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Bedrock Edition beta

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Bedrock Edition



Release date

Xbox One, Windows 10, Android: October 10, 2018

Build for


Beta was the first beta version released for 1.8.0, which added some of the features of Village and Pillage and fixed bugs.[1]



  • Scaffolding
    • A new climbable block that can be crafted using bamboo and string.
    • Climb by pressing the jump key and go down by pressing the sneak key.


  • Pandas
    • Spawn in jungles.
    • Will seek out bamboo and cake items and eat them.
    • Can have different personalities: either normal, aggressive, lazy or playful.
    • Baby pandas will sometimes sneeze, making nearby pandas jump: when they sneeze, they have a chance to drop a slime ball.
    • Have a chance of finding a brown panda which is very rare.
    • Sometimes roll and sit on hind legs.

Command format[edit]

  • /particle command
    • Ported from Java Edition.
    • Only the following particles are available (prefix minecraft: is necessary)[2]:
      • minecraft:mobflame_emitter
      • minecraft:test_beziercurve
      • minecraft:test_bounce
      • minecraft:test_catmullromcurve
      • minecraft:test_colorcurve
      • minecraft:test_combocurve
      • minecraft:test_highrestitution
      • minecraft:test_linearcurve
      • minecraft:test_mule
      • minecraft:test_smoke_puff
      • minecraft:test_sphere
      • minecraft:test_spiral
      • minecraft:test_watertest
  • /reload
    • Reloads all function files from all behavior packs.
  • Added minecraft: prefix for /summon to separate vanilla entities and add-on entities.
  • Added gamerule randomtickspeed


  • Fishing
    • Fishing loot has now been changed in jungles. When fishing in a jungle biome, the fish rewarded are now cod and salmon only. Cookedness status unknown.
    • Bamboo is now obtainable as a junk item when fishing in jungles.
  • Ocelots
    • Are no longer tamable.
    • Players can now feed ocelots to gain their trust.
  • Phantoms
    • Are now afraid of cats and will not swoop while cats are around.
  • Sticks
    • Can now be crafted from bamboo.
  • Tropical fish
  • Witch huts
    • Black cats will now spawn in witch huts.
  • Skeleton horse and zombie horse foals now have a chance of being spawned using a spawn egg.
  • NPC
    • Re-added to the game but only from summon command
  • Camera
    • Re-added but only using nbt editor.
  • The splash screen now has an animated loading bar.
  • The following commands can now be run in game without turning on cheats:
  • Command blocks now have the default name of "!" instead of "@".
  • Added randomtickspeed gamerule
  • More skin packs are now shown in the skin picker menu, and each pack can be opened and viewed in its own page.
  • The auto-complete list for player mentions now work in slash commands.
  • The user can now send links to their favorite Marketplace content using the share button.


  • Fixed several crashes that occurred during gameplay
  • Fixed a crash that would occur if the player was disconnected while loading resource packs
  • Fixed a crash that would occur on Xbox One if the player signed out too quickly after signing in
  • Fixed a crash that could occur during the splash loading screen on Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixed a crash that could occur on startup for Gear VR
  • Fixed a crash that would occur when using lava buckets on fish
  • Fixed a bug where multiple UI screens could be opened at once, causing the game to crash
  • MCPE-36274 - Fixed a crash that could occur due to a recently added Windows 10 feature
  • MCPE-19535 - Fixed the bug where players on Realms could be instantly killed in one shot by a Blaze fireball attack
  • MCPE-35857 - Planting crops continuously will no longer skip blocks
  • MCPE-17144 - Tamed wolves will now tilt their heads when the player is holding meat
  • MCPE-14426 - Magma cubes no longer inflict damage during their death animation
  • MCPE-21863 - Mobs in minecarts no longer activate adjacent detector rails
  • MCPE-19156 - Ghast sounds are no longer repeated when they are shooting fireballs
  • MCPE-37387 - Crafting multiple cakes using the recipe book will now return the correct number of empty buckets to the player
  • MCPE-16141 - Wall signs no longer show different types of wood particles when being broken
  • MCPE-23498 - Explosions will now drop blocks if the default game mode is Creative and Tile Drops are enabled
  • MCPE-37328 - Flower pots that contain saplings will once again drop the correct type when broken
  • MCPE-36795 - Players will now face forwards when entering a boat
  • MCPE-36741 - Removed "MCPE!" from the list of splash screen messages
  • Water now renders correctly when surrounded by Barrier Blocks
  • Fixed an issue that would sometimes cause black visual glitches to appear around blocks when riding a horse
  • MCPE-31242 - Players will no longer teleport when standing against a non-full block and reloading the game
  • Fixed incorrect interact buttons appearing briefly for certain mobs on touch screen devices
  • The achievement button no longer appears in the pause menu if not signed into Xbox Live
  • Fixed a bug where players could see through solid blocks when swimming
  • The multiplayer toggle is now accurately shown when using platform restricted content on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch
  • MCPE-13799 - Double wooden slabs can now be placed regardless of crosshair position
  • MCPE-37492 - Pistons no longer drop as items when being pushed or pulled
  • MCPE-18518 - Large Slimes and Magma Cubes now have the correct sized hitbox based on their size
  • MCPE-37155 - Kelp will now only grow into water source blocks or full downward flowing water, and no longer creates a new source block
  • MCPE-36917 - Fixed an exploit where rails could be duplicated
  • MCPE-19015 - Lightning no longer strikes if the destination is in a cold biome
  • MCPE-37257 - Fixed mobs not always taking fall damage when they should
  • MCPE-33686 - The "Body Guard" achievement can now be unlocked after creating an Iron Golem
  • Fixed rare enchantments being too hard to get at higher levels
  • The right bumper button now correctly scrolls through the tabs in the game menu on Nintendo Switch
  • MCPE-13758 - The hitbox of piston arms now matches the size and shape correctly
  • MCPE-28812 - Players no longer fall through Shulker Boxes as they open
  • Improved the loading time of various game files
  • Fixed the buttons used on the startup message for players using Windows Mixed Reality
  • MCPE-37269 - Worlds larger than 1GB can now be copied and exported on Windows 10
  • MCPE-36799 - Added an underscore to frozen_river in the biomes_client.json so it matches the other vanilla Resource Pack entries
  • The player locator map marker now faces the right direction when aboard a boat
  • MCPE-34864 - Fixed an issue with custom player permissions that might not apply correctly in multiplayer
  • MCPE-34926 - Potion of Slow Falling will now slow down Elytra descent
  • MCPE-32635 - Multiple items can be collected when trading with villagers again when using touch controls
  • Fixed a bug where only white firework stars could be crafted
  • The player's hands are now properly rotated and positioned when aboard a boat and holding a bow
  • MCPE-33788 - Lava blocks no longer appear green in the command autocomplete area
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when killing and summoning a salmon with its navigation component removed
  • Reassigned Page Up and Page Down keys are now labeled correctly on the Settings screen
  • Controller hints now show the correct usage of "Open" and "Use" when looking at containers
  • Player names that are made up of only numbers are now surrounded with quotation marks when using autocomplete for slash commands
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when kelp grows
  • Fixed a crash that could occur in worlds that contained locator maps
  • MCPE-27167 - Shulker boxes that contain tropical fish buckets no longer cause lag