Minecraft Bedrock Beta

Minecraft Beta & Preview -

Information on the 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, 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 a list of what is new in this week's Minecraft Preview and Beta! Remember to send us all your feedback at aka.ms/MC120Feedback and report any bugs to bugs.mojang.com .


  • The length of a Camel dash is now influenced by the Speed and Jump Boost effects
  • A Camel now keeps dashing until it touches ground or water
  • Camels now slowly heal over time
  • Camel Spawn Egg now has new colors to better fit the color palette
  • Changed the Camel's walk animation based on community feedback
  • Camel walking animation now matches its movement speed


  • Added controller tooltip "Place Book" if the player looks at a non-full Chiseled Bookshelf holding a Book, Book and Quill, written Book or enchanted Book
  • Added controller tooltip "Remove Book" if the player looks at a non-empty Chiseled Bookshelf while holding nothing or anything else than a Book, Book and Quill, written Book or enchanted Book
  • Fixed the recipe for Chiseled Bookshelf so that it can be constructed from any type of Planks and wooden Slabs that have the standard tags

Dressing Room

  • Added a new flow to introduce the new Minecraft Cast Characters and how to use said characters as one's appearance


  • Fixed an issue where the player could clip through some walls while stuck inside blocks
  • When stuck inside a block, players will now be pushed towards the nearest open area


  • Fixed choppy performance after resuming the game due to incorrectly presented frames
  • Mob shadows render properly on Android devices using ANGLE ( MCPE-155354 )


  • Using the Anvil to enchant or fix items will no longer rename items unintentionally ( MCPE-154453 )


  • Fixed a bug where Slimes and Magma Cubes could break Shield durability every tick ( MCPE-119451 )
  • Fixed a bug where Pufferfish could break Shield durability every tick ( MCPE-143689 )
  • Armor Stands will now drop their offhand item upon destruction ( MCPE-158228 )
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Ender Dragon to not load if the world was saved and loaded while it was alive ( MCPE-156528 )

Performance and Stability

  • Fixed an issue that could cause a crash when loading into some Marketplace worlds on low memory devices ( MCPE-161866 )

Stability and Performance

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when actors with a non-player owner went through End Portals

Touch Controls

  • Fixed an issue on mobile devices when swimming; charging a Bow, Crossbow, or Trident, no longer launch the weapon immediately ( MCPE-136625 )
  • Fixed an issue where joystick gestures were stopped if your finger overlapped with the hotbar ( MCPE-159870 )
  • Resolved an issue where players couldn't interact with the hotbar in some resource packs with the new touch controls ( MCPE-157748 )
  • The sprint and descend buttons in the crosshair mode now have the same colour as other buttons ( MCPE-156740 )
  • Resolved an issue where quickly tapping "Ascend" and "Descend" would cancel flying in the new touch controls. Going forward, double tapping "Descend" is how flying is cancelled ( MCPE-162240 )
  • Status icons now follow the safe zone when in touch mode
  • Adjusted status icons to form in one row across width of screen when in touch to account for new touch controls

Vanilla Parity

  • Lily Pads now pop with sound and particles when run into by a Boat ( MCPE-65138 )
  • Most blocks destroyed from lack of support now have visual particles, audio effects, and cause vibration events
  • Coral Fans can no longer be placed on the side of Slab blocks ( MCPE-116986 )
  • Coral Fans can now survive on top of solid transparent blocks like Glass ( MCPE-112407 )


  • Chiseled and Cut Red Sandstone now have smooth undersides ( MCPE-20006 )

Spectator Mode

  • Spectator Mode players can no longer spawn a Warden through Sculk Shriekers
  • Spectator Mode players can no longer activate Sculk Sensors or Pressure Plates ( MCPE-163177 )
  • Spectators no longer block players from interacting with other entities (blocks, buttons, levers, etc.)


  • Fixed has_property to return 1 when a property exists and 0 when not, rather than the opposite of that


  • Recipes that have the same inputs but have different outputs will now display content errors (excludes, crafting table and stonecutter recipes)

User Interface

  • Fixed contrast issue of the little arrow in dropdown components on hover, the unselected toggle components and the toggle/sliders in chat settings


  • Released BlockCollisionBoxComponent outside of experimental toggle in JSON formats 1.19.50 and higher
  • Released BlockCraftingTableComponent outside of experimental toggle in JSON formats 1.19.50 and higher