caused a back out to the main menu.
Fix for clay generation.
Fix for ‘Awaiting Approval’ showing all the time on some signs.
Various crafting menu fixes.
Fix for being able to stand on sugarcane.
Fix for intermittent crash on saving.
Fix for duplication bug with the furnace and dispenser.
Fix for not being able to place water near the spawn area.
Fix for intermittent problem on entering the Nether putting the player above the Nether world.
Fix for frame-rate drop around the edge of the world.
Fix for intermittent problem where some achievements were not being awarded.
Fix for graphical issue with stairs.
Fix for issue with enemies spawning inside a house when they shouldn’t.
Fix for Zombie Pigmen not being counted for leaderboard scores.



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