Bedrock Edition beta

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Bedrock Edition



Release date

Xbox One, Windows 10, Android:
May 22, 2019

Build for


Beta is the fourth beta version released for Bedrock Edition 1.12.0, released on May 22, 2019,[1] which fixes bugs.



  • Removed the "byte order mark" at the beginning of function files if it exists
  • Updated ScriptHotbarContainerComponent's generateDocumentation function to say it checks the player's first hotbar item slot, not their third


  • Fixed a crash that could occur when the game was checking for previously downloaded content
  • Made further improvements to performance around new villages
  • Fixed a crash that could sometimes occur when exiting the game on Windows 10
  • Reduced the amount of memory required to load textures
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when loading the game
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when throwing an egg or snowball (MCPE-40435)
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when flaming arrow entities were being loaded in
  • Fixed a global resources crash on Android
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when trading with a villager
  • Fixed a bug that would cause a performance drop when mobs produced splashing particles when entering water
  • Improved block occlusion performance
  • Improved performance related to chunk loading
  • Custom skins are now applied correctly without needing to restart the game to see them (MCPE-37926)
  • Made item names more consistent by removing 'tile' from the beginning of some of them
  • The "Invite to Game" button is no longer enabled on third party servers
  • Made improvements to roaming skins, which should apply correctly after reloading or reinstalling the game and signing in
  • Custom skins no longer keep revert to an earlier cross-platform skin after reloading the game (MCPE-45476)
  • The "Iron Belly" achievement can be unlocked once again (MCPE-46260)
  • Acacia planks can be crafted correctly once again (MCPE-44398)
  • Village job site blocks now have consistent sound volume levels when used by players
  • Players now consistently receive items when completing a trade with a villager and using a controller
  • The player paper doll model now moves correctly when the player is gliding with Elytra (MCPE-44731)
  • Using pick-block on sweet berry bushes now gives the player the correct item (MCPE-41877)
  • Fireworks now correctly boost elytra flight if provided through /give or /setitem
  • Bone meal is now consumed correctly when used on grass
  • Paintings can now be crafted from dyed wool
  • Players no longer lose villager job site locations if they replace a job site block that is tied to an experienced villager
  • Players can no longer lose or duplicate banner patterns when switching them in a loom with a full inventory
  • Cactus blocks of different growth stages can be smelted into green dye again (MCPE-42497)
  • Fixed an issue with missing button icons in the How to Play section on Switch
  • Pressing controller Y on the cartography output slot now only crafts the correct amount
  • Re-established a fix to keep legacy trades working the way they used to
  • Llamas now drop their leads if their wandering trader is killed (MCPE-44704)
  • Cats and villagers now have the correct head position when sitting and sleeping (MCPE-44648)
  • Tamed cats no longer slide around while sitting (MCPE-44491)
  • Armor stands now render off-hand items correctly
  • Villagers without professions now follow regular schedules
  • Parrot legs are now aligned correctly when flying
  • Fixed creeper model in some marketplace maps
  • Updated illager captain banner texture
  • Fire particles no longer display on empty mob spawner blocks
  • Tweaked arrow rendering timing to improve VR experience
  • Fixed a small error in the bell texture UV
  • Killing a rideable entity no longer respawns its rider when killed in the same tick
  • The /testforblock command now works reliably with items renamed in the language files
Add-ons and scripting engine
  • Custom underwater mobs can now spawn naturally


  1. "Minecraft Beta - (Xbox One/Windows 10/Android)" – Minecraft Feedback, May 22, 2019