MINECRAFT POCKET EDITION/BEDROCK 1.18.0.24 CAVES & CLIFFS Beta Released

27th October 2021
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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

It’s time for another Bedrock Beta! As always, we really appreciate all the feedback you send to aka.ms/CavesCliffsFeedback and please report any bugs you may find at bugs.mojang.com.

Also! After the changes in this week’s beta, we are planning to update our in-game seed picker with some fresh new seeds, and we’d love to hear about the seeds you have found that feature specific features and biomes! Please drop any superb seed suggestions in the thread here: https://aka.ms/MCSeedPicker,  and check out this FAQ for more information!

Features and Bug Fixes

Blocks

  • Players can once again continuously place water, lava, and Powder Snow by holding down the ‘Place’ button (MCPE-139671)
  • Light blocks no longer support blocks that need support, e.g. Beds and Paintings (MCPE-144311)

Mineshaft

  • Mineshaft pillars should no longer generate in lava (MCPE-135221)
  • Mineshafts will not generate Dirt floors anymore (MCPE-141583)
  • Mineshafts now use Log Blocks for creating support pillars (MCPE-125133)

Gameplay

  • Fixed a problem that caused certain worlds to increase in size, causing high RAM usage (MCPE-143156)
  • Fixed shallow water turning brighter when aimed while holding a Small Drip Leaf (MCPE-123373)
  • Tall flowers will now drop only one item when broken by water placed in the upper half of the flower (MCPE-142799)
  • Fixed an issue where terrain could be seen through
  • Education Features: NPCs no longer have idle sounds (MCPE-141856)
  • Chorus Fruit now works correctly at negative Y coordinates (MCPE-135951)

Items

  • Adjusted the smoothness of movement for Primed TNT, Lingering Potions, Splash Potions, and Bottle o’ Enchanting when far from players (MCPE-101102)
  • Multiple Education Edition items no longer show the “craftingScreen.tab.none” tooltip (MCPE-102444)
  • All ground vegetation can now be placed on Mycelium (MCPE-125928)

Mobs

  • Increased the chances of Axolotl naturally spawning in Lush Caves
  • Fish now attempt to avoid Axolotls
  • Magma Cubes are now correctly aggressive towards Iron Golems and Slimes are no longer aggressive towards Snow Golems (MCPE-51162)
  • Phantoms should now be able to free themselves after getting stuck when trying to pathfind into mountains (MCPE-119773)

World Generation

  • Ore generation has now been tweaked to be in parity with Java Edition
  • Gravel can now correctly replace Deepslate during world generation (MCPE-144080)
  • Gold Ore in Badlands biomes are no longer generating in too large of quantities
  • Lava sources are no longer generated in Frozen Ocean biomes (MCPE-144733)
  • Deepslate Copper Ore variant is now correctly generating in the world
  • Updated naming for new Caves & Cliffs mountain biomes to better match between Bedrock and Java Edition

User Interface

  • Fixes the rendering of the icons in text, making the colors not distorted

Technical Updates

Mobs

  • Fixed mobs default summonability when not specified in JSON

RangedAttackGoal

  • Improved performance in ‘RangedAttackGoal’ for mobs that do not move

source: https://feedback.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/4412150636941

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