*UPDATED* Minecraft Live: Update 1.17 content revealed!

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2020 has been a rough year for massive gaming events, but one event still pushing ahead is Minecraft Live.

While not an in-person event, Minecraft Live will be streamed worldwide to the adoring fans and bring everyone news of what is to come for the massive sandbox game.

Last year we got news about the Nether Update, what will be unveiled this year? Let's take a look!

Latest news - Update 1.17: Caves & Cliffs!

Minecraft Live is here and it has seen the announcement of the Caves & Cliffs Update for Minecraft!

With new biomes and a terrifying new mob that will make a mockery of your mining plans it is no joke.

You can see more about the Caves & Cliffs update here!

Minecraft Live 2020 date

This year Minecraft Live will be streamed worldwide on 3 October!

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TUNE IN: To see what the future holds for Minecraft

It will start at 12pm ET. That's 9am PT / 5pm BST.

How to watch Minecraft Live

The show will be streamed live across many platforms, and available on basically any device with an internet connection!

The easiest way to watch will be through Minecraft's official Facebook, Twitch, and YouTube channels.

Announcement trailer

Minecraft Live was announced in early September with this amazing trailer.


What to expect

Minecraft Live will celebrate a lot of the achievements this year.

From the amazing Nether Update to the terrific Minecraft Dungeons. The trailer mixes both the classic game and Dungeons, so we could start to see some elements of Dungeons make its way into the classic Minecraft experience.

Pick Minecraft's next mob

One of the major things highlighted in the trailer is "Pick Minecraft's next mob" - This suggests that Mojang will run a user poll or competition to come up with what should be added to the game.

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FLOWER POWER: It might look pretty, but it carries a nasty bite!

Along with the adorable flower baby zombie, we see a giant daisy-covered cow and a muddy pig.

Update 1.17

The trailer also promises "huge updates".


This was the long-expected Update 1.17!

There has been much speculation around what the next big content upgrade could be for Minecraft but now we finally know. It's the Caves & Cliffs Update!

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STUNNING: The underworld will have a lot to explore

There is a lot to come from the Caves & Cliffs Update, with new biomes, mobs, and ores.

There will also be more strategy to mining, with fresh blocks and trees too!

Unfortunately, the Caves & Cliffs Update won't release for a while. We aren't expecting it until Summer 2021.

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