July 2, 2013
1.0.8 was a launcher version released on July 2, July 8, and July 9, 2013. The first release created an issue in which Java Edition 1.6.2 was unplayable on Mac OS X. The second release attempted to fix the issue, but was not successful. The third release was successful in fixing the issue.
- The launcher now has a high-definition icon. 
- – Pressing play in launcher, and quickly closing it leaves java process hanging and throws an exception
- – Unable to play 1.6 on Mac OS X 10.5.8 using new launcher (Invalid memory access of location)
- – Text can Overlap in Launcher Resize
- – 1.0.4 breaks the authentication system
- – New launcher won't launch previous versions (1.5.2) on macOS (newest version works fine).