“Minecraft” is a sandbox written in java originally created by Markus “Notch” Persson. It was maintained by Mojan AB, and part of Microsoft Studious. It is heavely inspired by Infiniminer.

“Minecraft” focuses in allowing the player to explore, intertact with, and modify a dynamically-generated map made of one-cubic-sized blocks. In addition to the game, it features plants, mobs and items. It includes activities including mining for ore, fighting activities with hostile mobs, gathering specific resources and crafting new blocks.

The final Minecraft: Console Edition update of this year is also its largest. This Christmas season update brings Elytra (wings that allow players to fly and glide), amplified terrains, end cities, the Dragon's Breath potion ingredient and more feature to Playstation 4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Vita and Wii U. This means that the “Minecraft” console versions will be close enough to PC editions, as Microsoft assured.

This holiday update allows the UI and includes new mobs, items, blocks and status effects. Gamers will discover Elytra in the end, Minecraft's third and final dimension. The End itself will be updated with End cities, End ships, chorus plants, chorus flowers, and purpur blocks among other features . New enemies' will be expected, such as Shulkers which hide near purpur blocks and also fire homing missiles at encroaching players. Dragon's Breath allow players to create Lingering potions, just throw one of these suckers on the ground to leave some effects behind your enemies and allies.

Developer Mojang is allowing the players to have a sneak peak at the update today, meaning there will be more surprises features when it's actually go live in this Holiday season. The holiday update is free for those who own Minecraft: Console Editions. The Windows 10 and Pocket Edition of Minecraft recently saw update that connects those versions nearly with the original Java version as well. In addition, “Minecraft” is scheduled to hit Apple TV before year ends.

‘Minecraft' News & Updates: Biggest Console Update In December 2016