Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Changelog for the 1.0.4 beta build


1.0.4 beta build 1 - AKA 1.0.4.0

New Features:
  • Added Villager Trading!
  • New Add-On format. All of your old Add-Ons will automatically update. You may see warnings on those Add-Ons but they will be fully functional
Tweaks:
  • The models for the Shulker and Ender Dragon can now be edited using Add-Ons
  • Husks are now a little bit taller than Zombies
  • Baby Villagers now have adorable, larger-sized heads

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed chunks that can't be refreshed completely when the client receives new chunk data
  • Fixed dying twice when hit with two different sources of damage 
  • Fixed medium/large-sized Slimes and Magma Cubes not having jumping or landing sounds 
  • Fixed infinitely burning fires that would cause gradual slowdown and spread more often
  • Fixed the hitbox on Stone and Wooden Buttons so they can no longer be stepped on by players and other mobs 
  • Donkeys once again spawn in the Plains biome
  • Chiseled and Smooth sandstone now have the correct bottom textures
  • Zombie Villagers of different variants now keep their professions when importing a world from 0.15.9 or earlier
  • Fixed an issue where players could not sleep through the night if there were players in another dimension
  • Destroying a painting no longer destroys the block behind it
  • Mobs should really no longer walk in circles if they spawn or walk on a block made from two slabs
  • Lava will no longer leak out of a Blacksmith's house
  • Fixed a crash that was caused by Ocean Monuments and Nether Bridges generating 
  • Fixed a crash when a player changes dimension and there are other nearby players
  • Fixed the positioning of mobs that are sitting on other mobs 
  • Ridden mobs (ie. Spider Jockeys) can now be pulled into Minecarts
  • Spider Jockeys will now properly spawn with Strays or Wither Skeletons if the conditions are correct
  • Fixed an issue where Villagers would no longer breed
  • Items that must be placed on blocks (ie. Rails and Torches) can now be properly placed on top Slabs
  • The Nether Star can no longer be destroyed by explosions
  • Villagers will now run slower when attacked
  • Fixed the message that appears after flying into a wall with Elytra
  • Fixed several texture issues in the Candy Texture Pack
  • Fixed a crash when importing a file into the game (iOS only)
  • Players who receive more than one stack with the /give command now see the correct number of items received in the chat
  • Fixed mobs going out of fences when reloading a world
  • Capes will no longer appear when wearing Elytra 
  • Fixed rotated item texture on dropped Anvils
  • Villagers spawned using the /summon command will no longer just spawn as Farmers
  • Shulkers placed upside down will no longer appear unattached from the block they're placed on
  • Fixed a crash when exiting a game session
  • Arrows will no longer turn black after hitting opaque blocks
  • Fixed crashes when launching a world with Behavior Packs and Resource Packs that had errors in the pack manifests
  • Fixed the End Gateway in The End regenerating repeatedly 
  • "The End… Again…" achievement will now unlock properly 
  • Villagers no longer wander too far away from their Village 

Friday, 3 February 2017

Changelog for 1.0.3 beta build



New Features:
  • Added Dutch localization
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed an issue causing servers to blink between online and offline status
  • Fixed a realms crash when a player exits 
  • Fixed a crash when using some items 
  • Fixed a server crash when a player entered a mutated biome
  • Fixed an issue that caused pressure plates, buttons, and other Redstone items to become stuck 
  • Fixed an issue with hoppers not ticking the proper order
  • Fixed an issue when destroying a door
  • Fixed an issue with item duplication
  • Fixed an issue allowing a player to incorrectly obtain End Gateway blocks
  • Observer block's arrows should now point in the direction of power
  • Observer blocks will no longer be placed upside-down 
  • Fixed an issue where realms members that were not your friends were not being displayed
  • Bats should spawn more often!
  • Fixed an issue with End Gateway textures on mobile devices

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Changelog for betabuild 5 and 6 (1.0.0.2 and 1.0.0.7)


1.0 beta build 5 & 6 - AKA 1.0.0.2/1.0.0.7

Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed a crash when trying to ride a horse.
  • Fixed a crash when trying to feed an animal.
  • The Ender dragon now goes towards the crystal actually closest to it.
  • Fixed a crash when a player loaded a large resource pack and tried to apply it to a new world.
  • Fixed a crash on some Android devices that was due to an ExceptionHolder error.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred on some Android devices. (beta build 6)

