New Minecraft Skin Pack Arrives to Celebrate Year of the Monkey


Mojang has announced the release of a new Minecraft skins pack to usher in the Year of the Monkey on the Chinese Lunar Calendar. This time around, players will be able to treat themselves to skins modeled after characters from the classic Chinese fable, the Journey to the West.

The Journey to the West skin pack is available right now and includes 15 different characters such as Princess Iron Fan, Lord Hundred-Eyes, and the Monkey King. The entire collection costs $1.99, but players will be able to download characters Red Boy and Guanyin for free.

The pack is only available for Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition (which remains in beta) and Pocket Edition on mobile devices. There has been no mention of it coming to other consoles.

You can check out the entire list of skins below:

  • Black Wind Demon
  • Bull Demon King
  • Friar Sand
  • Guanyin
  • Jade Emperor
  • Lady Earth Flow
  • Lord Hundred-Eyes
  • Monk Pig
  • Monkey King
  • Pale Bone Demon
  • Princess Iron Fan
  • Red Boy
  • Scorpion Demon
  • Spider Demon
  • Xuanzang

In other news, Mojang is releasing the new beta for the hub.

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