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Minecraft 1.16.5 Release Candidate 1
1.16.5-rc1.jpg
Java Edition 1.16.5 Release Candidate 1.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Release candidate

Release date

January 13, 2021

Release candidate for

1.16.5

Downloads

Original:
Client (.json)
Server
Reupload:
Client (.json)
Server

Obfuscation maps

Client
Server

Protocol version

 dec: 1073741834
 hex: 4000000A

Data version

2585

1.16.5 Release Candidate 1 (known as 1.16.5-rc1 in the launcher) is the first release candidate for Java Edition 1.16.5, released on January 13, 2021,[1] which addresses two critical stability issues.

This version was reuploaded around an hour later to fix the version being labeled as "1.16.5 Pre-release 1" in game.

Fixes[]

4 issues fixed
From 1.16.3
  • MC-203337java.lang.IllegalStateException: POI data mismatch: already registered.
From the current version, hotfixed
  • MC-211307 – 1.16.5 Release Candidate 1 is called 1.16.5 Pre-release 1 within the game.
Other
  • Fixed two major stability issues.

Video[]

Video by slicedlime:

Trivia[]

  • This is the first release candidate that was reuploaded since Java Edition RC2 on November 13, 2011.
  • This was the first development version released in 2021.
  • This is the first time since development of 1.9 that a minor release has been in development during the snapshot phase of the following major release.
  • 1.16.5 Release Candidate 1 was released on the earliest calendar year out of all release candidates, on January 13.

References[]

  1. "Minecraft 1.16.5 Release Candidate 1" – Minecraft.net, January 13, 2021
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