Minecraft Pocket Edition/Bedrock 1.11.0.8 BETA Out Now!



Fixes:

Crashes/Performance

Improved the performance when opening the player inventory with the crafting recipes open (MCPE-41772, MCPE-41166, MCPE-27167)
Please note - we have made some progress on this and the related bugs, but we are also working on further crafting and inventory optimisations that will be included in a future update
Fixed several crashes that could occur during gameplay
Fixed a crash that could occur when entities like XP orbs touch bell blocks (MCPE-43224)
Fixed a crash that could occur when using a crafting table in creative mode
Fixed a crash that could occur when spawning a Vile Spider from the MINECON add-on pack
Sneezing Pandas no longer crash the game
Fixed a crash that could occur when suspending the game on Gear VR
Fixed a bug that could cause the game to freeze when selecting Save & Quit
Fixed a crash that could occur on Bedrock Dedicated Server
Fixed a crash that could occur when viewing owned skin packs
Fixed a crash that could occur when the text to speech feature tried to read a special character
General performance improvements
Improved performance by adjusting the 'RandomStroll' mob behaviour

General

Text to Speech now only operates when focus is on Minecraft
Text to speech no longer stops working if too many punctuation marks are used
Choosing the "Allow Games to Speak to Me" option on Xbox now works correctly with Minecraft
Updated text to speech popup text
Text to Speech now correctly reads the generating world dialog boxes
Text to speech will now only auto-enable when the client is set to English
Text to speech for touch now uses single tap for focus and double tap for press
Fixed a bug where the text to speech narrator would read world names twice
Made further improvements to world saving, to prevent worlds becoming disappearing from the world list
Worlds should no longer get stuck on the 'generating world' screen when the player is in the end dimension (MCPE-41513)
Free preview skins now roam across devices when signed in to Xbox Live

Gameplay

If a player exits and re-enters a world during a Raid, the Boss Bar no longer disappears, and the 'Hero of the Village' effect can still be obtained
Raids no longer fail to spawn waves while player is flying
Reverted the fix for players falling through blocks around blocks 65k from spawn - more work is needed to fully fix this bug! (MCPE-39299)

Mobs

Skeleton horses spawned in from earlier versions can be ridden once again (MCPE-40857)
Removed the distance restriction for phantom spawning, meaning they should spawn more readily now (MCPE-43736)
Villagers can now properly access the entire village outskirts, without showing frustrated particles because it's too far
Spawned villagers who are levelled up now start with preferred profession and won't change when introduced to a new village

Blocks

End portal blocks can no longer drop as items (MCPE-42991)

Items

Crafted items will once again stack correctly with partial stacks already in the player's inventory (MCPE-42719)

Graphical

Clouds are 100% more fluffy again (MCPE-43505)
On screen animation no longer plays for all mob effects (MCPE-43502)

User Interface

Ratings button for server consumables now shows 'Rate this pack!' instead of the purchase button

Add-Ons / Script Engine

Added component references for new villagers
Original Villager and Zombie variant spawn eggs can still be obtained and used in Marketplace content that utilised them