Although Minecraft 1.8 beta has just been released, this doesn’t mean that Notch and company at Mojang – in other words, the developers of Minecraft – have stopped working. On the contrary – a Minecraft 1.9 Pre-release has been leaked by Minecraft developer Jens Bergensten himself but now the Tweet has been taken off (even though the download still works):

So if you want to, click here to download the Minecraft 1.9 Pre-Release

I am sure that you also are curious to find out some extra details about the Minecraft 1.9 update, so here is what we know so far:

Minecract 1.9 focuses on The Nether, Minecraft’s version of… Hell!
– A new companion has been leaked, the Snowman or, as it is named in the game, the Snow Golem
– “The snowmen are ridiculously suicidal, throwing snowballs at creepers and spiders”
– More Mob Will be Released
– Giant Mushrooms!
– Big Nosed NPCs
– And More!

Here is a more in-depth video about Minecraft 1.9 and the new features, so enjoy it:

What do you think about the Minecraft 1.9 pre-release leak and what new goodies have you found in the game?