Pocket Edition Alpha 0.10.0

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Alpha 0.10.0 is a major update to Minecraft: Pocket Edition that was released on November 18, 2014. It added several new features such as day/night cycle in Creative, 64-bit hardware support and new fence types, as well as other changes and fixes.

Compared to previous updates, 0.10 was more known as containing more changes than new features, generally due to bringing the game up-to-date with newer devices and being able to run smoother.

Additions[edit]

General[edit]

  • Day/night cycle added in creative mode.
  • Adaptation for 64-bit hardware/software, making the game faster for 64-bit users.
  • Support for the resolutions of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
  • Options:
    • Graphics
      • Brightness toggle

Blocks[edit]

Changes[edit]

General[edit]

  • Graphics:
    • Converted to using OpenGL ES 2.0:
      • Shaders
        • Rounded, PC colored fog.
        • Version exclusive: Lighter and smoother water texture.
        • The Sun is now slightly larger.
        • The clouds and the terrain are now tinted blue during night
        • Version exclusive: Smooth lighting on water.
        • Version exclusive: Swamp water is now dark gray
        • Version exclusive: The clouds and the terrain are now tinted red during sunset
        • Loading distant chunks now has a fading effect
      • Tinted lighting from PC.
      • Mipmaps on Android devices using OpenGL ES 3.0.
  • Made the chat smaller[1]

World generation[edit]

  • Mineshafts now spawn at the surface in mesas.
  • Gold ore can generate at any level in mesa biomes.
  • Huge mushrooms now spawn in swamps.

Blocks[edit]

  • Sand
    • Now have falling dust particles when unsupported.
  • Red sand
    • Now have falling dust particles when unsupported.
  • Gravel
    • Now have falling dust particles when unsupported.

Mobs[edit]

  • Version exclusive: Walking animations are generally faster and have been tweaked per-mob
  • Hostile mobs spawn in groups
  • Slimes now have bouncing animations.
  • Baby animals can swim without drowning

Other[edit]

  • Interact button is now transparent
  • Optimized chunk rendering.
  • Improved Performance.
  • The time of day is now more accurately synced in multiplayer.
  • Added a selection overlay on chests and signs.
  • "Cancel" button will show up if joining a multiplayer world/server takes too long.
  • The outline of chat messages ends where the message ends, and does not cover the whole screen.

Fixes[edit]

15 bugs fixed

From released versions before 0.10.0

  • Game freezes when an alert or different UI is opened (iOS)[2]
  • Fixed a crash when rendering monster spawners.
  • Fixed a crash/memory leak happening when showing the system keyboard - signs and chat. (iOS)
  • Fixed a corruption and possible crash when switching apps. (Android)
  • Fixed the "spawning in the air" bug.
  • Fixed a crash when creating lava during world generation.
  • Fixed a white artifact on torches held in hand.
  • Fixed holes appearing in the clouds.
  • Fixed a brown artifact appearing on the bottom of minecarts.
  • Fixed a random crash in multiplayer.
  • Fixed a possible crash when selecting double chests.
  • Fixed water not pushing things.
  • Fixed incorrect damage for punching
  • Fixed black artifact on chickens
  • Fixed incorrect speed for cows

References[edit]

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