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Minecraft 1.18 Pre-release 3
1.18-pre2.jpg
Java Edition 1.18 Pre-release 3.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Pre-release

Release date

November 17, 2021

Pre-release for

1.18

Downloads

Client (.json)
Server

Obfuscation maps

Client
Server

Protocol version

 dec: 1073741875
 hex: 40000033

Data version

2849

1.18 Pre-release 3 (known as 1.18-pre3 in the launcher) is the third pre-release for Java Edition 1.18, released on November 17, 2021, [1] which fixed bugs.

Changes[]

General[]

Server
  • Starting server.jar with an empty bundlerMainClass will now just validate and extract files, then exit.

Fixes[]

16 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.18
  • MC-109260 – Full-width punctuation characters are rendered incorrectly.
  • MC-132285 – Isolated water block floating in mid-air.
  • MC-185263 – Non full chunks in cache memory "semi-leak".
  • MC-223840 – Lava blocks from "Lava Aquifers" don't get updated when a cave cuts through underneath them.
  • MC-240229 – Rain and snow fall on the same blocks in a certain height range.
From the 1.18 development versions
  • MC-236740 – Server-side lag spike sometimes occurs when attempting to locate a buried treasure or opening/breaking a chest containing a map.
  • MC-236764 – Lighting lags behind world generation.
  • MC-239397 – Lava pockets generate in icebergs.
  • MC-239610 – Severe world corruption due to 1.18 snapshots failing to deserialize chunks that 1.17 loads fine.
  • MC-239682 – Out of memory crash: World generation exhausts Java heap space.
  • MC-239950 – Feature placement doesn't check for biomes, causing unnecessary lag.
  • MC-240483 – Foxes that spawn in grove biomes aren't the snowy variant.
  • MC-240589 – Game froze for several minutes and then crashed while flying around and loading chunks.
  • MC-241245 – Generated Deepslate overwrites ore veins (mainly Iron ore veins).
  • MC-241255 – Gigantic Performance Drop after a couple of minutes.
  • MC-241352 – Directory structure is not consistent between server and client.

Video[]

Videos made by slicedlime:

References[]

  1. "Minecraft 1.18 Pre-Release 3" – Minecraft.net, November 17, 2021
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