List of changes, new features and more

The Minecraft 2.26 replace for Bedrock Edition is lastly right here, and it is a very massive one.

This replace features a mixture of new features, experimental features that gamers can select to activate or not, in addition to loads of bug fixes to make the sport as clean as attainable. Quite a bit of these features have been in Minecraft Java Edition for a while, so lastly including it to Minecraft Bedrock Edition is actually thrilling.

Listed beneath is the complete record of modifications and fixes added to Minecraft 2.26 replace.

Minecraft 2.26 Update Patch Notes

New Features in Minecraft:


  • Candles are actually out there in Minecraft!
  • Can be positioned in clusters as much as 4 and lit utilizing Flint & Steel
  • Put a Candle on a Cake and make a want!
  • Candles could be crafted utilizing a Honeycomb and String
  • Combine with dye on a crafting grid to craft completely different coloured Candles

Potted Azaleas

  • Added potted Azalea and Flowering Azalea variants
  • Just place an Azalea in a Flower Pot!

Realms World Slots

  • Each Realm subscription now has three world add slots
  • One world could be energetic at a time and Realms house owners have the flexibility to change the Realm’s energetic world between the three world slots

Experimental Minecraft Gameplay:

Experimental features from Caves & Cliffs: Part II can be found on this replace and could be enabled on the world creation display screen.

Please needless to say these features are a piece in progress, nonetheless below growth, and topic to alter. If you activate them, your world would possibly crash, break, or not work with future updates. Experimental features in Minecraft can’t be turned off after world creation.

For more data, please see the article about enabling experimental features at

  • World peak now goes as much as 320 blocks and right down to -64 blocks
  • New floor biomes together with Lofty Peaks, Snow Capped Peaks, Snowy Slopes, Mountain Grove, and Mountain Meadow
  • New cave biomes together with Lush Caves and Dripstone Caves
  • Revamped cave era provides cheese caves, spaghetti caves, lava aquifers, and flooded aquifer caves
  • New ore distribution
  • Skulk Sensor
  • Goat Horn


Minecraft Performance / Stability

  • Fixed a crash that would happen if a construction was positioned with a command in an unloaded space and that construction was deleted

Minecraft Gameplay

  • Underwater fog is as soon as once more depending on biome and seems because it ought to (MCPE-124266)
  • Fixed a bug that would trigger Nether Portals to typically take gamers to flawed coordinates (MCPE-115933)
  • Fixed split-screen gamers not in a position to rename gadgets on Anvils (MCPE-108405)
  • Thunderstorms now occur as typically as Java Edition (MCPE-72798)
  • Bastion loot now carefully matches Java Edition (MCPE-104330)
  • Players can now not swim by means of the air below a platform, although it appeared fairly cool (MCPE-48958)
  • Fixed gamers going by means of Cobwebs taking fall injury earlier than hitting the bottom (MCPE-121550)
  • Descending by means of Powder Snow with contact controls now makes use of the identical button as descending by means of Scaffolding
  • Fixed a difficulty that was inflicting the participant’s head to not animate correctly with emotes (MCPE-126902)

Minecraft Mobs

  • Empty Buckets can now not be used to gather Fish
  • Axolotls now not transfer their tails whereas taking part in lifeless (MCPE-123309)
  • Feeding Axolotls with Bucket of Tropical Fish now returns a Water Bucket as an alternative of an empty Bucket (MCPE-127382)
  • Axolotls now solely spawn in full darkness to forestall spawning in undesirable locations
  • The hitbox on Axolotls is now smaller to match the scale of the mob
  • Drowned, Guardians, and Elder Guardians now assaults Axolotls on sight
  • Skeletons now flip into Strays after 20 seconds in Powder Snow, diminished from 45 seconds
  • Strays now not drop Wither Skeleton Skulls when killed by Charged Creepers (MCPE-35876)
  • Burning mobs can now not destroy Powder Snow when the Mob Griefing world choice is disabled (MCPE-221842)
  • Tempted Goats now transfer on the identical pace as goats in Java Edition, and different comparable mobs which can be being tempted (MCPE-123261)
  • When Goats are performing a ram assault, mobs now not retaliate towards the Goats (MCPE-129619)
  • Goat fall injury discount is now in parity with Java Edition (-10 diminished fall injury)
  • Goats can now proceed ramming when on Slime Blocks and Honey Blocks
  • Baby Sea Turtles now not despawn after being hatched (MCPE-70664)
  • Baby Horses, together with their variants, are actually taller and now not exhibit Z-fighting from their legs (MCPE-92462)
  • Iron Golems and Evokers are now not typically aggressive on Peaceful issue (MCPE-47012)
  • Amphibious mobs now not get caught when pathing over slabs and Daylight Sensors
  • Attacked Glow Squids now not go darkish just for the aggressor in multiplayer classes
  • Glow Squid now darkens to match the encircling mild stage when damage (MCPE-121754)
  • Villagers spawned from Villager spawners on Marketplace worlds that have been created after model 1.11 now accurately spawn as V2 villagers
  • Fixed a warning that would seem in split-screen when encountering Guardians

