Minecraft Bedrock Edition Beta & Preview:

15th May 2024
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Information on 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, PlayStation 4, 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 what’s new in the latest Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Beta and Preview update! Please keep sending in any suggestions you have at feedback.minecraft.net, and please report and upvote any bugs you find at bugs.mojang.com!

Features and Bug Fixes

Trial Chambers

  • Mobs no longer naturally spawn inside Trial Chambers (MCPE-176986)

Trial Spawner

  • Fixed a bug where Trial Spawners would no longer spawn mobs after toggling the ‘domobspawning’ game rule off and on again (MCPE-181209)
  • Fixed a bug where the Arrow projectiles randomly shot down in an Ominous Trial would have Harming II or Slow Falling as their effect instead of Poison or Slowness IV


  • Fixed a bug where Arrows of Slow Falling could be found in Ominous Vaults instead of Arrows of Slowness IV
  • Fixed a bug where Arrows of Harming II could be found in Vaults and supply chests instead of Arrows of Poison (MCPE-180653)


  • The chances for mob equipment to drop has been brought closer to Java Edition
    • Enchanted mob equipment no longer has double the chance to drop
    • Each level of the Looting enchantment now gives a +1% chance for mob equipment to drop, down from +4%


  • Mace Smash attack no longer triggers automatically when swapping to the Mace after initiating a Trident Riptide attack (MCPE-181000)


  • Banners are once again obtainable via the recipe book


  • Fixed a bug where the Looting enchantment could cause mob equipment with a 0% drop chance to still drop, such as Vex swords or equipment from Ominous Trials


  • Fixed error that could sometimes occur when opening Realms Stories

Dressing Room

  • Fixed a bug causing Character Creator skins with removed eyes to break skin texture loading 

Technical Updates

Add-Ons and Script Engine

  • Fixed issue where particle effect lifetime event timeline did not trigger events as expected


  • The Bogged’s texture files are now located in a dedicated folder, consistent with other entities (MCPE-179323)

source: https://feedback.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/26739672012045-Minecraft-Beta-Preview-1-21-0-26

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