Minecraft PC News!

Minecraft 1.9 – Combat Update

Minecraft has been updated to version 1.9!

The pretty much almost complete feature list:

* Added shields

* Attacking now has a “cool-down” delay, making it more important to time your attacks

* You can now hold items in both hands (default quick key to swap items is ‘F’)

* Swords have a special sweep attack

* Axes have a special crushing blow attack

* Added the elytra

* New mob: Shulker

* Expanded The End

* Added Chorus plants

* New Purpur blocks

* New End Rod block

* Added dragon head block

* Ender Dragon can be resummoned

* Added beetroot and beetroot soup (from MC:PE)

* Added grass path block

* Added igloos

* Armor protection values have been lowered

* Added tipped arrows

* Added spectral arrows

* Added Frost Walker enchantment and frosted ice block

* Added a whole bunch of new sound effects

* Added sound effect subtitles

* Brewing Stand now requires Blaze Powder to activate

* Added skeleton riders

* We believe we’ve fixed MC-10 and a whole bunch of other issues

– Removed Herobrine