Over the past few weeks a number of glimpses landed for the upcoming Minecraft 1.7 update, which are given thanks to various snapshot downloads and video demos. Most recently, we saw new Stained Glass textures within one of the latest Minecraft 1.7 previews thanks to snapshot 13w42a and 13w42b including bug fixes and other improvements.
Today, we wanted to feature a video revealing some of the changes coming with the Minecraft 1.7 update thanks to snapshot 13w42a / 13w42b. If you want to try one of these preview builds yourself, then you can do so by getting the download for Minecraft 1.7 and before doing so making sure you understand this update is not the final version.
If you want to see the full changelog for Minecraft 1.7 snapshot update 13w42a, then you can see all the bug fixes and new features found within this Reddit post. Be warned, the snapshot releases are for experienced users only.
Minecraft 13w42a / 13w42b snapshot and problems – take a look at the video below for a 4-minute look at the latest Minecraft update. You’ll get a visual look at what’s new in this snapshot along with the new map and stained glass.
It should be noted a number of Product Reviews readers and YouTube users report crashing with Minecraft snapshot 13w42a, but after installing update 13w42b everything worked a lot better. If you are hands-on with the Minecraft 1.7 update preview, have you experienced any crashing/freezing, or has this snapshot been problem-free for you?
What new features would you like to see added with the Minecraft 1.7 update? Requests we have seen so far include customizable bows and different weapons like mace’s, swords and knifes. Others ask for new animals or at the very least the addition of birds. Share your wish list below in the comments.