26th October 2022
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Information on the Minecraft Preview and Beta: 

  • These work-in-progress versions can be unstable and may not be representative of final version quality
  • Minecraft Preview is available on Xbox, Windows 10/11, and iOS devices. More information can be found at aka.ms/PreviewFAQ
  • The beta is available on Android (Google Play). To join or leave the beta, see aka.ms/JoinMCBeta for detailed instructions

Here’s a list of what is new in this week’s Minecraft Preview and Beta! Remember to send us all your feedback at aka.ms/MC120Feedback and report any bugs to bugs.mojang.com.

Experimental Features


  • The length of a Camel dash is now influenced by the Speed and Jump Boost effects
  • A Camel now keeps dashing until it touches ground or water
  • Camels now slowly heal over time
  • Camel Spawn Egg now has new colors to better fit the color palette
  • Changed the Camel’s walk animation based on community feedback
  • Camel walking animation now matches its movement speed


  • Added controller tooltip “Place Book” if the player looks at a non-full Chiseled Bookshelf holding a Book, Book and Quill, written Book or enchanted Book
  • Added controller tooltip “Remove Book” if the player looks at a non-empty Chiseled Bookshelf while holding nothing or anything else than a Book, Book and Quill, written Book or enchanted Book
  • Fixed the recipe for Chiseled Bookshelf so that it can be constructed from any type of Planks and wooden Slabs that have the standard tags

Features and Bug Fixes

Dressing Room

  • Added a new flow to introduce the new Minecraft Cast Characters and how to use said characters as one’s appearance


  • Fixed an issue where the player could clip through some walls while stuck inside blocks (MCPE-136536)
  • When stuck inside a block, players will now be pushed towards the nearest open area


  • Fixed choppy performance after resuming the game due to incorrectly presented frames
  • Mob shadows render properly on Android devices using ANGLE (MCPE-155354)


  • Using the Anvil to enchant or fix items will no longer rename items unintentionally (MCPE-154453)


  • Fixed a bug where Slimes and Magma Cubes could break Shield durability every tick (MCPE-119451)
  • Fixed a bug where Pufferfish could break Shield durability every tick (MCPE-143689)
  • Armor Stands will now drop their offhand item upon destruction (MCPE-158228)
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Ender Dragon to not load if the world was saved and loaded while it was alive (MCPE-156528)

Performance and Stability

  • Fixed an issue that could cause a crash when loading into some Marketplace worlds on low memory devices (MCPE-161866)

Stability and Performance

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when actors with a non-player owner went through End Portals

Touch Controls

  • Fixed an issue on mobile devices when swimming; charging a Bow, Crossbow, or Trident, no longer launch the weapon immediately (MCPE-136625)
  • Fixed an issue where joystick gestures were stopped if your finger overlapped with the hotbar (MCPE-159870)
  • Resolved an issue where players couldn’t interact with the hotbar in some resource packs with the new touch controls (MCPE-157748)
  • The sprint and descend buttons in the crosshair mode now have the same colour as other buttons (MCPE-156740)
  • Resolved an issue where quickly tapping “Ascend” and “Descend” would cancel flying in the new touch controls. Going forward, double tapping “Descend” is how flying is cancelled (MCPE-162240)
  • Status icons now follow the safe zone when in touch mode
  • Adjusted status icons to form in one row across width of screen when in touch to account for new touch controls

Vanilla Parity

  • Lily Pads now pop with sound and particles when run into by a Boat (MCPE-65138)
  • Most blocks destroyed from lack of support now have visual particles, audio effects, and cause vibration events
  • Coral Fans can no longer be placed on the side of Slab blocks (MCPE-116986)
  • Coral Fans can now survive on top of solid transparent blocks like Glass (MCPE-112407)


  • Chiseled and Cut Red Sandstone now have smooth undersides (MCPE-20006)

Spectator Mode

  • Spectator Mode players can no longer spawn a Warden through Sculk Shriekers
  • Spectator Mode players can no longer activate Sculk Sensors or Pressure Plates (MCPE-163177)
  • Spectators no longer block players from interacting with other entities (blocks, buttons, levers, etc.)

Technical Updates


  • Fixed has_property to return 1 when a property exists and 0 when not, rather than the opposite of that


  • Recipes that have the same inputs but have different outputs will now display content errors (excludes, crafting table and stonecutter recipes)

User Interface

  • Fixed contrast issue of the little arrow in dropdown components on hover, the unselected toggle components and the toggle/sliders in chat settings


  • Released BlockCollisionBoxComponent outside of experimental toggle in JSON formats 1.19.50 and higher
  • Released BlockCraftingTableComponent outside of experimental toggle in JSON formats 1.19.50 and higher

source: https://feedback.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/10164018997773

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