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Minecraft 1.15 Pre-release 3
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Java Edition



Release date

November 28, 2019

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1.15 Pre-release 3 (known as 1.15-pre3 in the launcher) is the third pre-release for Java Edition 1.15, released on November 28, 2019,[1] which adds new splash texts and fixes bugs.



  • Added the following splash text:
    • "In case it isn't obvious, foxes aren't players."[2]
    • "Buzzy Bees!"
    • "Minecraft Java Edition presents: Disgusting Bugs"



Farmland, grass path and soul sand
  • Made text colors on signs match how they looked in 1.14.


Heads-up display
  • Tweaked chunk loading and rendering performance further.
  • Removed transparent pixels from the honeycomb texture.


39 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.15
  • MC-27287 – Baby wolves spawn hurt.
  • MC-63720 – Banners do not move in wind when over certain Time value of the level.dat.
  • MC-100222 – Breeding wolves with rotten flesh causes Hunger to the player.
  • MC-155616 – Shulkers in boats disappear after entering end gateways.
  • MC-163879 – Dispenser plays failed sound when equipping a single mob head.
  • MC-164342 – Barrels do not generate LootTable when broken.
From the 1.15 development versions
  • MC-161144 – Baby ocelots do not spawn naturally.
  • MC-162518 – Blocks in the inventory are no longer shaded properly.
  • MC-162590 – Enchantment glint blur renders rough.
  • MC-163946 – Tridents with one durability remaining can be thrown.
  • MC-164792 – Underlined text in chat is not underlined.
  • MC-165203 – Semi-transparent pixels on skin's outer layer renders wrongly in inventory model.
  • MC-165212 – Snow can be placed on top of fully grown wheat.
  • MC-165550 – Lighting of slimes and magma cubes becomes dark when they land to the ground.
  • MC-165707 – Tamed wolves do not have 20 health points.
  • MC-165957 – Block hitboxes are rendered transparent again.
  • MC-165971 – TNT in a minecart with TNT is offset.
  • MC-165975 – Water does not properly connect to itself.
  • MC-166025 – Hotbar is almost completely opaque.
  • MC-166056 – Enchantment glint does not render correctly.
  • MC-166062 – Patterns on banners fill up the whole banner.
  • MC-166063 – Projectile entities are flipped backward.
  • MC-166071 – Banner outline is weirdly colored again.
  • MC-166110 – Honeycomb item has random transparent pixels.
  • MC-166171 – Shields are not rendered correctly.
  • MC-166195 – Inconsistent behavior of dispensers with mob heads.
  • MC-166198 – A dispenser dispenses two wither skeleton skulls instead of one if a mob or a player is right next to it.
  • MC-166312 – Loom UI pattern icons are too dark.
  • MC-166333 – Horse jumping is odd with elytra.
From the previous development version
  • MC-166374 – Enchantment glint does not show on items outside of the player's inventory or in third-person mode.
  • MC-166376 – Ender chests are invisible.
  • MC-166386 – The player is pushed away when they are at the edge of a block of farmland, grass path or soul sand.
  • MC-166389 – Silverfish suffocate inside of soul sand.
  • MC-166411 – "Edit Server Info" window closes itself when clicking on text fields.
  • MC-166419 – Trident can be shot through the closed shulker, wither, ender dragon and invulnerable mobs.
  • MC-166508 – Glitchy chunk rendering is back.
  • MC-166535 – Armor Stands rotation and position visual bug.
  • MC-166585 – Banners do not have a breaking animation again.
  • MC-166684 – Trying to hold Tab ↹ key while at the multiplayer section makes the game crash.


Video made by slicedlime:


  1. "Minecraft 1.15 Pre-Release 3" – Minecraft.net, November 28, 2019
  2. MC-166292
  3. MC-166718
  4. MC-166025