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Minecraft Marks 15th Anniversary with Updates and Achievements

Minecraft Marks 15th Anniversary with Updates and Achievements

Mojang Studios, the creators of the popular sandbox game Minecraft, recently wrapped up its annual Minecraft Live digital event. This event was chock-full of exciting improvements for Minecraft and its action-strategy spin-off, Minecraft Legends. As the game approaches its 15th anniversary in November, Mojang has announced a significant achievement: it has sold over 300 million copies since its first release.

Helen Chiang, the Minecraft Franchise’s CVP and Head of Mojang Studios, thanked the devoted Minecraft community for their continuous support. She praised Minecraft for being one of the best-selling games of all time and the dedicated community for playing a critical part in defining and improving the Minecraft experience.

Minecraft fans can expect many improvements to mark the game’s 15th anniversary in the coming weeks and months. Among the highlights is the highly anticipated “Star Wars: Path of the JediDLC, which is available on the Minecraft Marketplace from November 7th. This new update will include Star Wars-inspired gameplay elements such as lightsaber combat and Force powers.

Furthermore, Minecraft will collaborate with Minecraft Education and BBC Earth to release the “Planet Earth III” DLC. This nature-themed DLC, inspired by the television series of the same name, will immerse gamers into the magnificent splendor of the natural world.

Furthermore, Minecraft Vanilla Update 1.21 is set to be released in mid-2024 and will include automated crafting, a new challenge known as Trial Chambers, and a variety of other exciting improvements.

Minecraft Legends, the latest strategy game, was released on all consoles and PCs earlier this year. Players can look forward to monthly free challenges known as “Lost Legends.” “Creeper Clash,” the first challenge, has begun on October 19, just before Halloween. The second challenge, “Snow vs Snout,” has already been announced for December. Along with these difficulties, a December update will add frogs, a new pigling troop and building, and new witch allies.

Mojang Studios has been committed to creating fresh and exciting content for years as Minecraft continues to evolve users worldwide. The 15th-anniversary updates and incredible sales milestone are testaments to Minecraft’s ongoing success and the enthusiastic community that has played a crucial role in its journey of expansion.

Shahbaz Ahmed


Shahbaz Ahmed serves as the CEO of Gammahed. He studied from Aptech and earned certification of ACCP. As an Aptech Certified Computer Professional, he's armed with a solid foundation in the intricacies of technology. With an impressive gaming journey spanning over 18 years, his passion has led him to become a writer, dedicated to guiding fellow gamers through the realm of gaming hardware. Having personally encountered and conquered numerous gaming-related problems during his early years of gaming, Shahbaz Ahmed now shares his invaluable expertise to help others navigate similar challenges.