During Minecraft Live 2020, Mojang revealed that a new "Caves and Cliffs" update, 1.17, will be available for download in mid-2021.
Mojang Studios have finally announced the release date for Minecraft 1.17, after keeping players intrigued with a vague Summer 2021 release window. The update will be arriving on the 8th of June, 2021.
The first part of the Minecraft Caves and Cliffs update is set to be released on June 8. It will be available for all devices on the same day.
If no major bug is discovered, the update will be released as planned on Tuesday. Like the 1.17 update, it is expected to be released around 8:00 AM PST.
Q: When will the Caves & Cliffs Update be released? A: The Caves & Cliffs Update will release in two parts; the first (1.17) was released on June 8th 2021, and the second (1.18) will be released later this year.
In the 1.17 update, Mojang added three new mobs, amethyst geodes and many new blocks. The update is available on all devices and Editions, including the Pocket Edition.
1.17, the first release of Caves & Cliffs: Part I, is a major update to Java Edition announced at Minecraft Live 2020 and released on June 8, 2021.
In the video above where in the devs answered questions, it has been revealed that Update 1.17 Part 2, or officially 1.18, will release at the end of 2021.
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A: The Caves & Cliffs Update will release in two parts; the first (1.17) was released on June 8th 2021, and the second (1.18) will be released later this year.
The 1.17 update (the first part of the Caves & Cliffs) is live now and introduces new creatures, blocks, and various other bits and pieces. The 1.18 (part 2) will arrive later in 2021 and will give us the new biomes and overhauled terrain generation.
1.17 Caves and Cliffs Update Part One releases today on all Minecraft platforms, including Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PC, macOS, Linux, PS5, PS4, Switch, Android, and iOS. Minecraft (and the Caves and Cliffs Update) is also available through Xbox Game Pass.