A new Minecraft update is now available for players in Europe with the North American update rolling out soon thereafter. 

Update 1.16 will add a number of small changes to the game, the most notable is the addition of the female character Alex.

The full list of changes:

– Added the Alex skin and some variations of it to the default skins.

– Changed music tracks played in Creative mode and on front-end menus to match Java version.

– Added The Simpsons Skin Pack trial content.

– Brought forward change so that shrubs can placed in flower pots.

The EU update is a 98 MB download.