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Minecraft 1.17.1 Release Candidate 2

A Minecraft Java Release Candidate

A first and hopefully only Release Candidate for Minecraft: Java Edition 1.17.1 is now available in the launcher, fixing a few more crashes and bugs. If nothing critical is found, we expect this to be released as the full version of 1.17.1 on Tuesday, July 6th.

Update: A second Release Candidate for Minecraft Java Edition 1.17.1 is now available in the launcher, fixing some critical issues.

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Download the latest datapack.

Fixed bugs in 1.17.1 Release Candidate 1

  • MC-230716 - “death.attack.dryout” and “death.attack.dryout.player” display raw translation strings (are untranslated)

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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