Minecraft Live 2021: Announcements, updates, trailers, and everything you missed

Minecraft Live 2021 is the second annual livestream hosted by Mojang Studios, which delivers the year’s most important Minecraft-related updates remotely in place of Minecon. Minecraft Live 2020 was where we first learned of the Caves and Cliffs Update, the Howling Peaks DLC for Minecraft Dungeons, and much more.

Minecraft is one of the most successful games of all time, and as such boasts a huge community of dedicated fans that are always looking to what’s next for their favorite game. Minecraft Live is where Mojang can drop a ton of information on everything players can expect over the next year and beyond, and Minecraft Live 2021 was absolutely no different. From an update on an imminent release for Minecraft to the future of Minecraft Dungeons, Minecraft Live 2021 was packed from end to end with delicious details and information.

Minecraft and Minecraft Dungeons both deserve a place on the list of best Xbox games and best PC games, so Minecraft Live understandably garners a ton of attention from all over the world. Minecraft Live 2021 gave us an appreciation for the community, inspiration for the next era of Minecraft toys and gifts, new ways to access our favorite games, and much more.

If you couldn’t catch Minecraft Live 2021 while it was, you know, live, then you can catch up right above. Otherwise, we have all of the important announcements and reveals below, so you don’t miss anything.
What is every announcement from Minecraft Live 2021?

While Minecraft Live 2021 was generally busy from start to finish, moments and sections of the event definitely deserve more attention than the others. Here is every announcement from Minecraft Live 2021, with all the details you need to know.
Minecraft ‘The Wild Update’

Minecraft The Wild Update Concept Art
Source: Mojang Studios

Arguably the biggest single announcement during Minecraft Live 2021, Mojang Studios has revealed its plans for the Minecraft update following the ambitious Caves and Cliffs Update. The Wild Update is official, and it intends to embrace Minecraft’s Overworld with plenty of new features and significant improvements to existing mechanics when it releases sometime in 2022.

The Wild Update is understandably a more minor release than its predecessor, but Mojang still has big plans for what’s to come in this release. Including the arrival of the Deep Dark (which was delayed from the Caves and Cliffs Update and expanded upon), frogs, mangrove swamps with a new kind of tree, a focus on parity and feature quality, and more, The Wild Update is shaping up to be an exciting addition to Minecraft.

Details are a little scarce on The Wild Update right now, and that will likely be the case until after 1.18 Caves and Cliffs Update Part Two is officially released. Still, we’ve compiled everything we know about The Wild Update for Minecraft, and we’ll continue to update it as we learn more about what’s to come.





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