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Minecraft Version History

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Changes
Performance

Optimized chunk rendering performance, especially for chunks with many different block states.

Network handling

Improved network handling of invalid biome IDs.

Fixes
6 issues fixedFrom released versions before 1.15

MC-135050 – NullPointerException while tesselating block model.

From 1.15

MC-167482 – Corrupt chunk causes force upgrading a world to fail.
MC-167530 – Anvils ...
 

Release Date: 2019-12-17

Additions Blocks Beehives Can be crafted using 6 planks and 3 honeycombs. Can house bees. Fills up with honey. The amount of honey in the beehive increases as bees gather nectar and return to their hive. The player can harvest honeycombs and honey bottles from the hive using shears and glass bottles respectively. If the player breaks or harvests honey from the hive, the bees will become hostile on the player. Bees ...
 

Release Date: 2019-12-10

Additions Command format /debug Added /debug report. Used to get more detailed information while debugging performance, such as lists of chunks and block entities in each dimension. Saves this information as a .zip file in the .minecraft/debug folder. server.properties Added function-permission-level to server.properties which controls which permission ...
 

Release Date: 2019-07-19

Additions Commands /gamerule Added /gamerule disableRaids which disables raids when set to true. When true, the Bad Omen will not be removed from a player when entering a village. If set to true while a raid is in progress, the raid will stop, but the existing raid mobs will not despawn. Options Languages Added Bashkir (Башҡортса) language. Added Gothic (Gutrazda) language. Changes Blocks Lanterns Can now be placed ...
 

Release Date: 2019-06-24

Additions General Font Added a default Vietnamese font. Changed a character in default Armenian font. Added missing glyphs in the default Hebrew and Armenian fonts. Added Runic alphabet to the default font. Changes Blocks Campfire Flaming arrows can no longer light waterlogged campfires. Shulker boxes Empty shulker boxes will no longer drop themselves when destroyed in Creative mode. Mobs Parrots Can now spawn on grass blocks instead of ...
 

Release Date: 2019-05-27

Additions General Controls Pressing Esc while holding F3 will pause the game without bringing up the pause menu. Splashes Added the following splash texts:[note 1] "Awesome game design right there!" "Ph1lza had a good run!"[note 2] "10 years of Mining and Crafting!"[note 3] Changes Blocks Campfire Can now be lit by flaming arrows. Crafting table Updated texture to fix incorrect planks texture. Iron ore Changed texture to fix ...
 

Release Date: 2019-05-13

Additions Blocks Bamboo Can be found scattered around jungles and in large clusters in bamboo jungles. Can be found in shipwrecks and jungle temples. Dropped by pandas when killed, or can be obtained when fishing in jungle biomes. Can be farmed and grow up to 12–16 blocks tall. Grows 1–2 blocks taller when bone meal is used on the block. Can be eaten by pandas, used as fuel (four bamboo can ...
 

Release Date: 2019-04-23

Changes General Performance Improved performance of upgrading worlds. Improved performance of turtle pathfinding. Improved startup time. Improved mob spawning performance. Other general performance improvements. Fixes 25 issues fixedFrom released versions before 1.13.2 MC-91055 – More than 1 mob spawning in a 1 block space MC-91621 – Mobs repetitively despawn and respawn rapidly at high Y coordinates (causing lag). MC-92019 – ...
 

Release Date: 2018-10-22

Additions Blocks Unstable TNT Re-added punch-to-explode TNT using the unstable state (instead of the explode state before 17w47a). Dead coral Dead variants of regular corals. Can be placed on top of blocks. Gameplay Statistics New statistics:[2] Damage Dealt (Absorbed) – damage_dealt_absorbed Damage Dealt (Resisted) – damage_dealt_resisted Damage Blocked By Shield – damage_blocked_by_shield Damage ...
 

Release Date: 2018-08-22

Additions[edit] Blocks[edit] Air variants cave_air and void_air. Both have the exact same properties as air. cave_air is generated in caves. void_air is used internally for blocks above (>255) and below (<0) the world, and in unloaded chunks. Blue ice Generates in icebergs. More slippery than ice and packed ice. Crafted using 9 packed ice. Bubble columns Created by magma blocks or soul sand in water ...
 

Release Date: 2018-07-18

Changes Menu screen Changed the menu screen logo to have the subtitle "Java Edition ". This subtitle is a separate texture. Fixes 12 issues fixedFrom released versions before 1.12.2 MC-15152 – Standing in a nether portal and opening a chest will render the chest open until another chest is opened MC-79154 – Hoppers occasionally duplicate items (within chunks) MC-86850 – Ender Pearling through a nether portal in the over-world tp's you to the portals ...
 

