Attack of the Fanboy

Minecraft Xbox 360 Update goes live with new content

by William Schwartz


Minecraft Xbox 360 Update 12 goes live with new content. After a long wait by fans following update 11, title update 12 for the Xbox 360 features baby villagers, iron golems, redstone lamps, ocelots, and a bunch of new items, fixes, and changes made to the game.

Minecraft Xbox 360 Title Update 12 is a free update to the game. You can find all of the new features below.

Changes, Additions & Fixes

New Mobs

  • Ocelot/Cat
  • Iron Golem
  • Baby Villager

New Items

  • Redstone Lamp
  • Jungle Wood Stairs
  • Jungle Wood Half Slab
  • Jungle Wood Block
  • Jungle Wood Planks
  • Jungle Tree Sapling
  • Ocelot Spawn Egg

(Creative Mode only) Chiselled Stone Brick
(Creative Mode only) Mob Heads (Skeleton, Wither Skeleton, Zombie, Human and Creeper)


  • – New Tutorial World.
  • – New map height limit (256 instead of 128).
  • – Jungle Biome
  • – Jungle trees
  • – Cocoa beans grow on Jungle trees
  • – Slabs and Stairs can be placed upside-down by placing them below a block.
  • – Added Corner Stairs and upside down Corner Stairs.
  • – Added 3D dropped items.
  • – Added dispensing Boats and Minecarts to Dispenser.
  • – New ambient cave sounds.
  • – New AI for Mobs.
  • – Added rare drops for Mobs.
  • – Villagers will have children if there is room in their village.
  • – Zombie sieges will occur occasionally at night.
  • – Zombies break down doors on Hard Mode.
  • – Crafting recipe for ladder now yields 3 ladders instead of 2.
  • – Placing blocks on grass will replace it.
  • – Lava now has a faint rumbling sound effect, and large particles that hop out of the lava produce a popping sound.
  • – Very rare Desert Wells can be found in Desert biomes.
  • – Increased max boats in a world to 40.
  • – When in the Nether, Snow Golems will melt and die same as when they are in Desert biomes.
  • – Abandoned Mineshafts can generate with wooden bridges now when generated over a cave or over top another tunnel.
  • – Doors have been updated so that double doors work better with Redstone.
  • – Added a Favourites tab to the Skin Selector menu, storing most recently used skins.
  • – Added support for Texture Packs and Mash-up Packs, and display of these in the Minecraft Store.


  • – Fixed local player shadows not being displayed.
  • – Fixed a few issues with the Privileges settings.
  • – Fixed visible seams in clouds.
  • – Fixed 3rd person camera issues with water, where the underwater filter would be randomly removed.
  • – Fix for structures generating at the edge of a world.
  • – Fix for putting enchanted items in a Minecart With Chest and destroying it removes the enchantments.
  • – Fix for breaking a bow having improper animation.
  • – Fix to make Minecarts run at the correct speed.
  • – Fixed a few memory leaks.
  • – Fixed issue with “Can Open Containers” option.
  • – Fixed issues with “Can Build and Mine” option.
  • – Fixed Issue with TNT blocks being triggered by explosions even with “TNT explodes” option off.
  • – Fixed Wolves not tilting their heads when the player has a bone in their hand.
  • – Fixed the colour of Potion particles status effect to match the Potion colour.
  • – Fix for doors spitting in half and glitching in open/closed motion when mined.
  • – Fixed artefacts on edge of flames when in first person.
  • – Fixed a lot of game lighting issues.

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