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[Beta] MCPE 1.0 Beta – Build 3 out now!

Minecraft: Pocket Edition’s third build of the MCPE 1.0 beta is here, and it has a lotof bug fixes. Do note this version will show up as 0.17.0.3. Don’t worry, we don’t understand the version numbering either.

MCPE 1.0 Beta Build 3 Changelog

Tweaks:

  • Tweaked the renderchunks cache so it is now built in the background and on demand.
  • Shulkers now teleport smoother.
  • Health bars for bosses now update and appear properly.
  • Tweaked the flight time of elytra so it should behave as expected with the Unbreaking enchantment, also tweaked other elytra durability issues.
  • Moved position of chat messages so they don’t cover life points, armor, etc.
  • Tweaked lighting in The End so it doesn’t look upside down.
  • Tweaked the time it takes to catch something with a fishing rod so it doesn’t take longer than other versions.
  • Moving between tabs in menus while using the LB/RB on a controller now behaves as expected.
  • The /locate command was added back but it only works for strongholds.
  • Removed bold headings from the Manifest Validation screen.
  • Fixed the Ender dragon’s shadow so it isn’t extraordinarily large.
  • Pumpkin & melon seed textures now render correctly.
  • Fixed lighting for water.
  • Added a message on the World Templates screen to tell players how you can upload a world to your Realm.

Bug Fixes:

