‘Minecraft: Pocket Edition’ 0.5.0 Adds Zombie Pigmen, Nether Reactor, + More

Zombie Pigmen
Zombie Pigmen

Mojang has just sent off a pretty substantial update to Apple in the form of Minecraft: Pocket Edition 0.5.0. With a release date sometime around the middle of November, users can expect some notable additions bringing it even closer to its PC counterpart. Among the Nether Reactors, Zombie pigmen, melons, and mushrooms, users can also expect a long list of tweaks and bug fixes. To pick up Minecraft: Pocket Edition you can do so by visiting the App Store or Google Play today.

The full press release can be found below:

New features:

  • Paintings
  • Mushroom farming
  • Melons
  • Zombie pigmen
  • Nether Reactor
  • Glowstone

Tweaks:

  • Restore hearts when sleeping in bed
  • Food now restores more health
  • Tweaked the fog to make the game less foggy
  • It is now easier to get out a bed

Bug fixes:

  • The game could crash when loading a saved game [MCPE-442]
  • Animals would sometimes never respawn in a map [MCPE-272]
  • Using an item could sometimes attack animals/players when not facing them [MCPE-269]
  • Spawning by a bed sometimes resulted in the player being several floors up from it [MCPE-51]
  • Seeds would drop below grass block when using the hoe [MCPE-7]
  • About 25 additional bug fixes
Complete list of fixed bugs: 0.5.0 fixed issues




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