Minecraft is expected to receive a new update soon. Entitled Caves and Cliffs Part 2, this 1.18 update is expected to bring many new biomes and other changes to the game – mostly related to the Cave and Mountain biomes. Of course, to be able to enjoy all of these benefits, you will first need to update the game to the most recent version. It depends on the platform you are playing Minecraft on. Our How to update to Minecraft 1.18 Windows, consoles, Android, IOS guide will tell you what you need to do to update Minecraft on each gaming platform it was released on.
How to update to Minecraft 1.18 Windows
If you are playing Minecraft on Windows, you will need to open the Microsoft Store. Here go to the Library tab. Your installed apps will be here. Under the Games tab here, find Minecraft. There is a blue button here that says “Get Updates”. Click on it and it will check if any of your apps here including Minecraft have any updates. Minecraft will appear at the top of the list and you will have the option to press the “update” button.
Update to Minecraft 1.18 on Console, Xbox, Switch, PS5
The Minecraft update process is quite similar on all consoles. Turn on the console and find Minecraft in the Library menu of installed games. Tap the Options button, then tap Check for Update.
How to Update to Minecraft 1.18 Android and IOS
Finally, the Android and iOS versions of the game. Depending on whether or not you are playing on an Android or iOS device, navigate to the Google Play Store or Apple Store page for Minecraft. There you will see a button that will allow you to update the game to the most recent version. Tap on it and your game will update.