Minecraft Blocks

  • Falling Anvils and Stalactites now deal injury to mobs when touchdown in liquid
  • Azaleas can now be Bone Mealed when positioned on Clay
  • Using Pick Block on Azalea Leaves and Flowering Azalea Leaves now ends in the right blocks being picked (MCPE-128092)
  • Hanging Roots are actually destroyed by water (MCPE-121676) (MCPE-127677)
  • Lightning Rods now not break falling blocks that land on them (MCPE-116545)
  • Rooted Dirt texture is now randomly rotated, matching the habits of common Dirt blocks (MCPE-123197)
  • Small Dripleaf now solely drops itself when damaged with Shears
  • Glow Lichen now solely drops itself when damaged with Shears
  • Jukeboxes now solely ejects Music Disks into non-solid blocks (MCPE-85635)

Minecraft Items

  • Projectiles, corresponding to Snowballs and Eggs, now not forged shadows
  • All dropped gadgets now have an analogous floating peak
  • Disenchanting an merchandise utilizing the Grindstone as soon as once more resets the enchantment price penalty accurately (MCPE-107211)
  • Data-driven gadgets now swing sooner when not concentrating on blocks (MCPE-119702)
  • Firework Rockets obtained from ‘/replaceitem’ command now have a flight period (MCPE-109037)
  • Firework Stars obtained from ‘/replaceitem’ command now have correct colour values (MCPE-109037)
  • Glowing textual content on Signs now has a top level view (MCPE-129123)
  • Black textual content on Signs can now be lit through the use of a Glow Ink Sac (MCPE-128079)
  • Tooltips are actually current when holding Ink Sac and Glow Ink Sac when utilizing a controller
  • Ink Sac and Glow Ink Sac can now not be used indefinitely on indicators in Adventure mode
  • Players can now not dye textual content on Signs in Adventure mode (MCPE-126489)
  • Pumpkins are as soon as once more accepted by Farmer Villagers regardless of their rotation when mined (MCPE-105540)

User Interface

  • Glow Item Frame is now positioned after common Item Frame within the Creative stock (MCPE-117532)
  • Copper Ore is now positioned after different Overworld ores within the Creative stock (MCPE-119724)
  • Deepslate is now positioned after different stones within the Creative stock (MCPE-127592)
  • Hotbar merchandise tooltip period now scales with the size of the tooltip’s textual content
  • Added a new Accessibility icon within the Settings menu
  • Items can now be previewed within the Character Creator and geared up utilizing the Equip button
  • Added Equip button to Classic Skins and Capes tabs
  • The profile display screen reload button is now correctly localized to all supported languages
  • The “Reset to Default” button within the Accessibility settings now resets the Text Background Opacity slider
  • Fixed a typo within the “Loom” part of “How to Play” (MCPE-128735)
  • The counters on empty tabs of the Play display screen now show zero as an alternative of an empty, gray field (MCPE-110535)
  • Featured Item thumbnails now match inside the Featured Items window in Character Creator
  • When not signed right into a Microsoft Account, gamers are actually offered with a button prompting them to register on the Play display screen in order that they will view Realms
  • Realms Plus content material expiration timers now seem correctly
  • Realms Plus timers now solely seem inside 30 days of expiring


  • ‘/title clear’ now accurately clears the title and subtitle from the HUD (MCPE-97636)
  • Frosted Ice can now be utilized in any command that accepts a block, corresponding to ‘/setblock’ and ‘/testforblock’ (MCPE-126741)

