Minecraft Update Today on PS4, PS3 & PS Vita Adds Alex Skin, Changes Music Tracks

April 29, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Available now in Europe, and later today in North America and Japan, the latest Minecraft update (1.16) for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita is a small one, with the biggest change being the addition of Alex for free.

Here’s the full list of patch notes for today’s update on PlayStation, as well as the one for Xbox:

PS4, PS3, PS Vita

  • Added the Alex skin and some variations of it to the default skins.
  • Changed music tracks played in Creative mode and on front-end menus to match Java version.
  • Added The Simpsons Skin Pack trial content.
  • Brought forward change so that shrubs can placed in flower pots.
  • Fixed an issue stopping the Steampunk Texture Pack working. (PS3 only)

Xbox One, Xbox 360

  • Added the Alex skin and some variations of it to the default skins.
  • Changed music tracks played in Creative mode and on front-end menus to match Java version. (Xbox One only)
  • Added new achievements. (Xbox 360 only)
  • Added new music. (Xbox 360 only)

As 4J Studios revealed last week on Twitter, while this update may be a small one, “we’re currently working on something a bit bigger for the update after that.”

How big of a download was today’s update for you?

[Source: 4J Studios (Twitter 1, 2), Minecraft Forums (1), (2), (3), (4), (5)]