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Minecraft 1.16.4, Release Candidate 1

We have now released 1.16.4 Release Candidate 1. If no further critical issues are found, we expect this version to be the full release of 1.16.4 on Thursday.


CHANGES IN 1.16.4 RELEASE CANDIDATE 1 =====================================

  • Added an option to hide matched names


  • Some servers send chat messages in non-standard formats. With this option on, the game will attempt to apply chat hiding anyway by matching the text in messages


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Minecraft: Java Edition: 1.16.4, PRE-RELEASE 2

Time for another pre-release! This time around we've fixed some issues with the new social interactions screen, as well as some crashes.

In case you haven't heard, yesterday we announced that Mojang accounts will be migrating into Microsoft accounts. With this pre-release, we are preparing for that by having the game understand the settings and block-list of Microsoft accounts. You can read more about that over here, and you can...

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Minecraft: Java Edition: 1.16.4, PRE-RELEASE 1

15 October

The first pre-release for 1.16.4 is officially out!

If you’ve been on the Internet for some time, you’ve probably noticed that you occasionally run into other players that you don’t get along with. To alleviate some of that frustration, we’re introducing a UI element called the “social interactions screen”, which will let you disable chatting with certain players, thus hiding any messages you receive from them. Additionally, the 1.16.4 update will contain some fixes for critical...

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Minecraft Java Edition - Nether Release

23 June 2020

One does not simply walk into the Nether, but it seems that's what everyone is about to do anyway..

Today we're releasing the full Nether Update in all its glory! Traverse through familiar, fiery wastes into new unexplored fungal forests, spooky valleys, and deltas brimming with basalt. Dig your way through these biomes and you might be able to find a new curious material, suspiciously titled "ancient debris". What will you make of it (it’s totally not Netherite)?


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Minecraft: Java Edition - 1.15.2

21 January 2020

Next up, Nether!

CHANGES IN 1.15.2 =================

  • Bees no longer anger when a nearby nest/hive is destroyed using a silk touch tool
  • Added doPatrolSpawning and doTraderSpawning game rules that control spawning of patrols and wandering traders, respectively
  • Added gui_light option in block models to allow controlling light when rendering model as item in GUI


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Minecraft: Java Edition - 1.15.1

17 December 2019

CHANGES IN 1.15.1 =================

  • Optimized chunk rendering performance, especially for chunks with many different block states
  • Fixed an error spammed to the game's log files caused by custom spawner blocks spawning villagers
  • Improved network handling of invalid Biome ids
  • Fixed a crash in the Realms screen
  • Fixed bugs
  • Removed Herobrine

FIXED BUGS IN 1.15.1 ====================