Don't wish to play as Steve? Change up the game by loading in your own skin, choose from the catalogue of free skins or purchase a pack for 99c each. Microsoft has also added boats, fishing, more languages, map configurations, new mobs, items, easy switching between creative and survival, and much more.

Here's a list of highlights from the store listing:

  • Multiple language support
  • Boats with space for two! Take your pet for a pleasant ride.
  • You can also throw stuff from the boats, like snowballs and eggs
  • Fishing
  • Squids
  • Spider jockeys
  • Cave Spiders
  • Bats
  • Adorable baby zombies
  • Weird chicken jockeys
  • Clownfishes are now edible
  • A fancy new World Edit screen so you can rename worlds, change game mode and do other things
  • Creative players can no longer be set on fire phew
  • We've stopped cheeky chickens from walking on water
  • Animals can no longer breed without touching each other ooh err
  • Drinking milk now removes mob effects
  • Ridiculous amounts of bug fixes
  • Loads more cool things that you should discover for yourself

While the team urge you to play through and find everything else out for yourselves, there is a full log of changes over on the Minecraft Pocket Edition Wiki.

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