2nd October 2019
Minecraft News
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PLEASE READ before participating in the Minecraft Beta:

  • Joining the beta will replace your game with a work in progress version of Minecraft
  • You will not have access to Realms and will not be able to join non-beta players while you’re previewing the beta
  • Any worlds played while in the beta cannot be opened in previous versions of the game so please make copies of worlds to prevent losing them
  • Beta builds can be unstable and are not representative of final version quality
  • The beta is available only on Xbox One, Windows 10, and Android (Google Play). To join or leave the beta, see aka.ms/JoinMCBeta for detailed instructions


  • Crashes/Performance
    • Fixed a crash that occurred when accepting the storage permission on Android 
    • Fixed several crashes that could occur during gameplay 
    • Fixed a crash that could occur when scrolling through languages in the Settings (MCPE-52009)
    • Fixed a crash that could occur when using the Character Creator on Android (MCPE-52474
  • General
    • The ‘Beam Me Up’ achievement can once again be unlocked 
  • Gameplay
    • Fixed players falling from the sky after riding an entity in Creative mode (MCPE-52957)
    • Fixed players spawning in unexpected locations after roaming a world save to a different Xbox One 
  • Mobs
  • Items
    • Carpets once again appear on the Llama’s inventory screen 
    • Crossbows no longer fire immediately after loading (MCPE-52179)
    • Fixed the ability to discard damaged tools from the Creative inventory (MCPE-52465)
    • Compasses and clocks once again animate on the hotbar (MCPE-52901)
    • Armor can once again be equipped directly from the Creative inventory on touch screens (MCPE-52413)
    • Frost Walker boots once again freeze water 
  • Graphical
    • The breaking animation once again appears on chests
    • Fixed the player’s head looking wrongly when sneaking (MCPE-51181)
    • Fixed the player’s arms not animating when swimming (MCPE-49749)
    • Mob heads once again fit properly on players
    • Fixed the Crafting Table icon not showing its grid on top in certain GUI scales
    • Fixed several missing and broken textures in the inventory (MCPE-52442)
    • Fixed some skins appearing with a white cape (MCPE-52005)
    • Fixed armor not respecting extra layers on skins
    • Fixed destroyed blocks leaving shadows  
  • User Interface
    • Various fixes and loading time improvements to the Character Creator interface
    • External servers once again appear on the Servers screen
    • Fixed the inventory screens of some blocks not appearing on the first attempt after the block’s state has changed, like Hoppers and Dispensers
    • The Profile screen can now be accessed when playing split-screen
    • The “Read More” button once again appears next to packs on the Global Resource menu 
  • Commands
    • The ‘/summon ‘command once again properly names entities, if defined 
  • Add-Ons and Script Engine
    • Fixed spawn eggs not appearing in the Creative inventory for custom mobs
    • Item held by scaled mobs are once again sized appropriately
    • Using ‘format_version’ 1.2.0 no longer breaks the ‘on_damage’ component 
    • Triggering custom animations for entities is once again functional
    • Using the ‘transformation’ component on ‘xp_orb’ once again removes the source entity 
    • The ‘spawn_entity’ component is now executed when an entity is being ridden
    • Fixed the Ender Dragon not appearing correctly in some Add-On packs
    • Errors are once again listed on the pack manifest validation screen

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