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Minecraft 1.20.5 Pre-Release 3

A Minecraft Java Pre-Release

Back-to-back! Releasing yesterday was so much fun that we decided to ship another Pre-Release for Minecraft: Java Edition 1.20.5 today as well. This one is coming in hot with important bug & crash fixes.

Happy mining!

Technical Changes

  • The Data Pack version is now 41

Data Pack Version 41

  • Replaced Entity Type tag minecraft:punchable_projectiles with tag minecraft:redirectable_projectile forprojectiles which can be redirected by player attacks and projectiles

Fixed bugs in 1.20.5 Pre-Release 3

  • MC-269384 - Panorama sometimes spins quickly when exiting world
  • MC-270097 - Crash when set_ominous_bottle_amplifier item modifier sets out-of-range amplifier
  • MC-270375 - The screen repetitively flashes when changing the render distance and biome blend settings
  • MC-270608 - Projectiles can no longer deflect ghast fireballs
  • MC-270609 - Client requires a tick between StoreCookiePacket and TransferPacket for cookie to be stored
  • MC-270634 - Fireworks shot from Dispensers go much higher than before
  • MC-270668 - Item data serialization is significantly slower than before
  • MC-270799 - Player can no longer sprint/walk across one block gaps since 1.20.5 Pre-Release 2

Get the Pre-Release

Pre-Releases are available for Minecraft: Java Edition. To install the Pre-Release, open up the Minecraft Launcher and enable snapshots in the "Installations" tab.

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

Cross-platform server jar:

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