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Edition

Bedrock Edition

Type

Beta

Release date

Xbox One, Windows 10, Android: January 28, 2021

Beta for

1.16.210

Protocol version

427

Beta 1.16.210.57 is the seventh beta version for Bedrock Edition 1.16.210, released on January 28, 2021,[1] which added the copper related features, and fixes bugs.[2]

Additions[]

Blocks[]

Copper Block
  • Can be crafted with 4 copper ingots, and can also be crafted back into 4 copper ingots.
  • Oxidises and changes texture to a turquoise-green over time.
  • Can be stopped from oxidizing by combining it with a honeycomb to create a Waxed Copper Block.
  • Can be crafted into cut copper.
  • Available under experimental gameplay.
Copper Ore
  • Generates randomly underground in small blobs, but this has been confirmed to be a placeholder.
  • Has the same rarity as iron.
  • Generating starts at the same minimum level(s) as iron.
  • Can be smelted into a copper ingot.
  • Can be randomly rotated.
  • Available under experimental gameplay.
Cut Copper Block
  • Can be made into stair and slab variants.
  • Oxidises and changes texture over time.
  • Can be stopped from oxidizing by combining it with a honeycomb to create Waxed Cut Copper Block.
  • Available under experimental gameplay.
Cut Copper Slab
  • Oxidises and changes texture over time.
  • Can be stopped from oxidizing by combining it with a honeycomb to create a Waxed Cut Copper Slab.
  • Available under experimental gameplay.
Cut Copper Stairs
  • Oxidises and changes texture over time.
  • Can be stopped from oxidizing by combining it with a honeycomb to create Waxed Cut Copper Stairs.
  • Available under experimental gameplay.
Lightning Rod
  • Can be crafted with 3 copper ingots.
  • Nearby lightning strikes within a 64 block radius get redirected to the lightning rod.
  • Gives off a redstone signal with a strength of 15 if hit by lightning.
  • Available under experimental gameplay.

Items[]

Copper Ingot
  • Obtained by smelting copper ore or as a rare drop from drowned.
  • Used to craft copper blocks and lightning rods.
  • Available under experimental gameplay.

Changes[]

Blocks[]

Dispensers
Redstone
  • Now renamed as "Redstone Dust" to match Java Edition.

Mobs[]

Drowned
  • Now drops copper ingots instead of gold ingots.
    • Only possible with Caves & Cliffs experiments toggle enabled.

Fixes[]

Accessibility
  • Keyboard inputs can now adjust slider settings when the cursor is outside the UI frame.
  • Screen Reader now informs the player when the "Chat Settings" menu has been opened.
  • Fixed a bug where UI screen reader did not read the permission toggles' titles on the Permissions Screen.
  • Screen Reader now reads Whisper and Announcement messages.
Performance and Stability
  • Improved the smoothness of UI transition animations for some devices (MCPE-41772).
  • Improved performance for actors using TemptGoal.
General
  • Fixed an issue that preventing player interaction after using the '/clone' command on a double chest block (MCPE-109119).
  • Using the /clone command to clone a block of the same type is no longer treated as a failed operation (MCPE-83352).
  • Fixed players taking fall damage when opening Shulker Boxes (MCPE-105490).
  • Nether Brick now gives XP from being smelted (MCPE-100030).
  • All mobs that use a melee attack have had their ability to hit targets above and below them restored.
    • The target still must be within melee attack distance to be hit.
    • This only affects world versions greater than or equal to 1.16.210.
Graphical and User Interface
  • Tool and armor recipes now display the selected item background when selected in the recipe list
  • Wireframe of a structure block in the Overworld will no longer render in Nether and The End (MCPE-75231)
  • Audio sliders will now always highlight when hovered over with a mouse
  • Durability bar is now visible when holding items with decreased durability in a window (MCPE-105893)
  • Added more helpful Video Settings messages for ray tracing on supported and non-supported platforms.
Structure block
  • Structure blocks no longer auto-save the data when structure name text box is deselected (MCPE-101055).
  • The scoreboard data of an entity is no longer removed if the entity is being teleported to an unloaded area of the world.
  • Teleporting away from a structure animation to unload it no longer causes the game to crash.
Commands, Scripting, and Add-ons
  • A warning now appears when attempting to move a locked item in and from containers.

References[]

  1. "Minecraft Beta - 1.16.210.57 (Xbox One/Windows 10/Android)" – Minecraft Feedback, January 28, 2021.
  2. "Copper and lightning rod now in Bedrock Beta" – Minecraft.net, January 28, 2021