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Minecraft Xbox 360 1.7.3 patch released

Various crash and visual fixes included

4J Studios has released a title update for Minecraft on Xbox 360, which should be rolling out now.

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The change list includes various fixes for crashes, visual issues and Marketplace not launching properly. Here's the lot:

Change log for 1.7.3 Bug Fix Title Update (TU4)

  • Fix for a crash with pistons at the edge of the world
  • Fix for a crash due to a thread safety issue usually caused by pistons
  • Fix for issue with operating pistons on chunk boundaries
  • Fix for a rendering flicker with active pistons
  • Fix for rendering slowdown due to lighting issues
  • Fix for rain going through blocks (raining indoors)
  • Fix for Marketplace not launching when unlocking skin pack after selecting a locked skin in the trial version of the skin pack
  • Fix for bug allowing locked skins to be selected if they are beside a free skin
  • Fix for misaligned player scores when viewed under the "My Score" leaderboard filter
  • Fix for the constant button press sounds when rotating a character in the skin select screen
  • Fix for the constant sound effect played on the sign text entry
  • Fix for thunder not being audible
  • Fix for third person front view not displaying fire.

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