Minecraft Dungeons is now a fully-fledged, beautifully presented action-RPG set in the ever-evolving Minecraft universe. However, the game is far from finished, with a few more expansions already confirmed to head into co-op play in the future. Today, Mojang Studios announced the next Minecraft Dungeons DLC, Hidden Depths, which will be coming to the game via the Minecraft Dungeons Season Pass. As originally announced on Minecraft Live, the next Minecraft Dungeons DLC is heading to… the oceans!
Hidden Depths takes Minecraft Dungeons underwater, opening up a whole new universe of potential environments, puzzles, and villains for the player to discover and conquer. Players familiar with vanilla Minecraft will likely encounter returning enemies like Drowned and Guardians, as well as known hostile mobs to defeat. Mojang Studios isn’t sharing much else at this time, but we’ll likely learn more and more as we get closer to release.
Alongside the Hidden Depths DLC expansion (which will be available through the Season Pass or as a separate purchase), Mojang Studios is also continuing its previous habit of releasing a free update for all players simultaneously. This time around, it looks like the free update will once again include new enchantments and levels. There’s also a brand new feature known as “Raid Captains”, which are apparently super tough enemies that players can find scattered around the world of Minecraft Dungeons and defeat for powerful loot.
The Hidden Depths DLC for Minecraft Dungeons is available on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PC, PS5, PS4 and Switch on May 26, 2021. In case you’re not all caught up in Minecraft Dungeons, the last DLC expansion was Flames of the Nether, an absolutely massive release that fixed many of the last lingering issues that players were having with Minecraft Dungeons. Minecraft Dungeons also recently added official cross-save support, which means you can now make your progress and characters across devices without wasting your precious gear and time.
Due to the continued support and love Mojang Studios has given Minecraft Dungeons, the game has quickly evolved into one of the best games on Xbox. Because it’s also included on Xbox Game Pass, that also makes Minecraft Dungeons one of the best games on Xbox Game Pass.
Minecraft Dungeons: Hero Edition
The true base version of Minecraft Dungeons.
Minecraft Dungeons has a base version, but the edition most players should consider when purchasing Minecraft Dungeons is the Hero Edition. Minecraft Dungeons: Hero Edition includes a ton of content at a consistently great price, and only gets better over time as updates are released. Players can decide if they want to go further with more expansions.
The next era of dungeons
Minecraft Dungeons: Season Pass
Explore new worlds in Minecraft Dungeons.
It’s been a busy first year for Minecraft Dungeons, and now the Minecraft dungeon-crawling ARPG spin-off is looking to its future, with four new expansions planned. The first two, Howling Peaks and Flames of the Nether, are available now, but players can also grab the new Season Pass for immediate access to all four expansions when they launch.
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