Pocket Edition Alpha 0.2.1

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v0.2.1 alpha
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Pocket Edition

Release date

March 14, 2012

Protocol version


Other instances
of 0.2.1

v0.2.1 alpha was a minor update to Minecraft: Pocket Edition that was released on March 14, 2012 that added new control options, as well as other changes and fixes.[1]



  • Pigs now naturally spawn.
  • Flying is changed – ascend/descend by sliding from the center button to the up/down button.
  • Bigger screens have more hotbar icons.
  • Blocks now have 'cracking' animation when destroying them.
  • The circle shown when breaking blocks is sharper.


  1. "Minecraft - Pocket Edition Update is out!" – Www.mojang, March 14, 2012