Minecraft 1.16.4 Release Candidate 1

A Minecraft Java Release Candidate

We have now released 1.16.4 Release Candidate 1. If no further critical issues are found, we expect this version to be the full release of 1.16.4 on Thursday.

Enjoy!

Changes in 1.16.4 Release Candidate 1

  • Added an option to hide matched names

Hide matched names

  • Some servers send chat messages in non-standard formats. With this option on, the game will attempt to apply chat hiding anyway by matching the text in messages

Fixed bugs in 1.16.4 Release Candidate 1

  • MC-202614 - Search function in social interactions screen only finds names that begin with the letters that you typed in

Get the release candidate

Release candidates are available for Minecraft: Java Edition. To install the release candidate, open up the Minecraft Launcher and enable snapshots in the "Installations" tab.

Release candidates can corrupt your world, so please make a backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.

Cross-platform server jar:

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Adrian Östergård
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