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Minecraft 1.16.5
1.16.5 banner.jpg
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Edition

Java Edition

Release date

January 15, 2021

Development versions
Downloads

Client (.json)
Server

Obfuscation maps

Client
Server

Protocol version

754

Data version

2586

1.16.5 is a minor update to Java Edition released on January 15, 2021,[1] which fixes issues related to server crashes. Servers running this version are compatible with 1.16.4 clients.

Fixes[]

3 issues fixed
From 1.16.x
  • MC-203337java.lang.IllegalStateException: POI data mismatch: already registered.
Other
  • Fixed two major stability issues.

Video[]

Video by slicedlime:

Trivia[]

  • 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.

References[]

  1. "Minecraft Java 1.16.5 Released" – Minecraft.net, January 15, 2021
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