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Minecraft 1.17 Release Candidate 2
1.17-rc1.jpg
Java Edition 1.17 Release Candidate 2.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Release candidate

Release date

June 7, 2021

Release candidate for

1.17

Downloads

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

Obfuscation maps

Client
Server

Protocol version

 dec: 1073741859
 hex: 40000023

Data version

2723

1.17 Release Candidate 2 (known as 1.17-rc2 in the launcher) is the second and final release candidate for Java Edition 1.17, released on June 7, 2021,[1] which fixes bugs and crashes.

Changes[]

  • Authlib was updated from 2.2.30 to 2.3.31.
  • Legacy skin handling now has improved skin validation.
  • The spawn egg dispenser behavior now catches any exceptions that could be thrown when spawning the entity.

Fixes[]

2 issues fixed
Other
  • 2 private issues were fixed.[2]

Video[]

Video made by slicedlime:

Trivia[]

  • This is the first time a major release has two release candidates since 1.0.0, because release candidates only began to be used again during development for 1.16.

References[]

Notes[]

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