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Changelog for 1.0 beta build 4 (aka 1.0.0.1)


1.0 beta build 4 - AKA 1.0.0.1

New feature:
  • Shulker shells
Tweaks:
  • Redstone dust again makes red particles instead of white particles when broken.
  • Chorus fruit and Ender pearls now have cooldown animations.
  • The game should start much quicker now and/or won't hang on a black screen (Android beta only).
  • Tweaked Chorus fruit and Chorus plant icons.
  • Tweaked shulkers so natural armor is applied instead of absorption.
  • Silverfish's spawning behavior tweaked so it matches other versions.
  • Rabbits no longer spawn exponentially in ice biomes.
  • Polar bears don't sink into the snow as much anymore.
  • Glass should appear correctly again.
  • Tweaked igloos to use the correct ice blocks.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed an issue with pistons so they are not activated when adjacent to a not powered block that is adjacent to a power source.
  • Baby villagers now appear as grownup villagers when they grow up.
  • You no longer take damage due to lag when you move up or down (it's safe to run down stairs again!)
  • Strays again have the 50% chance of dropping an Arrow of Slowness on death.
  • Painting items works correctly and doesn't crash your game.
  • Items in the pocket crafting screen that you don't have the ingredients for show up again.
  • Fixed a crash when looking at the panorama after coming from the world template screen.
  • Fixed an issue where you could respawn on the corner of a block rather than the center.
  • /tp or /teleport commands work again as expected.
  • Fixed a bug where players would sometimes still have their experience levels that they did before they died.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Store to get stuck on the loading screen (Kindle Fire only).
  • Hoppers only pull in items from above them now.
  • Items you pick up will now not move items to your hotbar if it would combine in your inventory.
  • Game no longer crashes if your spawn position is at the top of the world.
  • Fixed the constant block highlight flickering again.
  • Shulker projectiles now emit sound when launched or exploding.
  • Chorus plants & Chorus fruit now have the correct sounds when placed & destroyed.
  • Looting swords no longer cause an invalid item to drop on occasion which would crash the game when this item was retrieved.
  • Fixed a pack import case where a zip contained a folder containing the pack.
  • Endermen no longer teleport after you kill them.
  • Iron golems no longer drown.
  • Players removed from the Realm whitelist who are in the Realm World are now always booted/removed from the world.
  • Trees that grow to full size from saplings are no longer invisible (Realms only).
  • Arrows of Harming no longer bounce off of mobs.
  • Fixed crashes that occurred when importing some texture packs.


Friday, 2 December 2016

Changelog for 1.0 beta build 3 (aka 1.0.0.0)


1.0 beta build 3 - AKA 1.0.0.0


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.
  • You can ride on tamed horses that are on leads.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Various 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.
  • You can now hear the bubbling sound of fresh, hot lava!
  • Fixed a bug where items wouldn't get placed correctly into item frames.
  • 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.
  • Destroying an ice block no longer also destroys the block underneath it.
  • Fixed biome graphics issues when loading older worlds.
  • 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. 

Friday, 18 November 2016

Changelog for 1.0 beta build 2 (aka 0.17.0.2)


