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Bedrock Edition



Release date

Xbox, Windows 10, Android: July 22, 2021

Beta for


Protocol version


Beta is the fourth beta version for Bedrock Edition 1.17.30, released on July 22, 2021,[1] which fixes bugs.



  • Data-driven blocks can now be added to the creative menu.
  • min_engine_version from Resource Pack and Behavior Pack manifests is now passed into Molang expression parsing.
    • This allows for future breaking changes tied to a specific engine version.
User Interface
  • UI bind objects can now utilize the ignore field.


These changes are accessible by enabling the "Caves & Cliffs" and "Enable GameTest Framework" experimental toggle.


  • Hostile mobs can now spawn in the new mountain and cave biomes.


GameTest Framework
  • Renamed module "Minecraft" to "mojang-minecraft"
  • Renamed module "GameTest" to "mojang-gametest"
    • Renamed function assertBlockTypePresent to assertBlockPresent
    • Renamed function assertEntityData to assertEntityState
    • Removed function assertBlockTypeNotPresent
    • Removed function assertEntityNotPresent
    • Removed function assertEntityNotPresentInArea
    • Removed function assertEntityNotTouching
    • Removed function succeedWhenEntityNotPresent
    • Modified signature of function assertBlockState(blockLocation: BlockLocation, callback: (Block) -> boolean)
    • Modified signature of function assertBlockPresent(blockType: BlockType, blockLocation: BlockLocation, isPresent: boolean)
    • Modified signature of function assertEntityPresent(entityTypeIdentifier: string, blockLocation: BlockLocation, isPresent: boolean)
    • Modified signature of function assertEntityPresentInArea(entityTypeIdentifier: string, isPresent: boolean)
    • Modified signature of function assertEntityTouching(entityTypeIdentifier: string, location: Location, isTouching: boolean)
    • Modified signature of function succeedWhenEntityPresent(entityTypeIdentifier: string, location: Location, isPresent: boolean)
    • Added GameTestExtension function assertBlockProperty(propertyName: string, value: number string boolean, blockLocation: BlockLocation)


Stability and performance
  • Fixed several crashes that could occur during gameplay
  • Optimized pasting unicode text into Book & Quill (MCPE-119651)
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when crafting a Crafting Table with Gameplay Tips enabled
  • Fixed Bed display if the foot of the Bed is in a brighter area than the head (MCPE-123592)
  • Fixed Large Chest display so the brightest end of the Chest is chosen (MCPE-123592)
  • Travelling through End portals can no longer cause players to take fall damage (MCPE-135226, MCPE-132484)
  • Made projectile items move more smoothly when far from players (MCPE-101102)
  • Holding a Shield in Marketplace maps no longer shows a content error
  • Strong/long/splash/lingering potions can be placed in the Brewing Stand manually (MCPE-86636)
  • Undead mobs standing near Powder Snow now burn normally (MCPE-131005)
  • Powder Snow above undead mobs now prevents burning effect
  • Multiple Shulkers will no longer be able to spawn in the same position from spawn eggs or End City generation (MCPE-43972)
  • Mobs can now pathfind correctly when standing on Amethyst Buds (MCPE-130010)
  • Fixed Horses sometimes becoming invisible after players dismount them (MCPE-108568)
  • Grown up Goats no longer lose their Horns when reloading a world
  • Lightning no longer randomly strikes mobs that are under blocks (MCPE-121688)
  • Spore Blossom no longer has a randomly offset hitbox (MCPE-121658)
  • Moss Block and Moss Carpet now break when moved by Pistons and Sticky Pistons can no longer pull them (MCPE-121751, MCPE-122004)
  • Water dripping from Pointed Dripstone can no longer fill Cauldrons with Potions (MCPE-131180)
  • Measurements of hitbox of Spore Blossom now match Java Edition
  • Fixed issue causing Slime and Honey Block movement slowdown to not be fully applied to players
User interface
  • Emote wheel no longer appears when pressing Ctrl+B in-game (MCPE-125246)
  • Fixed Input Method Editor (IME) not working after suspending the game on Windows 10 (MCPE-59722)
  • Added a new sidebar to Marketplace and Dressing Room related screens to help better improve the experience of navigating these areas
  • There is now an item transferring animation when deselecting a recipe


  1. "Minecraft Beta - (Xbox One/Windows 10/Android)" – feedback.minecraft.net, July 22, 2021.