With new Sniffer mobs, Cherry Blossom biomes, Archeology gameplay, and more building blocks than you'll know what to do with, the Minecraft Trails and Tales release date and time can't come soon enough. It's a jam-packed update that offers significant additions to a few different parts of the game.
The Minecraft updates in recent years have been making a real effort to add something unique Whether it's the complete rework to mining with the underground caves, or the Ancient Cities released in Summer 2022, there's always something special to look forward to.
For more news on what you can expect with the 1.20 Minecraft Trails and Tales update, make sure to check out our guide on it here. We have an explanation of how to find the new Sniffer mob, and a full breakdown of the Archeology gameplay.
Minecraft Trails and Tales release date countdown
At the time of writing, there is no official release date or time for the Minecraft Trails and Tales update. That isn't out of the ordinary for major Minecraft patches.
We first learned about what was in store for the 1.20 Minecraft update in the Minecraft Live 2022 event, where Game Director Agnes Larsson explained that this update would make the game more 'Minecraftier' than ever, with a big emphasis on self-expression and creativity.
The Trails and Tales update was named to reflect the journey that Minecraft has taken us on since its first full release back in 2011. Since then, millions of players around the world have made memories in the game, all with unique stories and friendships along the way.
The new items added into the game in the 1.20 update hope to only support this further, giving us more ways to express ourselves in the game.
If you've been out of the Minecraft loop for a little while, and have missed some of the last updates to the game, it might be worth reading through some of our guides on the latest gameplay features that have been added over the years.
We have guides on the Wild Update, which includes some of the new mobs and elements that you should be aware of going into 1.20. You should also read up about The Warden, and how to find the Deep Dark while you're at it.
If you haven't played Minecraft for a really long time, then you'll want to start back at the Caves and Cliffs update. There's a lot more to the game than just racing to face off against the Ender Dragon these days.