Minecraft's Frostburn update brings polar bears, new blocks and more

A fresh update, simply titled Frostburn, is rolling out to the PC version of Minecraft, bumping the client up to version 1.10 with a number of new additions. Included in this latest update is the addition of polar bears, a number of new blocks, and general improvements across the board.

Here's the full list of changes, from Mojang:

  • Many bug fixes
  • Added Polar Bear
  • Added Husk and Stray
  • An auto-jump option
  • Improvements to some commands
  • Structure blocks for custom maps
  • Underground fossils made from bone blocks
  • Added Magma Block
  • Added Nether Wart Block and Red Nether Bricks
  • Some huge mushrooms can be even larger
  • A rare chance to find lonely trees in plains
  • Find abandoned mineshafts filled with gold in mesa biomes
  • Villages generate better paths between the buildings
  • More variations of villages, based on the biomes they are built in
  • Endermen have been spotted in the Nether
  • Removed Herobrine

If you're excited to give all of the new stuff a try, you can grab the update now through the Minecraft launcher.

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