Minecraft Pocket Edition/Bedrock BETA Released!

For Map Makers and Add-On Creators:

Removed the 'byte order mark' at the beginning of function files if it exists
Updated ScriptHotbarContainerComponent's generateDocumentation function to say it checks the player's first hotbar item slot, not their third



Fixed a crash that could occur when the game was checking for previously downloaded content
Made further improvements to performance around new villages
Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur when exiting the game on Windows 10
Reduced the amount of memory required to load textures
Fixed a crash that could occur when loading the game
Fixed a crash that could occur when throwing an Egg or Snowball (MCPE-40435)
Fixed a crash that could occur when flaming arrow entities were being loaded in
Fixed a global resources crash on Android
Fixed a crash that could occur when trading with a Villager
Fixed a bug that would causing a performance drop when mobs produced splashing particles when entering water
Improved block occlusion performance
Improved performance related to chunk loading


Custom skins are now applied correctly without needing to restart the game to see them (MCPE-37926)
Made item names more consistent by removing 'tile' from the beginning of some of them
The "Invite to Game" button is no longer enabled on third party servers
Made improvements to roaming skins, which should apply correctly after reloading or reinstalling the game and signing in
Custom skins no longer keep revert to an earlier cross-platform skin after reloading the game (MCPE-45476)


The ‘Iron Belly’ achievement can be unlocked once again (MCPE-46260)
Acacia planks can be crafted correctly once again (MCPE-44398, MCPE-44398)
Village job site blocks now have consistent sound volume levels when used by players
Players now consistently receive items when completing a trade with a Villager and using a controller
The player paper doll model now moves correctly when the player is gliding with Elytra (MCPE-44731)
Using Pickblock on sweet berry bushes now gives the player the correct item (MCPE-41877)
Fireworks now correctly boost Elytra flight if provided through /give or /setitem
Bone meal is now consumed correctly when used on grass
Paintings can now be crafted from dyed wool
Players no longer lose villager job site locations if they replace a job site block that is tied to an experienced villager
Players can no longer lose or duplicate banner patterns when switching them in a loom with a full inventory
Cactus blocks of different growth stages can be smelted into green dye again (MCPE-42497)
Fixed an issue with missing button icons in the How to Play section on Switch
Pressing controller Y on the Cartography output slot now only crafts the correct amount
Re-established a fix to keep legacy trades working the way they used to
Llamas now drop their leads if their Wandering Trader is killed (MCPE-44704)


Cats and Villagers now have the correct head position when sitting and sleeping (MCPE-44648)
Please note we are still working on a fix for tamed ocelots in older worlds (MCPE-41929)

Tamed cats no longer slide around while sitting (MCPE-44491)
Armor stands now render off-hand items correctly
Villagers without professions now follow regular schedules
Parrot Legs are now aligned correctly when flying
Fixed creeper model in some marketplace maps


Updated Illager Captain banner texture
Fire particles no longer display on empty mob spawner blocks
Tweaked Arrow rendering timing to improve VR experience
Fixed a small error in the Bell texture UV


Killing a rideable entity no longer respawns its rider when killed in the same tick
The /testforblock command now works reliably with items renamed in the language files
Add-Ons and Script Engine
Custom underwater mobs can now spawn naturally