Even though the modding team behind the original Aether mod already announced they are working on a sequel, The Aether II, many fans have been requesting they update the original mod to 1.2.5. so that it can be enjoyed during the long wait for its sequel. Now, to great praise from fans, the team has announced they will do just that, and you can expect it this week!
Finally, you will be able to enjoy The Aether mod in the latest version of Minecraft, 1.2.5. So that you have something to do until The Aether II comes out. The planned release date is at the end of this week, but I wouldn't cancel all of my plans just yet if I were you as it's very likely that there will be a small delay given how big the mod is.
If you're hoping for some new content, you're out of luck. When asked whether they would be adding something new the team said that they would do some tweaks but add nothing major to the mod for this update. Here is the full statement posted on Facebook:
After many struggles and much waiting, we are finally close to a new updated version of Aether 1.0. Aether 2.0 is still in development, but since it has been a very long time since Aether 1.0 has been active, we are going to update the original first to Minecraft version 1.2.5. Stay tuned for more information! The update release is estimated sometime at the end of the week, but we cannot make any promises.
I know you guys love this mod and am very glad to be able to share these great news with you. As always, leave your feedback and suggestions in the comment section below. On previous articles, I've noticed members of the Aether team interacting with fans, so you might get lucky and get to discuss the mod with them.