Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition – Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.8)

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition on New Nintendo 3DS (originally released on September 13th 2017 / November 10th 2017 in North America, and September 14th 2017 in Japan. The game is yet to be released in Europe).

How to download updates for Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition on New Nintendo 3DS?

To download updates for this game manually, you can choose one the following options

  • while connected to the internet, launch Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition from the Home Menu. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions displayed on the screen;
  • go to the Nintendo eShop, and search for Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition. Select the update, and download it;
  • use the option on the Nintendo eShop settings page.

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Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition – Ver. 1.8

  • Release date: November 20th 2018 (North America, Europe) / November 21st 2018 (Japan)
  • File size: ??? blocks / ???MB
  • Patch notes:
  • New Content available for purchase
    • Steam Punk Texture Pack
    • Strangers – Biome Settlers 3 Skin Pack
    • Moana Character Pack
    • Mighty Morphin Power Ranger Skin Pack
    • Magic: The Gathering Skin Pack
    • Halloween Costume Skin Pack
    • Festive Mash-up 2016
  • Improved stability and performance
  • Numerous bug fixes from previous builds
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Mojang

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition – Ver. 1.7

  • Release date: September 19th 2018 (North America) / September 20th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • File size: ??? blocks / ???MB
  • Patch notes:
  • New Features:
    • The End
    • End City
    • End Ship
  • New Content available for purchase
    • Natural Texture Pack
    • Villains Skin Pack
    • Star Wars Prequel Skin Pack
    • Stranger Things Skin Pack
  • New Blocks/Items
    • Ender Chest
    • Dragon Head
    • End Portal
    • End Stone Brick
    • Dragon Breath
    • End Crystal
    • Eye of Ender
    • Lingering Potion
    • End Stone Brick
    • Ender Pearl
    • Dragon Egg
    • Chorus Flower
    • Chorus Tree
    • Chorus Fruit
    • Popped Chorus Fruit
    • Shulker Shell
    • Purpur Block, Pillar, Slab and Stairs
    • End Gateway Block
    • End Rod
    • Exit Portal
    • Spawn Eggs(Endermite, Polar Bear, Shulker)
    • Elytra
  • New Entities
    • Ender Dragon
    • Endermite
    • Polar Bear
    • Shulker
  • Additional Achievements
  • Improved stability and performance
  • Numerous bug fixes from previous builds
  • Additional notes: this version is not backwards compatible, which means that if you save your game after installing it, then delete the patch, the save data will be unuseable (of course, you can simply re-download the patch later to keep using your save data)
  • Source: Mojang

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition – Ver. 1.6

  • Release date: July 2018
  • File size: ??? blocks / ???MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Improved stability and performance
  • Several bug fixes from previous versions
  • New DLC available for purchase
    • Candy Texture Pack
    • Battle & Beasts Skin Pack
    • Star Wars Classic Skin Pack
    • Star Wars Rebels Skin Pack
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Mojang

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition – Ver. 1.5

  • Release date: June 5th 2018 (North America) / June 6th 2018 (Japan)
  • File size: ??? blocks / ???MB
  • Patch notes:

New Features

  • Added Super Mario Mash-up pack
  • Cartoon and Fantasy texture packs are available for purchase
  • Campfire Tales, City Folk and Town Folk Skin packs are available for purchase

Bug Fixes

  • Improved stability and performance
  • Numerous bug fixes from previous builds
  • List of changes:
  • adds in-game Store
  • various bug fixes
  • adds DLC support
  • adds the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack
  • Screenshots:
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Mojang (Twitter)

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition – Ver. 1.4

  • Release date: ???
  • File size: ??? blocks / ???MB
  • Patch notes:

New Features

  • Added support for 2 player multiplayer using Local Play

Bug Fixes

  • Improved stability and performance
  • Numerous bug fixes from previous builds
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Mojang

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition – Ver. 1.3

  • Release date: March 21st 2018 (North America) / March 22nd 2018 (Japan)
  • File size: ??? blocks / ???MB
  • Patch notes:

New Features

  • Ocean monuments
  • Prismarine
  • Wet Sponge
  • Sea Lanterns
  • Beacons
  • Prismarine Shards & Crystals
  • Nether Star
  • Arrow, Potion, Splash Potion of Decay
  • The Wither
  • Guardian
  • Elder Guardian
  • Additional achievements added

Bug Fixes

  • Improved stability and performance
  • Improved visibility in caves
  • Improved view distance in the Nether
  • Numerous bug fixes from previous builds
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Mojang

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition – Ver. 1.2

  • Release date: January 31st 2018 (North America, Japan)
  • File size: ??? blocks / ???MB
  • Patch notes:

Bug Fixes

  • Added Achievements
  • Added effect icons and timers to HUD
  • Various UI fixes and tweaks
  • Fixed hardlock that occurred sometimes with sleep mode
  • Various performance and stability improvements
  • List of changes:
  • players can now explore the ocean;
  • players can now use magical stat-boosting beacons;
  • players can now create the terrifying wither;
  • and more…
  • Screenshots:
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Mojang

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: November ???
  • File size: ??? blocks / ???MB
  • Patch notes:

Bug Fixes

  • Improved save & load times throughout
  • Expanded functionality for Quick Move through UI
  • Fixes to item stacking in Inventory & Hotbar
  • Various UI tweaks and fixes
  • XP can now be obtained by smelting and trading
  • Smaller, refined font for Roman alphabet languages
  • Fixed crash that occurred when using bottles o’ enchanting
  • Fixed crash issues related to various entities overpopulating
  • Various stability & performance improvements
  • Additional notes: unfortunately, there are no patch notes for this update, so we’re not quite sure what it does. As usual, it’s highly recommended to download it as soon as possible, though keep in mind some users have reported crashes when trying to load worlds created prior to this update.
  • Source: Mojang

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