1.0 beta build 2 - AKA 0.17.0.2


Tweaks:
  • "100% dragon free" & "It's alpha" removed from the splash text because we now have a dragon & we're no longer in alpha. 
  • Your device will now check to make sure you have enough available storage for the game before starting the download.
  • Tweaked the slime/magma cube loot drops to the way they should be.
  • Tweaked the natural texture pack description so it doesn't get cut-off.
  • Lowest render distance value you can have is now 3 chunks (because chunks get stuck trying to load if it's below 3).
  • Tweaked the blaze charge time for attacks to match other editions.
  • Tweaked chunk generation.
  • Capitalized the "r" in Realms on the dialog text.
  • Changed "Save world to device" text to "Download World"
  • Changed "Create new world" text to "Create New"
  • Tweaked the UI in the Realms selection screen so Realms don't move around slightly.
  • Added the ignite sound for TNT minecarts & creepers.
  • Tweaked the error validation screen to better convey information about a failing Add-on pack.
  • Localization fixes and an update to the Rift launcher (Win 10 Oculus Rift only).
  • Tweaks to narration accessibility mode.
  • Play screen layout & achievement screen tweaks.
  • Text tweaks to keep them where they belong (and are readable!)
  • "Leave Bed" button updated.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed biomes looking strange when loading previously generated worlds.
  • No longer get "import failed" message when you import an Add-on that has already been imported- now you get a correct message!
  • The Manifest Validation window now activates during a failed import of an Add-on with an exceptionally long pack name or description.
  • Add-on packs with syntax errors in the manifests that worked in 0.16 will now also work in 0.17 (though you might want to clean them up!)
  • Baby ocelots who grow up to be adult ocelots can now be tamed.
  • Enchantments found in End Cities are now the same strength as those found in other editions.
  • Horse armor can now spawn in End Cities chests.
  • Throwing a splash water bottle on an Enderman no longer crashes the game.
  • If you join your friend's game while they are in a vehicle or riding an animal, your friend no longer clips through the vehicle/mount.
  • All current textures will now update when switching resource packs.
  • Snowballs now dispense properly.
  • Fixed a bug with saddles/chests on donkeys and mules.
  • Fixed the Dragon's breath AOE (area of effect) cloud
  • Fixed buckets so they behave as they should in Creative.
  • Iron golems now have full knockback resistance.
  • Fixed a bug so now entering an End Portal always takes you to the End (unless you're already in The End and then you go to the Overworld).
  • You can't use fishing rods on the Ender dragon anymore (for obvious reasons!)
  • Mob heads can be placed again.
  • Applied Add-on packs now appear correctly in the UI while in game.
  • Mushrooms obtained from shearing mooshrooms no longer have a blank icon in your inventory.
  • Rabbits again properly eat carrot crops.
  • Skeletons and strays will now follow you during the day if it is raining or they are wearing a helmet.
  • Fixed a crash potentially due to some player models. (iOS only)
  • Fixed random colors on grass when a player overrides grass colors.
  • Fixed carried waterlillies (lilypads) in resource packs - the pack files were named incorrectly.
  • Eggs now cause knockback and make the mob/player flash when hit.
  • Now only one "you have been given…" message displays per use when using the /give command.
  • Fixed a bug that should improve response when players interact with some blocks.
  • Pushed blocks no longer flicker once after being moved.
  • Fixed bugs dealing with mob spawn rates (i.e. ghast spawn rate, increased frequency of mob spawning in some cases, detecting whether a mob spawned from spawner)
  • Recipes that have items that have a damage value will no longer have the wrong craft number in the pocket crafting UI.
  • Beacon is now correctly highlighted in the pocket crafting screen when you don't have all the ingredients to make one.
  • Fixed a crash that happened when you and a friend entered the End Portal fountain to see the credits but your friend was standing in front of you.
  • Fixed a crash when an item went into a hopper.
  • The strays' clothing now renders correctly!
  • The store downloading layout now displays correctly (MCPE only).
  • Skin picket custom button now sizes itself based on the length of text.
  • Realms will no longer show up in the list of worlds you can upload to your Realm.
  • Settings are now correctly displayed on expired Realms.
  • Paintings can have transparency now.
