The developer for the console version of Minecraft snuck an image of the plastic texture pack into the header of its Twitter account. It was soon spotted by others which forced 4J Studios into announcing that more images will be released Friday. Presumably, the release of the first texture pack will happen not long afterwards.
Texture pack support is a new addition to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition and was added with the release of Title Update 12 along with support for Mash-Up Packs. A Mass Effect Mash-Up Pack has already been released with more on the way.
Other texture packs confirmed to be release so far include a "Natural Texture Pack" and a "Medieval Texture Pack."
4J Studios and Microsoft are investigating the possibility of bringing over PC texture packs that have been created by the community but there are numerous legal and business obstacles to overcome first.
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