July 5, 2022

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Adds Baby Yoda to Minecraft, Star Wars DLC does

Jawa dropping. 

Alright, we’ve already had one story about a blocky in-game Yoda this week, and I’m pleased to announce we can keep the ball rolling with another – as Microsoft has announced a new Star Wars DLC for Minecraft.

The new DLC introduces content from the original Star Wars trilogy and The Mandalorian, in the form of a new map, skin pack, bespoke texture set, mobs and item reskins, UI treatment and a licensed soundtrack. As you can see in the video, the map boasts 12 lovely dioramas for players to explore. Although some of the new face textures are a little less lovely, and will probably haunt my dreams for some time to come. At least Baby Yoda now has an official Minecraft model.

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Here’s the trailer for the Minecraft Star Wars DLC

If all this sounds familiar, that’s because Microsoft has released a Star Wars-themed Minecraft pack before: back in 2014 an Xbox-exclusive DLC added skin packs for both Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Anyway, the new DLC costs 1340 Minecoins if you want to try it out, which comes out at £6.68 if you buy the two smallest Minecoin Packs currently available. Here’s the Marketplace link for those wanting to splash their imperial credits.