Slowly, but surely, Minecraft for XBLA will catch up to its PC counterpart.
OXM is reporting that while the next update will bring the pistons from 1.7.3, the 1.8 Adventure Update will eventually be added in.
“There are no big architecture changes with the move to 1.7.3, so it’s been quite straightforward. The move to 1.8.2 is much more challenging,” 4J Studios co-founder Paddy Burns said. “We are working with Daniel Kaplan at Mojang to define what is going in to the Xbox version, but the aim is to include as many of the PC features that make sense on the Xbox as possible. The game isn’t Minecraft on the Xbox, it is Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, so it isn’t really a direct port of the PC game.”
The 1.8 update brought in Endermen, Creative mode, the food system and more.