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Bedrock Edition



Release date

Xbox One, Windows 10, Android: November 28, 2018

Beta for


Protocol version


Beta is the second beta version for Bedrock Edition 1.9.0, released on November 28, 2018,[1] which adds 9 new blocks.



Barrel, bell, blast furnace, cartography table, fletching table, grindstone, smithing table, and smoker

Command format[]

  • Can now be run every tick creating an update loop.
  • The number of commands run through functions can now be limited with a new gamerule (defaults to 10,000) to limit performance issues.
  • Custom tags can be applied to entities and players to create more flexible selector groupings.
  • Added has_tag filter in components to allow checks to see if an entity has a specified tag.
  • Autocomplete can be used for tags.


Pause menu
  • Added a new "feedback" button.
  • "How to Play" button is now visible from the in-game settings menu.
  • Added unused textures for "fish barrel" blocks.



  • Can now be used to hold lava.
  • Changed the default sign text color back to black.
  • Sign variants are now grouped in their own inventory category.


  • Now have the crossbow animations and sounds.
Passive mobs


  • Players can now join and play games with a minor version mismatch. (MCPE-38945)


  • Shulker boxes in item frames no longer cause the game to crash.
  • Fixed an issue with wrong items showing in partnered server stores.
  • Corrected the head size of baby zombies.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when pistons pushed blocks.
  • Fixed a crash that could happen when suspending and resuming the game.
  • Improved the error messages that previously stated the player didn't have a license for the game.
  • Fixed the positioning of the snow golem's arms.
  • Pandas now stop eating when set on fire.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when resuming the game on Android.
  • Fixed mouse selection issues when clicking items or text boxes. (MCPE-39283)
  • Fixed an issue with end gateway portals which could generate too closely, preventing travel back to the main island.
  • Slimes will once again spawn in slime chunks as expected. (MCPE-38388)
  • Endermen now make the scream sound when angered. (MCPE-26719)
  • Phantoms now drop membranes correctly if killed with a Fire Aspect sword. (MCPE-38493)
  • Auto-jump now works when trying to walk through scaffolding. (MCPE-38342)
  • Scaffolding can now be placed on glass.
  • More blocks can be placed on scaffolding including mob heads and flower pots. (MCPE-38942)
  • Horizontal flowing water will no longer turn into bubble columns over soul sand.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when removing Gear VR headset during gameplay.
  • Fixed a crash that occasionally happens when resuming the game.
  • Fixed leg geometry for one-legged characters in various skin packs.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when quickly signing in and out of Xbox Live.
  • Dragon's breath can now be quickly collected reliably in multiplayer games. (MCPE-37815)
  • Pandas now panic when set on fire.
  • Animations and sounds can now be heard and seen when pillagers charge their crossbows. (MCPE-39095)
  • Cobblestone stairs are generated in jungle temples and villages instead of stone. (MCPE-39102)
  • Lit furnaces now show correctly when copied using Ctrl + Pickblock.
  • Custom modal forms now support two lines again. (MCPE-38705)
  • Special characters now display correctly when using the "/say" command.
  • Touch controls now work correctly with scaffolding when using the 'swap jump and sneak' setting. (MCPE-38063)
  • Particles produced by witches are now purple rather than black. (MCPE-30234)
  • Slabs are no longer labeled "half slabs" in the creative inventory. (MCPE-32542)
  • Scaffolding textures no longer z-fight with leaves. (MCPE-38375)
  • Mobs in boats no longer shake when trying to turn to look at the player.
  • Bubble columns no longer extend up above the surface of the water. (MCPE-39085)
  • Fixed an issue with items being repeatedly dropped from the hotbar on touchscreen devices. (MCPE-15010)
  • Breaking smooth stone no longer drops cobblestone. (MCPE-39164)
  • Doors no longer drop as two items when broken. (MCPE-39165)
  • Fixed the scaling of the Mojang splash screen when resuming a split screen game.
  • Fixed ghast projectile firing animation.
  • Commands from command blocks no longer extend to other dimensions (This fix won't affect existing command blocks). (MCPE-33892)
  • Fixed a bug where the game could become unresponsive after being disconnected from a multiplayer game.
  • Fixed a crash issue on Xbox One.
  • Worlds no longer become stuck in offline mode after toggling the multiplayer option. (MCPE-39194)
  • Slabs can be correctly placed on top of each other again after reloading the world. (MCPE-39067)
  • Changing game mode and reloading a world no longer removes resource packs.
  • Fixed the arm position for mobs in the Mutant Battle Arena marketplace pack.