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Minecraft 1.17 Pre-release 2
1.17-pre2.jpg
Java Edition 1.17 Pre-release 2.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Pre-release

Release date

May 31, 2021

Pre-release for

1.17

Downloads

Client (.json)
Server
Data pack[note 1]

Obfuscation maps

Client
Server

Protocol version

 dec: 1073741854
 hex: 4000001E

Data version

2718

1.17 Pre-release 2 (known as 1.17-pre2 in the launcher) is the second pre-release for Java Edition 1.17, released on May 31, 2021,[1] which fixed bugs and crashes, including fixes to smooth lighting.

Changes[]

Block[]

Flowering Azalea Leaves
  • The namespaced ID was changed from minecraft:azalea_leaves_flowers to minecraft:flowering_azalea_leaves.

Fixes[]

16 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.17
  • MC-68129 – Smooth lighting doesn't work properly underwater.
  • MC-106417 – Shulkers can be pushed outside of the world border by a piston.
  • MC-173834 – Glowing damaged iron golem outline shows cracks.
  • MC-196298 – Arrows fired into the side of bamboo or pointed dripstone never despawn.
  • MC-220698 – The ExplosionPower of ghast fireballs is uncapped, causing a freeze / crash.
  • MC-223602 – Glowing translucent entities often don't merge their outlines with other glowing entities.
From the 1.17 development versions
  • MC-205840 – Smooth lighting behaves oddly on blocks covered with tinted glass.
  • MC-213767 – Flowering azalea leaves ID is unintuitive.
  • MC-220109 – Horses' fur patterns are outlined by the glowing effect.
  • MC-225190 – TNT can be pushed with enchanted sword with knockback.
  • MC-225911 – Slimes and magma cubes not interacting with player.
From the previous development version
  • MC-226470 – Nether fossils generate on the nether roof above bedrock in soul sand valleys.
  • MC-226561 – Facing away from signs with glowing text makes the text disappear or z-fight.
  • MC-226576 – Unknown CPU on Debug menu.
  • MC-226782/debug start does not work as described.
Private issues
  • MC-224580 – Duplication exploit with dolphins.

Trivia[]

Video[]

Videos made by slicedlime:

References[]

  1. "Minecraft 1.17 Pre-Release 2" – Minecraft.net, May 31, 2021

Notes[]

  1. Re-enables features set to release for 1.18.