‘Tis the Season – Minecraft Holiday DLC is in Full Swing (VIDEO)

The ever-popular sandbox title, Minecraft, has released its newest Holiday Themed DLC pack today, and just in time for Christmas! The Minecraft Holiday DLC, titled the Festive Mash-up DLC, allows players to try out 21 different “cheerful” skins, a Christmas themed texture pack, and a holiday-focused world to add to their collection.

Minecraft Holiday DLC

The Holiday themed update comes right alongside The Ender Update, an update that pits gamer against dragons in a high-flying, fantastical update. So far, it looks like the Ender update and the holiday-themed havoc are only going to be available on mobile and PC editions of Minecraft. While this might seem like a disappointment for other console gamers, those that do enjoy their Minecraft fix on those platforms can expect to find this update rolling out over the next few hours today.

For a quick look at what to expect in this latest holiday-themed DLC, check out the video below, graciously provided by Mojang, themselves:

The most exciting part of this update looks like the ability to switch between the varying skins with such ease. Whether you want to play a dastardly Dishevelf, a merry Toastmistress, or Mistletoes the Bigfoot, your game is only limited by how much time you want to put in (though if you’re already a Minecraft gamer, that shouldn’t be hard to do at all!). The Minecraft Holiday DLC also provides gamers with festive snow-capped log chalets, frozen lakes and caves to explores, and a few other character skins, including Yuletide Yeti, and Kris Kringle himself!

The Festive Mashup DLC runs gamers around $4, and is set for immediate download if you just can’t wait to get your hands on these holiday shenanigans. If you’re an avid Minecraft gamer, and you’re looking for a little bit more you can do with this pixelated adventure title, check out the Fallout 4 Mashup and expand your gameplay even further!

What do you think of the Minecraft Holiday DLC? Will you be downloading the Festive Mashup for yourselves? Let us know in the comments below, and game on!

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