4J Studios is releasing an update to all the console versions of Minecraft that adds a lot of new features. The Minecraft update adds the ability to tame and ride horses, new mobs like wither, bats, and witches, and a bunch of new items. The new update is already out to Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PlayStation platforms in Europe. The update is still in testing for PlayStation platforms in North America.
Some other new additions:
- Zombies and Skeletons can now spawn with different weapons and armor.
- Added 'Adventure Mode - You can only break blocks with the correct tools.
- The longer you remain in an area the harder the monsters that spawn in that area will be.
- Added Fireworks - Fireworks interface is accessible from the Crafting Table when you have the ingredients to craft a Firework Star or Firework Rocket.