Minecraft Dungeons’ Creeping Winter Update Is Now Live, Full Version 1.4 Patch Notes

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New features, changes and fixes

Minecraft Dungeons Creeping Winter

As promised, Minecraft DungeonsCreeping Winter DLC is now live. It arrives as part of a significant update which also brings new features, fixes, and more.

We have the full patch notes for you below, and we’ll also throw in an official description of the new DLC, just in case you missed it last time.

The Creeping Winter DLC brings a wintry storm that threatens to consume all it touches. The only chance of halting the biting frost is for a hero to take on new missions and relentless new enemies! Since no good deed goes unrewarded, let’s say it’s finders keepers on all the new armor, weapons, and artifacts you’ll run into along the way. Just watch out for chilling new mobs and slippery ice on your way to save the day!

1.4 Update

Creeping Winter DLC:

  • A creeping winter is slowly taking over everything it touches, and the source of its chilling power is a powerful creature known as the Wretched Wraith
  • Take on three new missions and face new enemies such as the Illusioner and Iceologer
  • As you hunt down the source of corruption, you’ll discover new armor, weapons, and artifacts below the snow and sleet
  • Two new player skins and the Arctic Fox pet

New Features – Free For All Players:

  • Daily Trials – New challenges every day that make wild changes to the game mechanics which provide difficult, experimental, or fun challenges for you to overcome and earn powerful rewards. There are four new pieces of gear to earn, exclusive to Daily Trials! Learn more at the Daily Trials FAQ.
  • New camp merchants to rescue during missions, such as the Blacksmith to upgrade gear and the Gift Wrapper to gift items to other players
  • New weapons and armor exclusive to Daily Trials, as well as two new artifacts and six new enchantments spread across the game. Buzz into combat using new tools such as the Beenest, the Beenest Armor, and the Tumblebee enchantment!

Changes:

  • Added a Map Legend, showing new rewards, secret locations, and captured merchants
  • New achievements and trophies to unlock for Jungle Awakens and Creeping Winter
  • After losing a life, players are now given a bundle of arrows if their they had less than one full bundle
  • The host of an online game can now toggle Private Game so friends can’t join unless they’re invited
  • Balance Changes
    • Shortbow / Longbow / Bow: Increased ammo 50%
    • Cutlass: Changed attack combo from 4 to 2 attacks
    • Pickaxe: Changed attack combo to 1 attack
    • Daggers: Increased dagger attack range by 25%
  • Battlestaff now drops in Lower Temple
  • Light Feather now triggers all rolling enchantments

All Platform Fixes:

  • Crashes / Performance
    • Fixed several crashes that occurred during gameplay across all platforms
    • Fixed the game freezing after activating Flaming Quiver, Fireworks Arrow, and Torment Quiver at the same time on Nintendo Switch
  • General
    • Made dozens of improvements and fixes to Text-to-Speech throughout the game
    • Fixed players getting disconnected from a session if the host experienced low FPS during the loading screen
  • Gameplay
    • The Corrupted Cauldron can no longer be insta-killed
    • Fixed players having no arrows and health potion not working if getting disconnected from a game during load screen, then reconnecting
    • Using soul related items while wearing soul related gear no longer results in the player getting propelled into the air
    • Fixes to inventory salvage issues
    • Fall damage has changed to percentage of health, regardless of armor worn
  • Graphical
    • Fixed the gates flickering when down on Overgrown Temple
    • Fixed the ending cinematic becoming choppy during online multiplayer
  • Audio
    • Updated lobby chest close sound to better fit close action
    • Fixed missing sound when pressing the last button in the puzzle on Dingy Jungle
    • Fixed background music randomly stopping on Lower Temple
    • Redstone Golem mines no longer produce sound when Master Volume is set to 0%
    • Fixed cinematic voiceover language not changing after the system’s preferred language is changed
    • Fixed menu sound effects not playing when selecting Threat Level VII
  • User Interface
    • Fixed the controller disconnect prompt not disappearing after reconnecting a controller
    • Fixed the door at the end of Dingy Jungle prompting “Travel” instead of “Exit”
    • Fixed a rare issue that showed an incorrect ‘P0’ indicator on the Mission Select screen in local multiplayer, causing input issues
    • Fixed the white background appearing briefly during rewards screen after opening the chest
    • Panda Plateau now shows the proper loading screen for hidden missions
    • Added a spinning icon animation to the Microsoft account sign in screen
    • Altered the teleport menu so it will close if a button is pressed that isn’t bound to a specific target player

Nintendo Switch Fixes:

  • Fixed a crash when pressing the Available now button for Jungle Awakens with guest controller
  • Fixed news not appearing if not logged into a Microsoft account

Remember, today also brings a physical edition release of the game which might be pretty tempting if you haven’t already bought it digitally. If you want to learn whether or not this one’s for you, feel free to read our full review.

[source help.minecraft.net]


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