  • Furnaces and enchanting tables no longer melt igloos.
  • Fixed a bug where the top part of a chorus plant would appear as if it was there after the chorus plant was broken (even though that part wasn’t actually there anymore).
  • You can ride on tamed horses that are on leads.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred after selecting the Seed Picker.
  • Fixed an issue where you got an “unable to connect to the store” message instead of being able to get skin packs and texture packs (Rift & Gear VR only).
  • Using LB/RB on a controller to select tabs in options now correctly highlights any tab that has behavior or resource packs.
  • Fixed a crash that could happen if you logged out while in the End Poem, logged back into the End Poem, and had global entities in the world.
  • Fence gates, daylight sensors, and observers no longer stop redstone wire from transferring the signal any further.
  • End rods can now be placed on the bottom of blocks even if there are blocks around them.
  • Eyes of Ender are no longer duplicated when placed in an End Portal frame on an infinite world.
  • Fixed a bug where mobs would take fall damage when teleported.
  • Vertically placed end rods now break gravity-affected blocks that fall on them.
  • Ender dragon audio is no longer present in the Overworld when a player is in The End.
  • Gliding on elytra can now be cancelled by jumping or by running into walls or ladders.
  • When in third-person view, your character non longer looks like it’s spinning around when you look up and down while gliding on elytra.
  • Fixed some issues with Realms invites and toast notifications of invites.
  • Villagers no longer run exceptionally fast after being hit.
  • Fixed a crash on the host player’s device when one of their connected friends left a LAN game.
  • Fixed a crash that could happen when attaching a graphics debugger.
  • The dragon’s head texture no longer changes color when in your hand.
  • Endermen again teleport when a splash potion is thrown at them.
  • End gateway fountain now always appears when the Ender dragon is killed.
  • Boss music is now present during the Ender dragon fight.
  • Light level below blocks placed at build limit height now correctly updates after the blocks are broken.
  • Fixed The End crashing when a player went through an End Portal.
  • The sound effect for an ender pearl now plays correctly and can be heard.
  • Water can now protect obsidian blocks from getting destroyed by the Wither’s spawn explosion.
  • The invisibility effect is no longer affected by a player’s personal game mode changing.
  • Shulkers that are hanging from the ceilings in End Cities no longer die of suffocation.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when a player attacked the Wither with a melee attack.
  • The cancel button now appears on the music download dialog.
  • Fixed a crash when there was any input from a controller while the game was launching (Android & Fire only).
  • Gear VR hotbar is no longer stuck at the center of view (Gear VR only).
  • Slime blocks again display when held in your hand (VR only).
  • You can no longer duplicate items with item frames.
  • Global texture packs with custom UI textures now apply on the start screen without having to restart the game.
  • The Ender dragon’s death sequence now looks the same whether you are hosting a game or playing on someone else’s game.
  • You now need to stop riding a pig or a minecart in order to use an End Portal to travel to The End.
  • The End Portal now always teleports a player immediately (even if you fly into it).
  • Bottles o’ Enchanting & splash potions no longer jitter in the air when thrown.
  • Fixed a bug where if a player went to sleep while it was raining in a Realm, it would continue raining when the player woke up but the rain would be visually gone. This made it appear as though sun was not burning zombies/skeletons, fires went out quickly without explanation, and made cauldrons fill up mysteriously. Now it actually does stop raining!
  • Villages now spawn again naturally with different types of villagers instead of just farmers.
  • Iron bar cages around Ender crystals now respawn when the Ender dragon is respawned.
  • Lingering potions now have a throwing sound.
  • All kinds of chests no longer have flickering sides in Cartoon, City, and Natural texture packs. The front of trapped chests is now correct in texture packs as well.
  • Arrows no longer turn black after hitting opaque blocks.
  • Arrows now bounce when hitting closed shulkers instead of disappearing.
  • Redstone comparator interaction with highly powered opaque blocks now works the way it does on other versions.
  • Pressure plates no longer get stuck in a pressed down position.
  • Farmer villagers now harvest fully grown carrots and potatoes.
  • Shulkers now lift gravity-affected blocks by opening & closing which causes the block to drop instead of teleporting away from the block.
  • Donkeys/mules/horses now make appropriate reactions to different food items.
  • If you use commands to try to give a player a stack of items greater than the max stack size, you now only get one max stack of the item instead of an error.
  • When a player gets hit by a shulker and levitates, the player now sees the correct levitation effect icon.
  • The appearance of leaves blocks is now consistent no matter what blocks you place next to them.
  • Fixed a bug where elytra activation was delayed.
  • Various bug fixes for the Plastic, Fantasy, City, Cartoon, and Natural texture packs.
  • Fog now implemented for End Portals & End Gateways.
  • “Could not connect: outdated server” message now displays when you try to join a pre-0.16 version server instead of the incorrect “Disconnected from Server” message.
  • Elytra now has roll animations.
  • Mobs now behave properly regardless of block type (no more spinning on blocks made of half-blocks!)
  • Tamed animals now teleport with the player into The End or the Nether (if they aren’t sitting).
  • Villagers no longer get stuck up ladders.
  • End Portals can no longer be activated in existing Old World types.
  • Enchanted items have shiny effects again (VR only).
  • Fixed a bug where standing on a block next to an End Portal would teleport you as if you deliberately went into an End Portal.
  • Snow layers placed against other non-full blocks no longer delete the adjacent block.
  • Using spawn eggs in Survival mode now results in an egg being used and removed from your inventory.
  • Fixed a crash when you teleported away from the Ender dragon during the summoning process.
  • You can’t just walk through shulkers anymore.
  • Worlds downloaded from Realms now correctly display the world name.
