9th February 2022
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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 ms/JoinMCBeta for detailed instructions
  • Minecraft Preview players may receive a slightly different version number, but the fixes and features here should be the same. More information can be found here: ms/PreviewFAQ.

It’s time for another update, and here’s a list of what is new in this week’s Beta! As always please search and report any bugs you may find at bugs.mojang.com.

Experimental Features

Frog Spawn

  • Frog Spawn is no longer invisible when seen from below
  • Frogs and Turtles can now be tempted vertically


  • Froglight blocks are no longer randomly rotated, and have gained new textures (MCPE-151514)

Goat Horn

  • A sound now plays when a Horn breaks off a Goat
  • An animation is now shown when using the Goat Horn in both 1st and 3rd person views (MCPE-104158)

Non-Experimental Features and Bug Fixes


  • Removed water from the extra-block when placing an Amethyst cluster (MCPE-148394)
  • Reverted fix for Coral Fan pathing
    • Please note – This revert is a temporary change while we consider the feedback given by players, and overall gameplay balance
  • Tweaked hunger depletion rate to better match Java Edition (MCPE-56031)
    • Players can now properly lose hunger when sprinting or swimming
    • Players lose significantly less hunger when jumping
    • Exhaustion rates can now be tweaked in Behaviour Packs


  • Fixed an issue where entities were not protected from fire damage by Fire Resistance effect
  • Mobs that are riding a boat, for example, can no longer use JumpToBlockGoal (MCPE-150750)

User Interface

  • Crouch (sneak) state is now reset when player dies to avoid getting stuck in crouch state after respawning
  • The Resource Packs tab in the new Create New World screen is now available

Vanilla Parity


  • Fishermen Boat trades now change wood type based on Villager biome type
  • Clerics now offer Glowstone instead of Glowstone Dust
  • Weaponsmith enchanted Iron Sword trade moved to Novice
  • Armorer Diamond trade moved to Journeyman


  • Using /playanimation command now updates paper doll and inventory character (MCPE-137353)

Technical Updates

Add-Ons and Script Engine

  • Using biome-specific vanilla fog settings as default when overriding fog settings


  • Title commands fired before a client was done joining will now show instead of being ignored


  • Fixed a case where ray tracing resources would be destroyed prematurely on level exit from an RTX-enabled world

Experimental Technical

  • Volume definitions are now stored and read from Behavior Packs instead of being part of the level directory

GameTest Framework

  • BlockInventoryComponent
    • Fixed accessing items in a double chest crashing/being inconsistent
  • Added nameTagproperty
  • Added idproperty
  • Added MinecraftDimensionTypeswith constants for built-in dimension IDs
  • Added spawnItemto spawn an ItemStack in the dimension
  • Exposed the following components for Entities:
    • minecraft:can_climb
    • minecraft:can_fly
    • minecraft:can_power_jump
    • minecraft:fire_immune
    • minecraft:floats_in_liquid
    • minecraft:is_dyable
    • minecraft:is_baby
    • minecraft:is_charged
    • minecraft:is_chested
    • minecraft:is_hidden_when_invisible
    • minecraft:is_ignited
    • minecraft:is_illager_captain
    • minecraft:is_saddled
    • minecraft:is_shaking
    • minecraft:is_sheared
    • minecraft:is_stackable
    • minecraft:is_stunned
    • minecraft:is_tamed
    • minecraft:wants_jockey

source: https://feedback.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/4424787358221-Minecraft-Beta-1-18-20-25-Xbox-Windows-Android-

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