4J Studio’s has taken to twitter to reveal information about the future updates for Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition. Open Servers are currently in duscussion, although not fully confirmed – and an update to hit in the near future will resemble the PC Beta version of Minecraft 1.8.
In the next few weeks (early July) gamers will be prompted for update 1.7.3 on the Xbox 360 that will allow DLC skins that can be purchased with MS Points as well as some freebies. Skins will be available at 40 Skins per pack, but pricing has not yet been confirmed.
Following from update 1.7.3 will be the release of update 1.8.2 – then eventually (Date’s TBA) the Xbox 360 Edition of Minecraft will fall in line with the final 1.2.3 version of the PC release.
@Tasty__ Our current plans are 1.7.3, 1.8.2, then a jump to 1.2.3
— 4J Studios (@4JStudios) June 15, 2012
It has also been reported that some gamers are seeing their leaderboards reset, but 4J Studios have been unable to rectify the problem or re-create the situation that is causing the error.
When new updates have been released, we’ll keep you updated.