The first Minecraft Dungeons DLC is Jungle Awakens, due July

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Minecraft Dungeons will receive two DLCs as part of its Hero Pass, and the first of them has been revealed on the Mojang blog. Called Jungle Awakens, it's a three-mission adventure set, yes, in the jungle. New weapons, armor, and artifacts will all be included as well as new enemies like the leapleaf, poison quill vine, and jungle zombie. It's due in July.

The second DLC hasn't got a date yet, but it's called Creeping Winter and will be released later this year. All this information matches a leak from a week ago, which included screenshots of Creeping Winter featuring a polar bear as well as some cold and unhappy zombies and creepers.

As well as the DLC, Mojang are working on patching in cross-platform functionality and some "cool new free content".

Our reviewer enjoyed Minecraft Dungeons, summing it up as "the perfect introduction to dungeon crawlers for beginners and a breezy adventure for veterans. It doesn't have anything in particular that makes it stand out, but it's a fun, streamlined take on the dungeon crawl genre."

Jody Macgregor
Weekend/AU Editor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games. He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun, The Big Issue, GamesRadar, Zam, Glixel, Five Out of Ten Magazine, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.