  • XP orbs and loot now comes out of mobs with the smoke particles.
  • You no longer gain the Respiration effect from just holding an enchanted helmet- you need to wear it!
  • Melted ice blocks now create flowing water.
  • All note blocks now start with the lowest note.
  • The sound of a playing note block doesn't fade out too early now when you walk away from it.
  • Fixed ghast & lightning/thunder sounds.
  • Creepers no longer use their hurt sound as an idle sound (as creepers are quiet!)
  • Snow golem now has a special sound when they are hit or die.
  • Zombie villagers, silverfish, squid, and husks now all make the sounds they are supposed to make.
  • Leash offset for chickens corrected.
  • Fixed another game crash when you respawned.
  • Cured zombie villagers now make the appropriate sounds when cured.
  • When beds explode in The End, they now also destroy blocks.
  • TNT ignition animation now looks like it does in other versions.
  • Fixes to unusual minecart movement and minecarts floating above tracks.
  • Elder guardian egg now renamed properly so resource packs can find it.
  • Fixed issue where texture packs were not applying to mob heads.
  • Fixed a crash after undoing an emoji in chat (MCPE iOS only).
  • Fixed a timing issue with falling blocks.
  • Ender dragon boss bar is now visible all the time during the dragon battle.
  • Ender dragon no longer respawns each time the player reloads the game.
  • Burning players are now extinguished when jumping in a cauldron with water in it.
  • Witches spawn from witch huts now.
  • Hoes till dirt again!
  • Removed Realms offers from the store in the Android beta as well as any Realms purchases and features (because Realms don't work if you're in the Android beta).
  • Fixed a bug where the Ender dragon would appear in the Overworld after the character died in The End before killing it.
  • Fixed a crash when opening a .mcworld file (MCPE iOS only).
  • Fixed various unicode bugs.
  • Fixed the Ender dragon's perch-mode fire break attack's radius.
  • Ender crystals can now be destroyed in survival (Android only).
  • You can now use the left bumper on the controller on the inventory screen to wrap to the right side (MCPE only).
  • Wrapping now allowed when cycling through tabs.
  • Some characters in the chat text box are no longer moved off screen when the send button appears.
  • "#" can be used in text boxes again.
  • Advanced video settings toggle now saves its state.
  • Chat can be closed again with the back button.
  • Scroll bars should no longer have their max overshot value become negative.
  • Fixed a crash relating to store screenshots.
  • Fixed a crash on launch if there was no speech pack installed (Win 10 only).
  • Chat messages again read in the correct order in narrator mode.
  • Now there's a notification when keyboard shortcuts are used to toggle the TTS accessibility option (Win 10 only).
  • Fixed some mob models not being able to be changed using mobs.json
  • You now see the hand movement & TNT's texture blink when joined to a game and the TNT is ignited.
  • Fixed a bug where the Ender dragon would disappear if the game crashed while fighting it.
  • Command output from /gamemode command is now displayed for other players.
  • Fixed a severe FPS drop with lots of purple particles around the player while fighting the Ender dragon (Android only).
  • Blaze projectiles are now visible (Realms only).
  • Dragon head can move when powered without having to reload the game.
  • You are no longer repositioned at spawn when above 128 world height and the game is reloaded.
  • Minecraft launcher no longer crashes when the hard drive is full (Win 10 Oculus Rift only).
  • If you're on your friend's world, you can now see your friend switching between mob heads.
  • Protection enchantment fixed to be the same as other versions - it no longer protects against suffocation & cactus damage.
  • Caves are no longer pitch black in VR (VR only).
  • Fixed chunks of other dimensions (e.g. the Nether) generated when you enter a dimension the second time on a server/game with a smaller render distance than you.
  • Play screen now properly shows Realms trial when the trial is still available but you have accepted a friend's Realm invitation.
  • Achievement screen will now populate with a single list of achievements if suspending/resuming your game.
  • If you die and rejoin a game, you are again respawned in your last bed (or at world spawn if your bed was destroyed) rather than where you died.
  • 90 degree fences have correct collision boxes now.
  • Fixed a bug where the sneak button wouldn't disappear when switch sneak/jump button option is active.
  • Loading worlds from templates shouldn't fail sometimes anymore.
