Minecraft Bedrock Edition Beta & Preview

12th June 2024
Bedrock News
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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:


  • Copper Doors now follow the intended design of only dropping when mined with a Stone Pickaxe or better
  • Doors no longer drop when top block is mined in Creative mode
  • Smooth Quartz Slab’s texture is back to normal (MCPE-182104)
  • Added break, fall, hit, jump, land, place, and step sounds for the Mob Spawner block


  • Fixed the message that appears when using the ‘Copy Coordinates’ feature to copy player coordinates to the clipboard (MCPE-182146)


  • Fixed a bug where the /spreadplayers command could result in the target being teleported one block below the intended location
  • Added a Max Height parameter to the /spreadplayers command, which allows you to specify a maximum height that the spreading is done underneath


  • Wolves, Bears, and Pandas will panic and try to avoid danger when damaged by environmental sources, eg: fire, lava, freezing

Wind Charge

  • Wind charges now work the same on all terrain
  • Crouching no longer affects wind charge knockback / jump amount
  • Wind charges used by the player aimed straight down now knock the player upward ~6 blocks instead of ~2.5
  • Latency related fall damage when using a Wind Charge will occur less often
  • The launch position of the Wind Charge has been adjusted so it no longer fires too far from the player

User Interface

  • Fixed a bug where the unread badge for the Realms Stories button on the Pause Screen did not update
  • Safe Zone Screen position now saves properly on closing the menu
  • Safe Zone Screen text no longer is obscured when you hover over it
  • Safe Zone Screen sliders now properly save even when the value is changed by just 0.1
  • Safe Zone Screen Position sliders now properly reset and rescale based on the Scale sliders
  • Safe Zone Screen no longer errors on IOS when set to minimum values
  • Fixed tags showing up vertically in Marketplace item descriptions
  • Fixed missing texture in My Content section of Marketplace (MCPE-181964)
  • Game tips now appear and disappear from the screen with “fade-in” and “fade-out” animations
  • Replaced Marketplace Pass gradient with solid gray to improve readability

Technical Updates:

Add-Ons and Script Engine

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


  • Fixed an issue where a warning would incorrectly appear when reloading item custom components
  • EntityTameMountComponent
    • Moved method tameToPlayer and readonly properties tamedToPlayerIdtamedToPlayerisTamedisTamedToPlayer from beta to 1.12.0
  • Released runJob method on System from beta to 1.12.0
  • Released clearJob method on System from beta to 1.12.0
  • Released waitTicks method on System from beta to 1.12.0
  • @minecraft/server-ui
    • Released version 1.2.0
    • Added new beta version 1.3.0
    • Released submitButton method on ModalFormData from beta to 1.2.0


  • Fixed Molang content errors to include the expression in the logged message

Experimental Technical Updates:


  • WorldInitializeBeforeEvent
    • Renamed property blockTypeRegistry to blockComponentRegistry
  • Moved BlockComponentRegistry from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockCustomComponentAlreadyRegisteredError from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockCustomComponentReloadVersionError from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockCustomComponentReloadNewEventError from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockCustomComponentReloadNewComponentError from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockCustomComponent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockComponentStepOnEvent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockComponentTickEvent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockComponentRandomTickEvent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockComponentEntityFallOnEvent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockComponentStepOffEvent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockComponentPlayerInteractEvent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockComponentPlayerPlaceBeforeEvent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockComponentPlayerDestroyEvent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Moved BlockComponentOnPlaceEvent from beta to 1.12.0
  • Added four new error class types used for custom block component registration
    • ScriptBlockCustomComponentAlreadyRegisteredError – When registering a custom block component and it has already been registered
    • ScriptBlockCustomComponentReloadVersionError – When registering a custom block component with a different script version between reloading
    • ScriptBlockCustomComponentReloadNewEventError – When registering a custom block component and it implements a new event between reloading
    • ScriptBlockCustomComponentReloadNewComponentError – When registering a custom block component between reloading
  • Added Block::getMapColor binding to Script Block API (Beta)


  • minecraft:custom_components no longer requires the Beta APIs experiment
  • minecraft:entity_fall_on no longer requires the Beta APIs experiment
  • minecraft:tick no longer requires the Beta APIs experiment


  • Matches caret color to font default color in built-in UI themes

source: https://feedback.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/27211163694861-Minecraft-Beta-Preview-1-21-10-23

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