January 15, 2021
- 3 issues fixed
- From 1.16.x
- MC-203337 –
java.lang.IllegalStateException: POI data mismatch: already registered.
- Fixed two major stability issues.
Video by slicedlime:
- This is the first time a Java Edition major update has had a fifth minor release since 1.8.5.
- This is also the first minor version since 1.8.9 to be released during the snapshot process of the next major update, in this case 1.17.
- 1.16 is the first major version to end with a .5 minor release since Java Edition 1.2.5.
- This was the first full version released in 2021.
- 1.16.5 was the last full version that requires Java 8.
- "Minecraft Java 1.16.5 Released" – Minecraft.net, January 15, 2021