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    Minecraft Pocket Edition/Bedrock: Beta Build is Out NOW!

    Minecraft Pocket Edition/Bedrock: Beta Build is Out Now

    Not long after Minecon 2018 reveal we have been given the first Beta for Minecraft Pocket Edition / Bedrock. This beta comes with everything listed below, but we all know you came for the cute, fluffy & derpy pandas. However for some crazy reason you didn't come for Pandas they also introduced Cats, Bamboo, Scaffolding, bigger fish & more!!

    During Minecon 2018 event, some of the bedrock developers also announced that we would be getting changes to addons. In the beta is out now available Add-Ons that allow players to add new entities, particles, and animations so get ready for some pretty cool addons in the community.

    This beta is ONLY for Android, Win 10 & Xbox player. It will release for iOS and Switch once the beta is complete

    PLEASE READ before participating in the Minecraft Beta:

    You will not have access to Realms and will not be able to join non-beta players while you're previewing the beta. Featured servers may also be unavailable
    The beta is available only on Xbox One, Windows 10, and Android (Google Play). To join or leave the beta, see ms/JoinMCBeta for detailed instructions
    Beta builds will likely be unstable and are not representative of final version quality. Please backup your Worlds before joining the beta
    Finished releases may not include all new features, changes, and fixes from the beta to preserve stability and may slip to a later release

    New Features:
    Pandas now spawn in jungles
    Stray Cats now spawn in villages
    Cats can be tamed using fish
    Ocelots are no longer tamable
    Players can now feed ocelots to gain their trust
    Bamboo can now be found while fishing in jungles and will appear in some chests (Spawning naturally in the world will come in a future update)
    Scaffolding - A new climbable block that can be crafted using bamboo
    Updates to Add-Ons that allow players to add new entities, particles, and animations. See for more details

    Phantoms are now afraid of cats and will not swoop while cats are around
    Increased the size of Tropical fish (MCPE-35877)
    Skeleton Horse and Zombie Horse foals now have a chance of being spawned using a spawn egg
    The splash screen now has an animated loading bar
    The following commands can now be run in game without turning on cheats:
    /gamerule showcoordinates
    /gamerule dofiretick
    /gamerule tntexplodes
    /gamerule domobloot
    /gamerule naturalregeneration
    /gamerule dotiledrops
    /gamerule pvp
    Command blocks now have the default name of “!” instead of “@”
    Added randomTickSpeed gamerule
    More skin packs are now shown in the skin picker menu, and each pack can be opened and viewed in its own page
    The autocomplete list for player mentions now work in slash commands
    You can now send links to your favorite Marketplace content using the share button

    Fixed several crashes that occurred during gameplay
    Fixed a crash that would occur if the player was disconnected while loading resource packs
    Fixed a crash that would occur on Xbox One if the player signed out too quickly after signing in
    Fixed a crash that could occur during the splash loading screen on Windows 10 Mobile
    Fixed a crash that could occur on startup for Gear VR
    Fixed a crash that would occur when using lava buckets on fish
    Fixed a bug where multiple UI screens could be opened at once, causing the game to crash
    Fixed a crash that could occur due to a recently added Windows 10 feature (MCPE-36274)
    Fixed the bug where players on Realms could be instantly killed in one shot by a Blaze fireball attack (MCPE-19535)
    Planting crops continuously will no longer skip blocks (MCPE-35857)
    Tamed wolves will now tilt their heads when the player is holding meat (MCPE-17144)
    Magma cubes no longer inflict damage during their death animation (MCPE-14426)
    Mobs in minecarts no longer activate adjacent detector rails (MCPE-21863)
    Ghast sounds are no longer repeated when they are shooting fireballs (MCPE-19156)
    Crafting multiple cakes using the recipe book will now return the correct number of empty buckets to the player (MCPE-37387)
    Wall signs no longer show different types of wood particles when being broken (MCPE-16141)
    Explosions will now drop blocks if the default game mode is Creative and Tile Drops are enabled (MCPE-23498)
    Flower pots that contain saplings will once again drop the correct type when broken (MCPE-37328)
    Players will now face forwards when entering a boat (MCPE-36795)
    Removed "MCPE!" from the list of splash screen messages (MCPE-36741)
    Water now renders correctly when surrounded by Barrier Blocks
    Fixed an issue that would sometimes cause black visual glitches to appear around blocks when riding a horse
    Players will no longer teleport when standing against a non-full block and reloading the game (MCPE-31242)
    Fixed incorrect interact buttons appearing briefly for certain mobs on touch screen devices
    The achievement button no longer appears in the pause menu if not signed into Xbox Live
    Fixed a bug where players could see through solid blocks when swimming
    The multiplayer toggle is now accurately shown when using platform restricted content on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch
    Double wooden slabs can now be placed regardless of crosshair position (MCPE-13799)
    Pistons no longer drop as items when being pushed or pulled (MCPE-37492)
    Large Slimes and Magma Cubes now have the correct sized hitbox based on their size (MCPE-18518)
    Kelp will now only grow into water source blocks or full downward flowing water, and no longer creates a new source block (MCPE-37155)
    Fixed an exploit where rails could be duplicated (MCPE-36917)
    Lightning no longer strikes if the destination is in a cold biome (MCPE-19015)
    Fixed mobs not always taking fall damage when they should (MCPE-37257)
    The "Body Guard" achievement can now be unlocked after creating an Iron Golem (MCPE-33686)
    Fixed rare enchantments being too hard to get at higher levels
    The right bumper button now correctly scrolls through the tabs in the game menu on Nintendo Switch
    The hitbox of piston arms now matches the size and shape correctly (MCPE-13758)
    Players no longer fall through Shulker Boxes as they open (MCPE-28812)
    Improved the loading time of various game files
    Fixed the buttons used on the startup message for players using Windows Mixed Reality
    Worlds larger than 1GB can now be copied and exported on Windows 10 (MCPE-37269)
    Added a underscore to "frozen_river" in the biomes_client.json so it matches the other vanilla Resource Pack entries (MCPE-36799)
    The player locator map marker now faces the right direction when aboard a boat
    Fixed an issue with custom player permissions that might not apply correctly in multiplayer (MCPE-34864)
    Potion of Slow Falling will now slow down Elytra descent (MCPE-34926)
    Multiple items can be collected when trading with villagers again when using touch controls (MCPE-32635)
    Fixed a bug where only white firework stars could be crafted
    The player's hands are now properly rotated and positioned when aboard a boat and holding a bow
    Lava blocks no longer appear green in the command autocomplete area (MCPE-33788)
    Fixed a crash that occurred when killing and summoning a salmon with its navigation component removed
    Reassigned Page Up and Page Down keys are now labelled correctly on the Settings screen
    Controller hints now show the correct usage of "Open" and "Use" when looking at containers
    Player names that are made up of only numbers are now surrounded with quotation marks when using autocomplete for slash commands
    Fixed a crash that could occur when kelp grows
    Fixed a crash that could occur in worlds that contained locator maps
    Shulker boxes that contain tropical fish buckets no longer cause lag (MCPE-27167)

    Last edited by ecko; 10-11-2018 at 11:58 AM.