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Minecraft - Pocket Edition 0.8.0. update will introduce Redstone, powered rails, and minecarts in November

Life is a rollercoaster

Product: Minecraft - Pocket Edition | Developer: Mojang | Publisher: Mojang | Genre: Adventure, Brain training | Networking: wireless (adhoc)
For: iPhone   Also on: Android, iPad, Xperia Play
 
Minecraft - Pocket Edition iPhone, thumbnail 1
The Bronze Award-winning Minecraft - Pocket Edition was always going to become bigger, and hopefully better. That's the understanding we always had.

As expected, regular updates ensure that's the case, with the last one introducing the Sun, the Moon, the stars, and a Quartz slab.

Those were only minor additions in comparison to the much more significant and upcoming 0.8.0 update.

At last, you'll be able to mine Redstone in Minecraft - Pocket Edition. This is used to power many of the machines, turbines, rails, and other systems.

Minecraft - Pocket Edition

While many of the more advanced uses of Redstone may not be included in the 0.8.0. update, you will at least be able to use it to power rollercoasters. Er, I mean, powered rails with minecarts.

As detailed by Droid Gamers, the rest of the features expected in the 0.8.0. update include the following:
  • 3D Clouds
  • Sideways logs
  • Walls
  • Sponges (Creative only for 0.8.0, Survival in future update)
  • Birch, Jungle, and Spruce Planks and Stairs
  • Pumpkins and Pumpkin Pie
  • Carrots and Potatoes
  • Iron Bars
  • Carpet - Water Flowing Downward on Farmland (Bug fix)
  • Fire Doesn't Ignite TNT (Bug fix)
It should be noted that not all of these features are guaranteed in the update, and more may be added yet. 

Apparently, we're to expect the 0.8.0. update to come to Minecraft - Pocket Edition in mid-November. We'll let you know more nearer the time.

If you haven't already, pick up Minecraft - Pocket Edition on the App Store [buy] or Google Play [buy] for £4.99 / $6.99.
 

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Chris Priestman 23 October 2013
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Sterling Bellows | 01:11 - 3 November 2013
and for all the people complaining that the world is small no caves no new mobs or different items just be grateful that we even have mc pe
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Sterling Bellows | 01:07 - 3 November 2013
wow i've been waiting for such a long time for levers and rails new ways to get around.pumpkin pie already??? carpet??? sponges!!! carrots and potatoes!!! this is ridiculous.....iron bars for jail cells i also hope they add the hunger bar nether portals and boats getting around in those pesky ocean biomes just awesome last update was nothing compared to this,double chests
for the last update,cmon this is alot!!! join me on mc pe im silver9910!!!
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Niicolas Gomez | 23:36 - 29 October 2013
Porfavor agregen cosas de la version de pc como los endermans , aldeanos , animales, etc Ojala agregen mas cosas para que minecraft sea mejor que antes
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Mykael Alastair | 14:26 - 25 October 2013
and villagers
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Mykael Alastair | 14:18 - 25 October 2013
pls give us infinit world i dont like were living in a box anymore its not fun and pls its not so adventury and add caves pls
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Mothreja Jay | 17:24 - 24 October 2013
Wat is this????

:3

Lame
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RazJUK | 16:37 - 23 October 2013
Minecraft IOS is poor. Worlds are too small, draw distance is shoddy.
Get Survivalcraft.
I'm surprised PocketGamer hasn't reviewed Survivalcraft yet...
 
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