  • Fixed a crash when you selected a Realm invite message multiple times and then accepted or declined the invitation.
  • “You haven’t added anyone to your friend’s list!” message in Realms now displays properly (Android Galaxy Tablet only).
  • Head icons are now visible on the hotbar when the inventory is opened.
  • Mobs no longer jump and spin around if they move on to a bed.
  • You can see the point-of-view change when sneaking/crouching in immersive mode (VR only).
  • Chat messages now only show up once!
  • UI performance no longer gets worse the longer you use the UI when deleting items.
  • Sliders now behave properly on Android & iOS devices when using a controller.
  • The End Poem now has a skip button appear if you tap on the screen on devices without a back button.
  • The End Dragon continues to move/update regardless of how far away you are from it.
  • Dragon breath clouds are now the correct color.
  • All file extension types we support on Android now should work on Gear VR (Gear VR only).
  • The hunger bar no longer depletes exceptionally fast when in a Realm.
  • Fixed some lag issues when placing gravity-affected blocks in multiplayer.
  • Chorus fruit and ender pearls now have a cooldown of 1 second.
  • When filled with lingering potions, dispensers now correctly shoot them (instead of magically transforming them into eggs when they shoot out!)
  • Tools make breaking noises when they break again (Realms only).
  • Dragon eggs now teleport when you try to mine them in Survival.
  • Fixed a duplication glitch when hitting something.
  • Game no longer hangs when saving a Realm to a device (Realms only).
  • You are now teleported when you eat chorus fruit.
  • Blocks held in your hand are no longer larger than they should be.
  • Bows can no longer be pulled back if you’re out of arrows.
  • Squid no longer disappear as soon as they reach the surface of water (Realms only).
  • Diamonds can now be found randomly in generated blacksmith chests.
  • Lingering potions of decay now have the correct texture.
  • Various zombie bug fixes.
  • Multiple rabbit bug fixes.
  • Various chorus plant fixes.
  • If you hit a spider in the daytime, nearby spiders won’t try to attack you as well.
  • You no longer keep your armor when you die (it drops like everything else).
  • Fixed shulker health.
  • Rain, smoke particles, and shadows are no longer visible when you’re inside lava.
  • Chests no longer get stuck looking as though they are open.
  • Mobs again spawn with enchanted items & with the appropriate spawn/drop rate.
  • Endermites no longer gain super speed after reloading a world.
  • Undead mobs no longer burn at night when they’re close to The Wither.
  • End gateways now make the appropriate beams when created/used.
  • World generation from seeds is now totally consistent between PE & Win 10.
  • Fixed signs and mob heads so they are placed facing direction based on the player’s direction from a block.
  • Pig saddle sounds can now be heard.
  • You can now hear the summoning sound of the Wither.
  • Experience orbs no longer orbit your head when you pick up many of them at once.
  • Iron golems you create will no longer ever attack you.
  • Undead mobs no longer burn in The End.
  • The Ender dragon no longer looks like it’s taking fire damage when it is hit with an arrow while sitting.
  • Resource pack images no longer show up in your device’s picture gallery (Android only).
  • Clouds are no longer rendered on top of players who are at or above cloud altitude.
  • Shulker bullets are now destroyed when attacked.
  • Shulkers now deal the correct amount of damage.
  • Trapped chests no longer look the same as normal chests in your inventory, hotbar, or when dropped in the world.
  • Fixed a crash that happened when a player got out of a minecart and then destroyed it.
  • Tamed animals no longer take damage when you take damage from a potion.
  • Endermen no longer have status effects applied from tipped arrows (because they teleported away before they were hit).
  • Enchanted flame & power bows work again & apply the effect/damage to mobs correctly.
  • You can no longer destroy an End portal with water.
  • You can again walk from a slab to a block with carpet on top of it.
  • Arrows fired from dispensers can be retrieved again.
  • Boats and minecarts now make sounds when they are broken (MCPE only).
  • Fixed a crash when a player would spam the Sign in For Free button on the Xbox Live sign-in screen.
  • The first hotbar slot is no longer always highlighted after re-entering a world.
  • When you have a piece of armor in your hand and right click, it equips it if that slot is free.
  • Fixed a crash when accessing settings on Realms (Realms only).
  • Players can now sleep in partially-covered beds without suffocating.
  • Ghast fireballs set blocks on fire again.
  • Endermen again teleport after taking damage.
  • You hear the sound again when you are taking damage from drowning.
  • Fixed a bug where items wouldn’t get placed correctly into item frames.
  • You can now hear the bubbling sound of fresh, hot lava!
  • Fixed the textures for the furnace, dispenser, and dropper when dropped in the world, in your hand, or in an item frame.
  • Fixed a crash that happened when hostile mobs died.
  • The Wither is now healed by Arrows of Harming.
  • Endermites now despawn after 2 minutes unless you name them with a name tag.
  • TTS now reads output from say, tell, and whisper commands.
  • Cave spiders now apply the poison effect when they attack you.
  • The /toggledownfall command now toggles off rain on Realms (Realms only).
  • You can no longer join a game that has multiplayer disabled by manually adding the IP address.
  • You can again connect to a Xbox Live account on Fire TV (Fire TV only).
  • Cursor keys now work on Android (Android only).
  • Fixed item transfer so it automatically moves the stack of items (MCPE only).
  • Brewing stands will now stop looking like they’re still brewing even when they are not.
  • When using the MCPE UI on Win 10, scrolling no longer changes the hot bar selection (Win 10 only).
  • Fixed lag when riding an animal/minecart.
  • Hovering over the chat with touch controls while controlling the camera no longer stops the camera from turning.
  • Fixed biome graphics issues when loading older worlds.
  • Destroying an ice block no longer also destroys the block underneath it.
  • Fixed redstone repeaters so they don’t fire too quickly.
  • Fixed an issue with pistons so they are not activated when adjacent to a not powered block that is adjacent to a power source.

 

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