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Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Part 1: Release date, new content and more

The long-awaited revamped ores, friendly mobs and so much more awaits!
Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Part 1: Release date, new content and more
The world’s biggest sandbox is getting bigger, taller, scarier and more populated than ever. Minecraft will be hit with the first instalment of two of the Caves & Cliffs update.

Initially announced during the last Minecraft LIVE from October of last year which included regular Vanilla and Dungeons announcements alike. 

Caves & Cliffs part one will be 1.17 and part two will compose 1.18 of Minecraft as Mojang decided to split the update “due to the amount and complexity of content, as well as team health.”

Fear not though, there’s a lot of new stuff headbutting us in the nose like mobs, terrain generation and more. Without further ado, here is everything you need to know about the Caves & Cliffs Part 1.

Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Part 1 platforms

The Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Update Part 1 will be hitting all Minecraft versions including Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, and Windows 10 – as well as Java Edition on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Part 1 release date

The Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Update Part 1 will be available for everyone to download on 8th June 2021.

minecraft caves and cliffs(Picture: Microsoft)

Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Part 1 content

The Minecraft Caves & Cliffs updates will be funneling all announcement contents from October into the sandbox’s world. In Part 1, Mojang will be adding the following mobs:

  • Goat 
  • Axolotl
  • Glow Squid

goats minecraft caves and cliffs(Picture: Microsoft)

And the following items:

  • Crystals
  • Spyglass
  • Geodes
  • Tinted Glass
  • Copper
  • Lightning Rod
  • Glow Ink 
  • Powder Snow
  • Lush Cave Blocks
  • Dripstone Cave Blocks
  • Deepslate
  • Ore Variants
  • Glow Lichen

And much more. Make sure to check out our patch notes as soon as the release hits the servers.

So far, we are loving Mojang’s transparency regarding employee’s health and content calendar. They definitely know that good fences make good neighbours already 10+ years in the biz.

Check Mojang’s official videos on Part 1 for the additions this update will bring.