A History Of Minecraft Told By Version Numbers

ROFL 15-12-2014

In the world of software, age is not usually represented by how old the code is in years, but rather by version number. Numbers below 1.o typically represent software before it’s big release. Jumps in front of the decimal place — 2.0, 3.30 and so on — usually represent a large change to the software.

So how has Mincraft “aged” through its version numbers? Take a look at this fascinating infographic that breaks the history of Mincraft from version 1.0 to 1.8. It’s fascinating to see just how much it’s changed during that time, even with Microsoft buying the Mojang Microsoft Buys Minecraft, How To Delete U2 From iTunes, And More... [Tech News Digest] Also, Windows 9 is incoming, iPhone 6 preorders, Kickstarter expansion, Surge is back, and texting Groot. Read More .

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  1. Leopardmask
    December 15, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    A very cool infographic, but not everything on this is right. I'm being kind of nitpicky here, but what can I say? I'm kind of a fanatic.
    First of all, colored sheep have dropped colored wool since Beta 1.2. Also, while sort of right on the creeper-skeleton music disc thing, 1.4 was when the last previously unavailable disc became available thru this method. The others have been available that way since 1.1.
    There's a little bit wrong with the picture on 1.4.6: Thorns was the only added enchantment, and Nether Brick was the new slab, not cobble.
    Extreme Hills was not one of the new 1.7 biomes. There was some new technical biome involving EH though.

    • Karen
      December 24, 2014 at 10:43 pm

      Also, the zombie village mention does not show a zombie villager, but a regular zombie.

  2. Shane Cardwell
    December 15, 2014 at 3:24 am

    i want to see what microsoft brings to the table. i mean if they wanted it bad enough to spend 2 billion i think they should do everything they can to keep advancing the game its awesome now but i want more awesome stuff.