  • Fixed a bug with using spawn eggs on spawners- it now behaves correctly.
  • Fixed a duplication glitch with Eye of Ender.
  • Ender crystals and projectiles fixed so players with short render distance can now fight the Ender dragon without issues.
  • Cocoa pods now show a crack animation when breaking them.
  • Various skin bug fixes.
  • Lingering potion effects now refresh every few ticks if you are standing in its effect cloud.
  • If you're in a friend's game and your friend throws an Eye of Ender, the animation now looks like it should.
  • Fixed a crash caused by the End portal on certain graphics settings.
  • Fixed a graphics bug where mob spawners allowed you to see through the world.
  • Fixed a graphics glitch with End gateway blocks near water.
  • Fixed an occasional crash when you return through a Nether portal with a mob spawner nearby.
  • Fixed the Ender charge so it doesn't slow down over time.
  • Plastic texture pack particles fixed.
  • Fixed the error message for the /give command when invalid values are entered.
  • Dropped items now move to the next empty space when a block is placed on top of them.
  • Silverfish now take damage when on soul sand.
  • Fixed a crash when the game was resumed (MCPE iOS only).
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when trying to join a LAN game.
  • End gateway no longer suffocates you!
  • Fixed a crash when a game was stopped with players still logged into it.
  • Thrown lingering potions now have a splash effect.
  • The armor and clothes the skeleton models wear disappear when they're splashed with invisibility potion
  • An animal on a lead should land safely on the ground now without taking any damage.
  • Shulkers no longer attack you when the difficulty is set to peaceful.
  • Clocks again rotate at the same speed as one held in hand when placed in item frames in dimensions other than the Overworld.
  • Villagers now run from zombie pigmen.
  • Mobs no longer jump and turn near obstacles on slabs, carpet, etc.
  • Fixes and updates for City, Fantasy, Natural, and Plastic texture packs.
  • Weather now clears up after using the /toggledownfall command during a thunderstorm.
  • The auto-complete list now show players that are on the same world but just in different dimensions than you.
  • The close button in the chest UI no longer overlaps an item slot when you hover your mouse over it (Win 10 only).
  • The d-pad on the controller is now supported in the Exit Minecraft prompt.
  • You can now whisper to yourself in text chat in the game (good for making notes for yourself that only you can see!)
  • You can now see the animation of a witch drinking a potion.
  • Fixed crashes when loading terrain.
  • Fixed an occasional crash when moving the visibility distance slider in the options.
  • Importing a world with an Add-on will no longer fail due to duplicate world IDs.
  • Held items are no longer cropped or off-frame when playing in a different aspect ratio so clocks & compasses will show up correctly again.
  • When an Enderman is being hit, its head color is consistent - the bottom part no longer turns completely red.
  • Clocks continue to work when dropped now.
  • You can no longer enter a vehicle while riding a pig/horse/donkey/mule (that's dangerous!)
  • Cocoa pod stems are now correctly displayed.
  • The game now registers mouse clicks as fast as you can click them!
  • Fixed lag when your world is saving.
  • Animals breed again (instead of just showing hearts with no baby appearing).
  • Chat position is fixed.
  • Throwing rate of snowballs is fixed.
  • The spawn rate of Golden Apples in chests is fixed.
  •  Pointing the crosshair near the top or the bottom of a block while you're in sneak mode no longer highlights the block next to the one you want.
  • Framed maps' green indicators no longer disappear from a held map after you teleport to another dimension.
  • All zombie pigmen within range will now attack you if you attack one of them.
  • The anvil no longer deletes items if the game is closed while the screen is open.
  • Leaves no longer act as opaque blocks when the Fancy Graphics option is off.
  • Leaf blocks held in the hand or dropped on the ground now have transparency if Fancy Graphics option is on.
  • Broken spruce and birch leaves no longer have different colors than they should.
  • You can't walk through fences anymore.
  • Compasses placed in item frames now show the correct direction towards spawn.
  • Minecarts with mobs no longer fly upwards after you join a game.
  • Fixed the looped sound for the ignite action.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when hostile mobs die.
  • Fixed a crash when you returned to your world after the credits ended.


