Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition Update Version 1.0.9 Now Available

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Microsoft and 4J Studios have released a new software update for Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition, that sees the popular creative sandbox builder now on version 1.0.9.

This introduces the Stranger Things Skin Pack that will let you play as Mike, Dustin, Lucas, Will, Eleven, Joyce, Hopper and many more characters, a new time-limited Halloween Tumble arena, and a “Custom” game type to the Battle Mini Game.

There are multiple additions and improvements, but it’s easier if you read through the breakdown below:

Changes Made In Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition Update Version 1.0.9

  • Added Stranger Things Skin Pack.
  • Add a time-limited Halloween Tumble arena, including specially themed layers!
  • Added the “Custom” game type to the Battle Mini Game with a huge variety of new settings, including:
    • Enable choosing the number of lives per round that each player gets.
    • Enable choosing the number of rounds to play before the winner is selected.
    • Enable forcing map size.
    • A variety of different options to manage how players heal, and how quickly they get hungry.
    • Added the No Armor item set to Custom Battle games, an item set designed to keep the combat fast-paced and exciting.
    • Added the High Power item set to Custom Battle games, allowing you to play Battle with some of the most powerful items in Minecraft!
    • Added the Decayed item set to Custom Battle games; every item breaks after a few uses, so you’ll need to keep moving.
    • Added the Food Central item set to Custom Battle games. Food is only found in the centre chests, and equipment only in the outer chests.
  • Added the “Custom” game type to Tumble Mini Game with a huge variety of new settings, including:
    • Enable choosing the number of lives per round that each player gets.
    • Enable choosing the number of layers, and controlling the size of the layers.
    • Added Fireworks as a usable weapon in Custom Tumble games.
    • Added Splash Potions of Levitation as a usable weapon in Custom Tumble games.
    • Added Spectator Participation to Custom Tumble games!
  • Players can now spectate Battle and Tumble Mini Games as a Parrot, Vex, or floating head.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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