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Minecraft Bedrock Beta & Preview - Highlights

Minecraft Beta & Preview - Update

Unstable Yet Promising:

  • The Preview and Beta versions of Minecraft are in-progress builds that might be unstable.
  • They may not fully represent the final quality of the game.
  • Players can test upcoming features and provide feedback to developers.

Platform Availability:

  • Minecraft Preview is accessible on Xbox, Windows 10/11, and iOS devices.
  • More details can be found at
  • The Beta version is available on Android via Google Play.
  • Instructions for joining or leaving the Beta are provided at

Audio Enhancements:

  • Pigs now emit sounds when they transform into Zombified Piglins.
  • Carving pumpkins with shears produces a carving sound like in Java Edition.
  • Hoglins have unique sounds when transforming into Zoglins.
  • Various sound-related issues have been addressed, enhancing immersion.

Gameplay and Bug Fixes:

  • Crashes caused by rendering resource shortages during dimension transitions are fixed.
  • Horizon color no longer changes when under blocks.
  • Villager behavior during raids improved.
  • Exploitative behavior involving Zombie Villager curing discount resolved.

Marketplace and UI Improvements:

  • Issues with downloading worlds from Realms and loading packs have been fixed.
  • Updated menu HUD icons for touch controls enhance user interface intuitiveness.

Structural Changes and Vibrations:

  • Pillager Outposts can now generate in Cherry Grove biomes.
  • Sculk Vibrations add tactile feedback to in-game actions like collecting, placing, and using items.

Technical Updates:

  • Graphics improvements include an experimental toggle for Windows players that reduces input latency.
  • The Editor and its API, available for keyboard/mouse on Windows PC Bedrock Preview builds, offer creative possibilities.


  • The update showcases Mojang's commitment to enhancing gameplay and technical aspects.
  • Players are encouraged to explore and provide feedback to shape Minecraft's future.
  • The Preview and Beta versions are stepping stones toward an improved Minecraft experience.

This blog highlights the key features, improvements, and enhancements in the Minecraft Preview and Beta update. Whether it's audio improvements, gameplay fixes, or technical enhancements, the update aims to provide a more immersive and enjoyable experience for players.