Monday, 14 November 2016

1.0 beta changelog build 1 (aka 0.17.0.1)


1.0 beta build 1 - AKA 0.17.0.1

New Features:
  • The END
  • End Cities
  • End Ships
  • Ender Pearls
  • Eye of Ender
  • Ender Chest
  • Jean? the Ender Dragon
  • Dragon head
  • Shulkers
  • Chorus fruit
  • Popped chorus fruit
  • End stone
  • End stone brick
  • End poem
  • Purpur block
  • Purpur pillar
  • Purpur slab
  • Purpur stairs
  • End Rod
  • Dragon Egg
  • Exit Portal
  • End Gateway
  • Ender charge
  • Ability to craft lingering potions in survival
  • Ability to craft tipped arrows in survival
  • Ability to respawn Jean? the Ender Dragon
  • Dragon's breath
  • Elytra
  • Ender crystals
  • 256 world height!
  • World seed library
  • Igloos
  • Polar bears
  • Strongholds now fully implemented - strongholds have a chance of spawning randomly in newly generated chunks. You're not limited to only three!
  • Support for world templates

Tweaks:
  • Stronger validation of Add-Ons manifest- you may need to update them.
  • Sound & music effect volume issues fixed.
  • Fixed issues with text lagging when updating (& not updating scroll bar visibility, too.)
  • Fixed various text sizing and spacing issues.
  • Transferring items between containers should be faster now.
  • Lava and water should again go where you point to place them.
  • Various tweaks to Add-Ons, including improvements to loading.
  • Tweaked opacity of pop-up windows for easier reading.
  • Tweaked enchanted golden apples so they have the correct amount of absorption health points.

Bug Fixes:
  • Worlds again displayed in the Play tab for Win 10 players with utf-8 symbols in their names.
  • Fixed a crash when players with utf-8 symbols in their names tried to delete a world.
  • FOV slider now shows the correct value.
  • Stone blocks should now show up in all recipes when using the MCPE crafting screen.
  • Fixed a game crash on startup if you had two monitors connected with different DPIs (Win 10 only).
  • Android keyboard will no longer switch to the numeric keypad if you lock and unlock the screen (Android only).
  • Creative search tab now selects the search box when switching tabs and when typing any character even if the box is not selected.
  • No more crashing when eating mushroom stew!
  • There is now an animation for throwing items. 
  • Realm names no longer overlap the number of players actively in the realm.
  • Fixed a crash when your internet connection dies while using Replace World on Realms.
  • Good news: guardians, wither skeletons & blazes respawn naturally again when switching from peaceful game mode to easy/normal/hard. Bad news: they will only do this in newly generated structures, not ones that have already been discovered. 
  • Fixed the Store getting stuck on "Getting products…" screen
  • "Your home bed was missing or obstructed" message now appears if you die and your bed was destroyed.
  • Fall momentum now saved even if you close & reopen a world.
  • "Dye" button is displayed when trying to dye a sheep.
  • Skeleton horse traps should now work correctly (multiple bug fixes).
  • You now have to actually brew a potion to get the achievement.
  • "Local Brewery", "Monster Hunter" and "Archer" achievements fixed.
  • Cycling through commands to get to the @ character now properly displays all available values.
  • Magma cubes no longer take damage from water.
  • Minecarts with chests/hoppers/TNT no longer get stuck halfway in a block if they run into it.
  • Mobs can drown again.
  • Lured mobs no longer push you around when you're riding a pig/horse/mule/donkey.
  • Wearing a pumpkin helmet prevents endermen from attacking you.
  • Fixed a crash on mobile devices if game was launched without wi-fi enabled (MCPE only).
  • Fixed arrow hit sound effect.
  • TTS narrated messages are no longer interrupted by sending a new message.
  • Sprinting fixed so it doesn't stop unless hunger is low.
  • Fixed a crash with the /drop command.
  • The Wither is no longer hostile to wither skeletons and strays.
  • Paintings can no longer run into each other at right angles.
  • You can now make huge mushrooms from regular mushrooms!
  • You can now drink milk in Creative mode.
  • Baby zombies now drop loot upon death.
  • Snow golems now attack silverfish.
  • Villagers now turn into zombie villagers when they are killed by a husk.
  • Now only adult cows can be milked.
  • Potatoes and beetroot can once again be used to feed and breed pigs.
  • Beetroots and beetroot stew appear in your Creative inventory.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when selecting a world for Replace World for realms (iOS only).
  • Mobs killed by tamed mobs will now drop XP.
  • Untamed horses/mules/donkeys no longer follow you when you're holding food.
  • Fixed a bug that caused mining to go slowly after a player reconnected to a multiplayer game while riding a horse.
  • Fixed a bug where you could use commands to have buckets place other blocks.
  • Negative effects from splash potions no longer affect endermen (as they teleport away quickly).
  • Cats no longer change their textures back to ocelots when worlds created before 0.16 are loaded.
  • Fixed a bug where the villager reproduction rate was capped by something other than door count.
  • Fixed a bug where game would hang on a black screen during launch (Fire TV only).
  • Fixed a bug where endermen would get angry even if you only looked at their torso.