Minecraft 1.16.5 Release Candidate 1
A Minecraft Java Release Candidate
We're now releasing 1.16.5 Release Candidate 1, which addresses two critical stability issues. If no further critical issues are found, we plan to release 1.16.5 on Friday. We hope to release another Caves & Cliffs snapshot next week.
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