It’s happened people, possibly the most successful indie game of all time has just left
beta. Yup, Minecraft 1.0.0 is out and marks an end to the transition from simple block building game, to survival-RPG smash hit.
For premium users the new update is free, for non-premium or new users the game will cost £16.95 ($24-25)
Yes, it is
totally worth that and more.
Fixes & Changes:
Amount of dropped by a player on death now limited. Experience Orbs  
The ability of to carry blocks reduced in some way. Endermen 
New texture. Monster Spawner
fireballs have a different texture. Ghast
On death, a proper score is given based on how many experience orbs the player has collected. 
When flowing lava hits a water source directly from above, it creates where previously the lava would flow through the water. Stone
You can toggle between three states when pressing F5 (first person, third person back, third person front), having the addition of 3rd person view from the front. 
have a unique ability. Ender Pearls When thrown, the player will teleport to the Ender Pearl’s impact location, but take 2 and 1/2 hearts of fall damage. They will not work in  . Creative 
now glow purple in inventory. Golden Apples
Fences no longer block you from moving onto their space. You can now stand next to them, like you can with glass panes and iron bars.
They will also connect to solid blocks. 
There is a slight delay between jumps when holding down the jump button, so that the player no longer bounces between ceiling and floor in two-block-high spaces.
Labels for items have a blue border.
Random loot chests in . Strongholds
now moves the player’s arm, rather than the Blocking just floating right in front of the player. sword
Weapon and tool damage has been nerfed to make space for the increased damage enchantments (Diamond swords do 3.5 hearts now instead of 5).
Some mob health has been changed (Sheep, Spiders, Zombies)
can now be mined much, much faster. It can be mined faster than coal ore and iron ore and is about the same speed mining as stone. Redstone Ore
” (unofficially called “The Ender”, or “Enderlands”), which replaces the previously announced The End . Sky Dimension
Finished Biome code and new
. Biomes 
New sound effects,
[including: ] citation needed
Changes in already existing sounds:
[ ] citation needed
A change in the sound of . Rain
New sounds for . Doors
New sounds for the walk to make them sound more skeleton-y. Skeletons’
models now appear in third-person larger and in 3D. Bow
If water or lava is above a ceiling that is a single block thick, particles of water or lava will drip through, provided you are within 13 blocks of the ceiling. 
6 New Mobs:
(skills) is now Experience . enchantments 
Each Experience Orb is worth one Score Point.  
. Breeding   
Bundles feed animals and make them come towards you. Wheat 
Feeding animals makes them enter “love mode”. 
Hearts will come out of animals while in love mode. 
Breeding will produce Baby Animals. Smaller versions of the parents with large heads that have a faster animation and a higher pitched sound. 
Unlimited per map (changed from three). Strongholds 
system. Armor  
Increased armor durability. 
and Sun changes: moon
Game mechanics changes:
– Locks the difficulty to Hard and forces you to delete your world if you die. The health bar changes appearance to indicate you are playing in Hardcore mode. Hardcore Mode 
Item Repair  
, Potions , Splash Potions , Potion effects , and Brewing Stand . Brewing     
, and Enchantment Table Enchanting  
I'm a student from the UK who likes a lot of different types of games. You'll often find me on Xbox Live under the Gamertag A Portal Gun, playing Call of Duty, Halo and any other games I can lay my hands on. I'm also on Steam too (Joelpk)!