Minecraft XBLA update 9 coming Friday

Minecraft's next console update is coming on Friday, 4J Studios announced today. This ninth update to the game, creatively named Update 9, will land on the wildly successful Xbox 360 version.

4J tweeted the release date (via Joystiq). As previously reported, this update is set to add new Enderdragon behaviors in The End, climbable vines, spawn eggs, new building materials, loot in Blacksmith buildings, and various other tweaks and fixes. You can check out the full (and lengthy) changelog for more details on what exactly this update will bring.

The Twitter account also revealed that the XBLA version has recently crossed the six million mark, adding another notch to its growing belt.