Technical Updates in Minecraft

Updated Add-On Template Packs

Minecraft Stability and Performance

  • Added higher error dealing with for JSON parsing. Also added a number of new content material errors for merchandise parsing in addition to for loot tables


  • Minecraft gamers are given a content material error when customized recipes are invalid
  • Renamed “minecraft:scaffolding_climber” to “minecraft:block_climber”. It now processes climbing each Scaffolding and Powder Snow

Minecraft Gameplay

  • Loot chests with Seed=0 now accurately randomize if positioned on the identical coordinates. Note that Pick Blocking a Vanilla loot chest earlier than opening it would now lead to an identical loot in every copy except the seed is ready to 0 within the NBT

Minecraft Dedicated Server

  • Added again lacking symbols for Bedrock Dedicated Server on Linux (BDS-13482)

Minecraft NPC Dialogue

  • Content creators can now create multi-page dialogues with branching narrative for NPCs utilizing the ‘/dialogue’ command and dialogue JSON information

Minecraft Data-Driven Mobs

  • The Ender Dragon rendering and animations are actually absolutely data-driven
  • The Ender Crystal rendering and animations are actually absolutely data-driven
  • The Horse rendering and animations are actually absolutely data-driven
  • This work helps all Horse variants (Horse, Mule, Donkey, Zombie Horse, Skeleton Horse) and all Horse variations together with:
  • v1 (engine model 1.2.5 and earlier)
  • v2 (engine model 1.2.6 to 1.17.0)
  • v3 (engine model 1.17.10 and onward). This can be a cleaner model of the v2 mannequin, with much less complicated bone naming

Minecraft Data-Driven Items

  • Updated documentation for ‘DisplayNameItemElement’

Minecraft Data-Driven Blocks

  • Updated documentation for ‘BlockUnwalkableComponent’

Minecraft Actors

  • Incoming client-sync properties for newly seen sorts will correctly register with client-side Actor Property Manager teams


  • “question.wing_flap_position” now works with the Ender Dragon
  • Added “question.show_bottom” – a question for figuring out whether or not or not the entity’s backside is rendered
  • Added “question.death_time” – a question for figuring out the elapsed ticks since a mob began dying
  • Added “math.min_angle” – a math expression for minimizing the angle magnitude (in levels) into the vary [-180, 180]
  • Fixed experimental ‘question.goal’ to work on client-side queries

Minecraft Chunk Loading

  • Limits writing of chunks except crucial. Chunks upgraded from older codecs is not going to mechanically save when loaded, however when modified (Through blocks or actors, for instance) they are going to be marked for saving

Minecraft GameTest Framework (Experimental)

  • Updated the ‘/clearall’ command to additionally clear exams outdoors of loaded areas
  • Dimension
  • getEntitiesAtBlockLocation(location : BlockLocation) : Entity[] – Returns an array of all entities on the given block location
  • spawnEntity(identifier : String, location : BlockLocation) : Entity – Spawns an entity with the given identifier on the given block location
  • [Removed] perform getName()
  • property id : String – Gets the entity’s identifier
  • property nameTag : String – Gets or units the entity’s identify tag
  • Player
  • property identify : String – Gets the participant’s identify
  • technique getPlayers() : Player[] – Returns all gamers within the server
  • Updates to how blocks are dealt with in APIs:
  • BlockKind, BlockPermutation, and Block cases substitute BlockState-based updating
  • Exposed chest block element and Container
  • Added location and velocity read-only properties to Entity
  • perform createExplosion(location : Location, radius : quantity, explosionOptions : ExplosionOptions) – Creates an explosion
  • ExplosionOptions : class – Provides further configuration parameters for createExplosion
  • technique triggerEvent(eventName : string) – Triggers an occasion on an entity
  • Added ‘thenExecuteFor’ to ‘GameTestSequence’, which repeatedly calls the callback for the desired quantity of ticks
  • Events
  • Renamed ‘World.occasion.climateChanged’ to ‘World.occasion.changeWeather’
  • Added occasion ‘World.occasion.addEffect’ – Fires when an impact is utilized to an entity.
  • Added occasion ‘World.occasion.createEntity’ – Fires when an entity is added to the world.
  • Removed perform ‘World.addEventListener’
  • Changed perform ‘getDuration()’ to property ‘period’
  • Changed perform ‘getAmplifier()’ to property ‘amplifier’
  • Added property ‘displayName’ – Gets the show identify of the impact

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