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Minecraft 1.4 pre-release out now, adds new sound effects and bug fixes


It’s here! Or it’s practically here, more or less. Minecraft 1.4, also known as the Pretty Scary Update, now exists as a pre-release version on Mojang’s blog. It adds lots of little big fixes and some big, big noises…

Click here to download the pre-release snapshot, which includes all the updates and additions that Mojang have been working on up to now. Prepare to hear dragons roar, anvils ring and bats squeak. Rumour has it that the Wither makes a very alarming noise, but I haven’t had a chance to try that yet.

Don’t forget that we have a guide for players who are trying out new snapshots. Click here and we’ll walk you through the whole process.