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Bedrock Edition



Release date

October 23, 2017

Beta for


Protocol version


Beta (also known as 1.2.5 build 2) is the second build released for 1.2.5 that added new features and fixed bugs.[1]


  • Mixer Interaction: Game commands can now be linked to interactive buttons for viewers to interact directly with the game.
  • Mobile Broadcasting: Native broadcasting for several streaming services has been added.


  • Moved store offers on several screens. Thanks to all of our players who gave us feedback on this!
  • Improvements to the Create screen for available templates
  • Further adjustments to the sensitivity of block placement


  • Fixed a crash that occurred when loading a Realm that contains banners
  • The arrow marker on a map no longer becomes a dot when a player walks out of the map bounds
  • Tools will no longer lose durability faster than mobs take damage
  • Creepers standing in double tallgrass now deal appropriate damage
  • Fixed a corrupted audio loop when pointing at an item frame in Adventure mode
  • Fall height is no longer compounded the next time a player takes fall damage when chorus fruit teleports a player from a higher elevation
  • Fixed chests, pumpkins, and stairs not facing the right direction in hand
  • Entities and particles are now properly lit in the Nether when playing in split-screen (Xbox One only)
  • Players can no longer take damage when walking backwards and placing blocks at head level
  • Hostile mobs will no longer spawn on top or inside transparent blocks
  • Starting maps will now upgrade correctly on an anvil
  • After running out of materials for torches, books, or bookshelves, cursor focus no longer moves to another item
  • Fixed the timing of pistons interacting with other pistons
  • Decreased explosion resistance of slabs
  • Players will no longer spawn at a the position of a destroyed bed when leaving the End
  • Parrots no longer choose the same mob to follow repeatedly
  • Lily pads can now be broken by boats when colliding from any direction
  • Tamed horses, donkeys, and mules can now be ridden immediately if mounted while eating grass
  • Banners in item frames no longer change patterns based on the banner that the player in holding
  • Bed recipe will now appear in the Recipe Book when only one ingredient is present in the inventory
  • Observers now properly redirect Redstone Dust
  • Observers powering Redstone Dust below will now power components adjacent to the dust
  • Daylight sensors no longer output power at night when they have no view of the sky
  • Skeletons now turn before shooting
  • Fixed the sound when throwing items
  • Fixed parrots losing their sitting status when loading a world, and incidentally fixed chickens flapping their wings after spawn
  • Editing 'options.txt' can once again be used to increase chunk render distance
  • Arrow of Decay can now be given using the /give command
  • Natural Regeneration can now be disabled on Peaceful difficulty
  • Having the PvP game rule disabled no longer makes players immune to the /kill command
  • Fixed hopper minecarts not filling from chests when slightly clipped into a block
  • The camera no longer flickers along the Y-axis after teleporting
  • Items on the cursor will now be dropped when the inventory is full and the inventory screen is closed
  • Improved navigation of the inventory screen when using the controller cursor
  • Settings sliders can no longer be adjusted with the D-pad until the A button is used to select them
  • Controller hints will now say "Place" while sneaking and aiming at a container
  • Fixed the rendering of borders on the Skin Picker screen
  • Scroll bars are now visible after switching tabs on the Settings screen