Update October 18: Today is the day of the official Minecraft PE 0.16.0 update release time! Mojang has said that the Minecraft PE Boss update is coming today so skip to the bottom of the article where you will find a full Minecraft PE 0.16.0 changelog soon.
Original article: With Minecraft 0.15.0 now out for Minecraft Pocket Edition, it’s time to look ahead to the Minecraft PE 0.16.0 release date on Android and iOS also known as the Minecraft PE 0.16.0 Boss update! This is the page you can keep checking to see what new features will be added to the game, compared to 0.15.0.
Minecraft PE 0.15.0 or the ‘Friendly’ update was one of the biggest patches that we have seen for the mobile version in terms of content.
With that said, it will be interesting to see what Mojang is plotting in terms of new features for Minecraft PE 0.16.0 in the build up to launch.
We already know some of the key Minecraft PE 0.16.0 content though, as we are now up to PE 0.16.0 beta Build 3. Here’s a teaser of the feature list so far so you know what is coming with the next update according to the Minecraft PE GamePedia page:
Ability to customize keyboard controls.
Added search tab to creative inventory (Win 10 only).
Added mouse UI sensitivity slider in VR options (Win 10 Rift only).
New UI for options menu.
Version exclusive: Toggle Crouch
Added warning before exit the game.
New blocks in Minecraft PE 0.16.0
Elder Guardian Spawn Egg
Guardian Spawn Egg
We do know that some potential Minecraft PE 0.16.0 features are going to be in relation to Resource Packs, with the ability to edit every resource in the game. Also Redstone tweaks are coming, with Redstone Dust connecting to any redstone component that has an input – such as Pistons, Dispensers and Droppers.
A good way to keep updated with the release of Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.16.0 is by following Tommaso Checchi’s Twitter account. The Mojang developer announces any breaking Minecraft PE news there first, so we suggest you bookmark that page.
We’ll be keeping you up to date with progress on the final release of Minecraft PE 0.16.0 on iOS and Android so keep checking pack at this page.
Are you getting frustrated with the ongoing wait, or excited knowing that we can’t be far off a release – let us know in the comments section which new feature you are most happy about.
Update: We are expecting Minecraft PE 0.16.0 to be out on iOS at any moment. When we have the full changelog for you, we’ll add it here asap so hold on tight! Leave a comment below if you are excited and waiting for the update to drop.