Recently, Majong, the development team behind the very successful hit, Minecraft, has released a new game launcher for the PC version of Minecraft which will be absolutely needed to launch the game for updates 1.6 and beyond, as the current launcher will stop working after the 1.5.2 update.
Additionally, this new launcher boasts quite a few improvements, such as better performance and stability, and a slew of new features such as streamlined downloading of Minecraft updates, increased password security and the ability to switch between game versions. Feel free to download the latest game launcher for Minecraft for the operating system of your choice below:
Minecraft 1.6 Launcher
Although the interface is still in its early stages for the new launcher, you can expect it to see a number of cosmetic changes in the near future.