Do you know what mod is in a game world? Mod is short for modification. It is basically something which can change anything from its original state to a different state in the game and in this case in Minecraft. Now, can we use mods in Xbox One? What is mods zip file download and what can we do with it?
Mods are able to add new recipes to craft, add or even change creatures in the game and also change the way the game plays in more drastic ways. Other mods can work behind the scenes to make the game run better, look better and add new features such as virtual reality support. By adding mods in Minecraft, you will be able to enjoy more fun things in Minecraft.
If you want to add mods in Minecraft, you can do it and what mods which can be used by you is up to you. But of course, you have to think about what you want to change in Minecraft when you decide to choose the mod. Now, how to install mods for Minecraft Xbox One? Mods actually do not exist for Minecraft on Xbox One and PS4. However, you are able to access add-ons. If you want to get add-ons, they are not free and also they are restricted compared to PC mods. If you want to buy an add-on, you can load up Minecraft on your console and navigate to the Store option. Then, you can make your options and check out. Now, your add-on is available for use.
When you access Minecraft Gamepedia, you are able to see that there is a tutorial to add mods to Xbox One. You may be able to use this method to add mods/ add-ons to your Xbox One. You may have tried this method and then you are stuck with the .zip file download. You may not know what you have to do with it. Okay, we will explain about it.
The tools which are required to add add-ons/ mods to Xbox One are File Downloader for Xbox One, UFO.Transfer for Xbox One, Xbox One Smartglass, and any program which can zip and unzip files such as 7z and WinRar.
How to download the add-ons? You have to download the add-on on a computer. If the mod is a .zip, you have to open the archive. In case the contents has a manifest .json, you have to unzip the zip file into a folder. Zip the file again and you need to make sure that there is a single folder inside the zip and the addon is in the folder.
Now, you can change the file extension from .mcpack to .zip. You have to change the file extension from .mcaddon to .zip. In case the contents are two .mcpacks, you can unzip the file and then follow the instructions for .mcpack for each of the files.
If you have had a zip file, you must host the file on a file hoster. You can copy the **direct** download link and on the Xbox One, you must open File Downloader. Go to Download From link and access Xbox One Smartglass on PC. Now, paste the direct download link and name the file in the bottom input bar. You must make sure that it begins with Local Storage. Hit the Start button and wait it to download. After downloaded, open the Local Storage folder and go inside the zip file and choose everything and copy. Go outside the file and paste.