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For guides about all the additions and changes in this update, see Java Edition guides/Buzzy Bees and Bedrock Edition guides/Buzzy Bees.
Not to be confused with Minecraft Dungeons:Busy Bee.

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Minecraft is buzzing! Discover how bees breathe life into their surroundings, bringing speedier crop growth, honey hives and sticky honey!

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Buzzy Bees was a major update, mainly focused on bees and the items relating to them, as well as also fixing bugs from previous versions. The update was released on December 10, 2019, only for the Java and Bedrock editions of Minecraft.[1][2]

This update was released on Java Edition as version 1.15. This update's development started with snapshot 19w34a, which was released on August 22, 2019.[3] The first pre-release for Java Edition 1.15 was released on November 21, 2019, followed by the second on November 25, the third on November 28, the fourth on December 3, the fifth on December 5, the sixth on December 6 and the seventh on December 9.[4]

It was released on Bedrock Edition as version 1.14.0.

Additionally, this update was released for Minecraft Education in 1.14.31 on August 7, 2020.

For the China Edition, the full update was released on July 16, 2020.

The official name for the update, Buzzy Bees was revealed on November 21, 2019, in a blog post on Minecraft.net.[4]

Notable features[]

Further revisions[]

Java Edition[]

  • 1.15.1 was released to fix some bugs.
  • 1.15.2 added new game rules, made some changes for bees and fixed some bugs.

Bedrock Edition[]

  • was released exclusively on PS4 to fix several bugs related to the Bedrock Edition PS4 launch.
  • 1.14.1 and 1.14.20 were released to fix even more bugs.
  • 1.14.21 was released exclusively on Fire OS devices to fix more bugs.
  • 1.14.30 was released to fix even more bugs
  • 1.14.41 was released exclusively on PS4 to fix several bugs related to the Bedrock Edition PS4 launch.
  • 1.14.60 was released to fix even more bugs.



A trailer for the update was released on December 11, 2019. This trailer was made by Mojang themselves instead of Hat Films, similar to the 4 previous trailers.


Videos made by slicedlime:




  1. "Buzzy Bees should be fully available by December 11th. Java Edition in specific is releasing 10th."@slicedlime on X, December 5, 2019
  2. "10th, same as Java"@HelenAngel on X, December 6, 2019
  3. "Minecraft Snapshot 19w34a" – Minecraft.net, August 22, 2019
  4. a b "Minecraft 1.15 Pre-Release 7" – Minecraft.net, November 21, 2019

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