The world's largest winter wonderland is now in Minecraft

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(Pocket-lint) - Nvidia has partnered with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity to make the biggest wintertime wonderland ever, each built successful Minecraft. 

This is an interactive Santa's grotto and wintertime wonderland acquisition that spans a whopping 38 acres of virtual space. All lovingly crafted successful Minecraft.

The acquisition includes respective hidden treats of references to classical Christmas films and a afloat recreation of Great Ormond Street infirmary too. 

It's not conscionable to amusement disconnected what's imaginable with RTX Minecraft either. As the acquisition is besides portion of an effort to rise wealth for the charity. Users tin donate successful the virtual infirmary oregon directly via this link. Those donations volition assistance earnestly sick children get 1 measurement person to being location this Christmas. 

How to play the RTX Winter World

In bid to effort retired the wintertime wonderland experience, you conscionable request to travel these elemental steps. Though you volition request to beryllium moving an RTX graphics paper to bash so:

  1. Download GeForce Experience and instal the latest GeForce Drivers
  2. Ensure you person a GeForce RTX GPU installed successful your PC
  3. Download and instal the latest mentation of Minecraft for Windows
  4. Download the NVIDIA RTX Winter World, here: https://www.planetminecraft.com/project/nvidia-rtx-winter-world
  5. Locate the downloaded record and treble click
  6. Minecraft for Windows volition unfastened and a dialog container astatine the apical of the surface volition fto you cognize erstwhile the satellite is installed
  7. Click Play > Create > Scroll to the bottommost to the ‘imported templates’ conception & click Christmas Adventure RTX
  8. Click Create & the Christmas escapade volition start
  9. To cheque if Ray Tracing and DLSS are enabled: Go to Settings > Video > scroll down and marque definite Upscaling and Ray Tracing are enabled.
  10. Depending connected the RTX GPU you have, you tin summation the Ray Tracing Render Distance from 8 chunks successful the video settings

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Christmas tree

No wintertime wonderland would beryllium implicit without a brightly and colourfully lit Christmas tree. So naturally, this is 1 summation to the Minecraft 1 that comes implicit with presents underneath. 

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Great Ormond Street Hospital

A logical portion of the charitable wintertime wonderland operation is the summation of the Great Ormond Street Hospital successful virtual form. 

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A superb snowman

What's not to emotion astir a elephantine snowman implicit with a Santa chapeau and an tremendous present?

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He's a giant

It's a astir fantastic clip of year. Even amended erstwhile you don't person to spell retired into the freezing acold to spot a snowman. Even 1 that idiosyncratic other constructed.

It's besides not each time you spot a brightly lit snowman either. 

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Explore away

There are plentifulness of things to research successful the virtual wonderland. Including galore nooks and crannies worthy poking astir in. 

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Little workers

Work your mode done the wintertime wonderland and find a mill stocked with presents and small workers busying themselves for Christmas. 

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The London Eye

The views are implicit with the London Eye reimagined successful Minecraft form. 

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All successful elephantine snowglobes

The wintertime wonderland is divided crossed 3 elephantine snowglobes. One you lawsuit the apical of 1 of them successful this shot. 

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Three locations

The settings wrong the 3 globes see a wintertime wonderland, Santa's colony and a wintertime environment. 

It's said to beryllium 4 times bigger than the real-world seasonal solemnisation that happens successful Austria. 

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Penguin post

You'll adjacent find hidden attractions similar this penguin postal service. a petting zoo tent, with playable storylines and missions from Santa. 

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Residence of Santa Claus

Poke astir capable and you'll find the location of Santa Claus. Just don't disturb him arsenic he's a engaged chap this clip of year. 

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Rollercoaster

There's adjacent a virtual rollercoaster and a frozen crystal skating lake. So plentifulness to admire. 

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Hidden Easter Eggs

Keep an oculus retired portion you're exploring arsenic you'll besides find hidden treats similar Easter Egg tributes to classical Christmas films similar Elf, It's A Wonderful Life and The Polar Express.

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Adventures galore

Adventure crossed frozen lakes and done snow-covered parts of the satellite to observe each that's connected offer. 

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Ray traced lighting

As you'd expect from an Nvidia crafted situation the RTX Winter World takes afloat vantage of ray tracing. Expect to spot plentifulness of realistic reflections, shadows and awesome lighting effects. 

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Small details

It's the tiny details that marque it truly shine. Like the individually lit windows and cautiously constructed buildings. 

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It's for the kids

Don't hide this is each for the children. So donate to the foundation if you can. 

Writing by Adrian Willings. Originally published connected 20 December 2021.

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