Bedrock Edition beta

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Bedrock Edition



Release date

Xbox One, Windows 10, Android:
March 7, 2019

Build for


Beta is the third beta version released for 1.11.0.[1]



  • A message "Press T, RETURN, or Gamepad Button8 to open chat" is now sent when the player opens world.
  • Revamped the trading system, for each villager type.
    • An experience bar will show the player the villager's level and how many trades are available.
  • Players now receive a discount from villager trades while they have the Hero of the Village status effect.
  • Pillagers and vindicators will now drop new loot during a raid.
  • When a raid starts, a horn is heard by every player in the dimension, coming from the direction of the raid's spawn point.


Skin packs
  • When choosing a skin from a skin pack, the selected skin will now be available between Bedrock devices using the same account.
  • Added a screen for "Accessibility" in settings.
    • Text-to-speech can be enabled for chat.
    • UI screen reader can be enabled to say the name of controls and their current state.



Cartography Table
  • Can now be used to lock maps with a glass pane.
    • Locked maps do not update to reflect explored areas or changes in the world. Unexplored areas will remain unexplored.
    • Locked maps cannot be extended but can still be copied.
  • Increased the amount of scaffolding that can be placed out from its initial support from 5 to 7.
  • Can now be used to direct nearby villagers into their houses when rung.


Wandering traders
  • Are no longer only available through experimental gameplay.
  • Will no longer resupply trades, and will despawn when out of trades.
Zombie villagers
  • Will update to the new zombie villagers when not part of template worlds.
  • Will now resupply their trades when arriving at their job site.
  • Now hide in houses during raids.
  • Can no longer be traded with during a raid, and will emit sweat particles.
  • Improved villager pathfinding.
Iron golems
  • Improved pathfinding.

World generation[edit]

  • Improved spawning and generation.
  • Increased the radius for job site blocks, so villagers can get to them more often and are less angry.


Status effects
  • Hero of the Village can now be obtained by defeating a Raid, and lasts for three days.
  • Added a use for the status effect, allowing a villager trading discount.
  • How to Play screen has now been updated with Village & Pillage tips.
  • Updated the scaffolding guide in How to Play slightly, to change the diagram of how much scaffolding can be placed from its support


  • Fixed the crash from the previous beta that could occur when re-joining a world while the Ender Dragon was in view
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when opening the chest inside a taiga village Fletcher's house
  • Fixed several crashes that could occur during gameplay
  • Fixed the black screen that appeared after a suspend/resume on Android devices
  • Template worlds using custom villager trades no longer crash the game
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when using invalid characters on signs (MCPE-41671)
  • Windows 10 players with Minecraft installed on a different drive no longer get an error message saying that they are out of storage space, unless they are truly out of space (MCPE-32501)
  • Increased the visibility of the raid boss bar past the village bounds
  • Hero of the Village is now granted for three in-game days instead of one after completing a raid
  • Bells now ring in the preparation phase of raids
  • Players no longer float around beds while sleeping (MCPE-41344)
  • Omen now disappears after five in-game days, drinking milk, or dying
World Generation
  • Lily pads once again generate in the world (MCPE-42560)
  • Fixed some buildings in villages not containing loot inside their chests
  • Fixed ground level blocks getting cut from underneath village structures
  • Beds will more commonly generate in villages
  • Villagers from 1.10 worlds are now properly converted to new villagers
  • Villagers can no longer get stuck inside composters.
  • Villagers will actually follow proper etiquette and close doors behind them (MCPE-41170)
  • Villagers no longer spend too much time at their job sites
  • Villager children no longer stay out playing too late.
  • Villagers that the player is trading with will no longer run and hide when a bell is rung until after the trade is complete
  • Underwater mobs no longer spawn on land (MCPE-40783)
  • Sorted out the Wandering Trader's priorities so they won't get attacked as easily
  • Raiding mobs will now attack players and villagers if they are spotted on the way to a village
  • Evokers now count towards the raid counter
  • Fixed a white stripe that appeared on the Librarian's shoulder
  • Skeletons once again turn before shooting
  • Tamed cats now lay on their sides when sleeping on a bed (MCPE-40726)
  • Composters now have proper lighting (MCPE-42561)
  • Lanterns can once again be placed under stairs
  • Corrected the breaking particles for the grindstone
  • Sounds now play for job site blocks when villagers are using them
  • Fixed campfires not looking right when using HD textures
  • Using Ctrl + Pick block no longer creates a new bed with extra data attached (MCPE-42494)
  • Banners can once again be copied in the crafting grid (MCPE-42534)
  • Banners can once again be seen by players joining a world and no longer cause a crash when viewed in the inventory (MCPE-42529)
User Interface
  • The anvil output slot once again updates when removing items from the input slot (MCPE-42420)
  • Bad Omen status now shows remaining time displayed on the mob effects screen


  1. "Minecraft Beta - (Xbox One/Windows 10/Android)" – Minecraft Feedback, March 7, 2019