Minecraft: Console Edition will receive a great amount of new content on October 4th 2016, with its new Chinese Mythology Pack. The pack will cost $4.99 across all consoles, and will introduce introduce new items, mobs, terrain generation, banners, and blocks. It also adds over 40 new skins to the game, and a host of new music tracks.

According to an Microsoft, description, players can “wander through the streets of an ancient great city, marvel at the dragons that dwell around the high mountains, contemplate on [their] crafting within a mythical monastery and just enjoy the view as you walk through fields and discover how mobs would look in ancient China.”

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According to a statement on Microsoft’s official website, players “will be able to visit an exquisitely-created, pre-made world. Wander through the streets of an ancient great city, marvel at the dragons that dwell around the high mountains, contemplate on your crafting within a mythical monastery and just enjoy the view as you walk through fields and discover how mobs would look in ancient China”.

Developers Mojang also issued an update on their official website, enthusing that “there are ancient cities to explore, gargantuan sculptures to gawp at and cherry blossom aplenty” in the new pack.

A free content update will be released on the same date, which will add new mobs such as polar bears, a series of new banners, and special terrain features such as igloos and fossils.

Since its release in 2009, Minecraft has sold over 100 million copies, making it one of the most successful video game franchises of all time in terms of revenue. The franchise was purchased by Microsoft in 2014 for $2.5 billion.

 

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