Earlier on we got a charming
for the Minecraft 1.7 update. Now, the update is out! As well as the expected pistons, the update means that we'll no longer be able to punch the wool off sheep. New shears are now the only way to get hold of wool, and they can also be used to pick up leaf blocks. You'll find the brief patch notes below, as they appear on
The 1.7 update was initially due to add a ton of radical new features to add more objectives to Minecraft. The so called
will now land with patch 1.8 and will add, among other things, "
." Until then, the new pistons open up some impressive new building options, as evidenced by the earlier Minecraft trailer.
Fire or redstone is now required to trigger TNT
Fences can be stacked
Shears can be used to pick up leaf blocks
Shears can be used to shear sheep without hurting them
Sheep no longer drop wool from being punched