Minecraft Update 1.57 Adds Stranger Things DLC & New Features

October 27, 2017Written by Tyler Treese

Minecraft update 1.57

A new patch is available for Minecraft on PlayStation 4! The Minecraft update 1.57 brings a number of spooky additions including a Stranger Things Skin Pack, a Halloween-themed arena, and new custom game types. You can view all the additions in the released patch notes.

View the Minecraft update 1.57 patch notes below:

  • Added Stranger Things Skin Pack.
  • Adds a time-limited Halloween Tumble arena, including specially themed layers!
  • Added the “Custom” game type to the Battle Mini Game with a huge variety of new settings, including:
    • Enable choosing the number of lives per round that each player gets.
    • Now you can choose the number of rounds to play before the winner is selected.
    • Enable forcing map size.
    • A variety of different options to manage how players heal, and how quickly they get hungry.
    • Added the No Armor item set to Custom Battle games, an item set designed to keep the combat fast-paced and exciting.
    • Added the High Power item set to Custom Battle games, allowing you to play Battle with some of the most powerful items in Minecraft!
    • Decayed item set to Custom Battle games; every item breaks after a few uses, so you’ll need to keep moving.
    • Added the Food Central item set to Custom Battle games. Food is only found in the centre chests, and equipment only in the outer chests.
  • Added the “Custom” game type to Tumble Mini Game with a huge variety of new settings, including:
    • Enable choosing the number of lives per round that each player gets.
    • Enable choosing the number of layers and controlling the size of the layers.
    • Fireworks as a usable weapon in Custom Tumble games is now added to the game.
    • Splash Potions of Levitation as a usable weapon in Custom Tumble games is now added to the game.
    • Added Spectator Participation to Custom Tumble games!
  • Players can now spectate Battle and Tumble Mini Games as a Parrot, Vex, or floating head.

[Source: Sihmar]