Minecraft Live 2021 is airing on Oct. 16 with new mob vote, Minecraft reveals, and more

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What you need to know

  • Minecraft Live is the livestreamed event that, for all intents and purposes, replaced the in-person Minecon event.
  • The show is returning for another year in 2021, and will feature a ton of announcements and reveals for Minecraft.
  • Expect interviews, a brand-new mob vote, a peek into the future of Minecraft and Minecraft Dungeons, and more.
  • Minecraft Live officially airs on Oct. 16, 2021, and will be available to stream on practically every platform.

Minecraft is a deceptively massive game, and as such practically requires its own separate event to update the community on everything they need to know about Minecraft. To achieve this, Mojang Studios hosts their own Minecraft event, which showcases all the latest news and announcements for Minecraft and Minecraft Dungeons. Today, it was revealed that Minecraft Live is officially returning for 2021, continuing a livestreamed format instead of an in-person event.

Minecraft Live 2021 officially airs on Oct. 16, 2021, and will feature interviews with Mojang team members and community members, exclusive reveals and announcements for the future of Minecraft, the latest mob vote, and much more. We don't have exact details yet (of course), but we're expecting Minecraft Live to be packed with content to excite fans, and likely new information on the Caves and Cliffs Update.

You can keep track of Minecraft Live details on the official Mojang Studios website, but rest assured that we'll be covering every aspect of the event right here. Minecraft Live 2021 will reveal the future of the greatest game ever made, and may even show us the inspiration for the next line of best Minecraft toys and gifts.

Zachary Boddy
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Zachary Boddy (They / Them) is a Staff Writer for Windows Central, primarily focused on covering the latest news in tech and gaming, the best Xbox and PC games, and the most interesting Windows and Xbox hardware. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life starting with the original Xbox, and started out as a freelancer for Windows Central and its sister sites in 2019. Now a full-fledged Staff Writer, Zachary has expanded from only writing about all things Minecraft to covering practically everything on which Windows Central is an expert, especially when it comes to Microsoft. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.