New Minecraft mini game lets you soar through the skies in tomorrow’s update

By Shabana Arif
27 March 2017 16:06 GMT

Minecraft’s new Glide mini game takes inspiration from Pilotwings.

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At the end of last year, the Minecraft Christmas update for consoles introduced the Elytra glider and if you’ve been having a blast flying about with it, the next update is going to be right up your street.

A new mini game called Glide is being introduced tomorrow and it looks like all sorts of fun. There’s just the one map at launch that you can tackle in Time Attack or Score Attack modes. If you’d prefer to dabble in the multiplayer, you can challenge other players online.

For those of you on PS4 and Xbox One, Glide and Battle can now accommodate up to 16 players in a new lobby, and you can take a crack at making it onto the Glide leaderboards.

There’s a livestream of the mini game going on now that you can watch on Twitch to get an idea of what’s in store.

The update tomorrow will be free, with more maps – both paid and free – coming at a later date.

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