Release Date: 2017-09-18

Changes General Game credits Updated game credits to include more Mojang staff Credits scroll 50% faster when viewed directly from the menu screen than through the End Poem. Splash Removed "Better than Prey!" Fixes 4 issues fixedFrom released versions before 1.12.1 MC-86016 – Some Mojang staff not mentioned in credits.txt MC-117087 – Class.getSimpleName performance issue with large number of block ...
 

Release Date: 2017-08-03

Additions Blocks Concrete Comes in the 16 traditional dye colors Created when concrete powder comes into contact with still or flowing water Concrete powder Comes in the 16 traditional dye colors Gravity affected (like sand and gravel). When it touches water, it turns into a Concrete block. Craftable using 4 sand, 4 gravel and one of any dye to get 8 concrete powder blocks. The recipe is shapeless. Glazed terracotta Comes in the 16 ...
 

Release Date: 2017-07-07

Fixes 24 issues fixedFrom released versions before 1.11.1 MC-13727 – Arrows shot from bow bounce on horse when moving or not and damage if fire arrows MC-16311 – Zombie Spawning MC-17948 – Incorrect dispenser sound with Flint & Steel MC-38385 – Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: bad Base64 input character at 4036: 5 (Caused by corrupt servers.dat) MC-44589 – Ridden boats not teleporting ...
 

Release Date: 2016-12-21

Additions Items Iron Nuggets Can be crafted from iron ingots, but are also received from smelting iron tools and armor. Can be crafted into iron ingots. Gameplay Enchantments Added Sweeping Edge. Can be applied to a sword to increase the damage of the sweep attack. The damage dealt will be multiplied by 11⁄2 on Level I, 12⁄3 on Level II, and 13⁄4 on Level III. Changes Blocks Furnaces Iron and ...
 

Release Date: 2016-12-20

Additions Blocks Observer Ported from the Pocket and Windows 10 Editions. May have slight behavior differences due to how redstone works in the Java edition compared to Pocket and Windows 10 Edition. Outputs a redstone signal when it detects a block update. Normal BUDs still remain.   Shulker box Shulker Box Crafted in a crafting table as a single column, with a chest in the middle of the row and a shulker ...
 

Release Date: 2016-11-14

1.10.2 version of Minecraft, fix to the crash on the last build rectified, 23 issues have been fixed including mob and fence interaction, pushing a leashed mob in to a portal duplicates the lead, increased suffocation whilst in a vehicle, new AI mobs have been issued, fixed Enderman continuosly trying to walk to the same place causing him to commit suicide in water, large unicdoe square now has corrrect size,  teleporting in unloaded chunks has been fixed, mobs that are on fire will now not jump ...
 

Release Date: 2016-10-18

Fixes 73 issues fixedFrom released versions before 1.10 MC-3761 – Boats sink through ice when placed down, are rideable, but head goes in ice and 3rd/ front view zoom very close. MC-3923 – Mob and fence interaction. MC-4494 – Boats sink in the ground. MC-10117 – Speed potions do not affect pigs while riding them. MC-11533 – Exiting a boat teleports to original location. MC-12423 – Opening to LAN twice exiting then going to ...
 

Release Date: 2016-06-23

Changes Blocks Farmland Now have a 15⁄16 block tall hitbox (was formerly a full block). Are now 15⁄16 blocks tall visually. Fixes 7 issues fixedFrom released versions before 1.10 MC-85162 – Slight player/mob offset when on farmland block. MC-99914 – DataWatcher/EntityMetadata ID is based on the class load order. MC-100333 – Entities from old (≤ 1.5.2) worlds are killed when loaded in current versions due ...
 

Release Date: 2016-06-22

Additions Blocks Structure void It is an intangible block used to indicate to the structure blocks that certain air blocks can be overridden by previously existing blocks in the destination. Intended to be a replacement for the function barrier blocks used to convey (during early development), so they can form part of the structure itself. They are invisible and have a small hitbox. They are only visible when they are inside a structure being saved by a ...
 

Release Date: 2016-06-08

Changes General Warnings Removed incorrect snapshot version warning when loading a world saved in an older version. Fixes 5 issues fixedFrom released versions before 1.9 MC-92057 – Particles are dark at Y≥256. From 1.9 MC-94670 – Bat subtitle is misspelled ("squeeks"). MC-95574 – Minecraft freezes when windows loses focus. MC-100116 – [r=x] selector is not selecting mobs/players in the full radius when run in command blocks. From ...
 

Release Date: 2016-05-10