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Edition beta


Release date

Xbox One, Windows 10, Android: October 22, 2020

Beta for


Beta is the first beta version for Bedrock Edition 1.16.200, released on October 22, 2020,[1] which makes changes to death messages and fixes bugs.



Death messages
  • Added the following new death messages:
    • "<player> was sniped by <player/mob>" (Killed by a shulker bullet)
    • "<player> was spitballed by <player/mob>" (Killed by llama spit)



Death messages
  • Changed the following new death messages to match Java Edition:
    • "<player> was shot by skeleton" (Replaces "...shot by arrow" for skeletons)
    • "<player> was impaled to death by <player/mob>" (Replaces "...slain by Trident")
    • "<player> was fireballed by <player/mob>" (Replaces "...slain by Blaze/Ghast")


  • Re-enabled in this beta.


Accessibility Features
  • Fixed a bug where UI screen reader did not read the screen title in-game
  • Fixed a bug where the UI screen reader did not read the shortcut button on the Pause Screen
  • Fixed a bug where the UI screen reader did not read the title on the Profile and Edit Character screens
  • Fixed an issue where the numbering of buttons in the Pause screen was wrong when using text-to-speech
  • Fixed several issues regarding text contrast
  • Death message bugfixes (MCPE-30360, MC-116558)
    • Death message for being shot by Shulker is now "sniped by shulker" instead of "slain by shulkerBullet"
    • Death message for being fireballed by Blaze or Ghast is now "fireballed by <Blaze | Ghast>" instead of "slain by <Blaze | Ghast>"
    • Death message for being shot by Skeleton is now "shot by skeleton" instead of "shot by arrow"
    • Death message for being spit at by Llama is now "spitballed by Llama" instead of "slain by Llama spit"
    • Death message for being killed with a trident is now "was impaled to death by " instead of "slain by Trident"
  • Nether Brick Blocks are once again craftable (MCPE-101736)
  • Fixed the number of Nether Bricks in the Crafting Table (MCPE-101818)
  • Increased allowed spawn distance for raid mobs as well as improved the ability to find a valid raid spawn position
  • Armor with the lock in inventory component can now be placed in the armor slots (MCPE-102244)
  • Fixed an issue of anyone using Πρότυπο:Cd with an item that was renamed wouldn't get the right result.


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