lava-flow lava-flow
Piglin by a fire


Beyond the Overworld awaits an ancient realm, unexplored by most players—until now.  The Nether Update brings the heat to an already fiery dimension with new biomes, mobs, and blocks.

Get the update

Discover Netherite

A material stronger than diamond

Pure netherite—the strongest, most durable material in Minecraft—is no more. Piglins mined it all out. Now the only way to obtain it is by salvaging netherite scrap from ancient debris.

Netherite block

Prepare to battle or barter with the piglins

Piglins can be grumpy, though are willing to trade items if you bring the right goods. Stay on their good side if you can!

Two Piglins

Avoid hoglins

Or hunt them!

The snoutiest, tastiest mob in Minecraft! Keep away from the hoglins, or hunt them if you dare. Approach them with caution.

Target block with arrow

The target block

Have you ever wanted to make your redstone switches more flexible? Try the target block! 

Set your sights on this new block

Free Map: Way of the Nether

A dimensional rift has appeared overnight in Poppy Isle and the mayor has gone missing! It's up to you to venture into the Nether and figure out what happened.

  • Discover all the additional Nether biomes
  • Study the latest Nether mobs and learn which are dangerous and which are useful
  • Mine and craft using the latest mineral, netherite
  • Research the Nether and save the mayor!

Access to free map requires the latest version of Minecraft: Bedrock Edition with access to Minecraft Marketplace.

Nether update news