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Minecraft 1.20.5 Pre-Release 4

A Minecraft Java Pre-Release

And back again! Here comes the fourth Pre-Release of 1.20.5. Similar story this time around, fixing some important issues.

Happy crafting!

Technical Changes

  • The Resource Pack version is now 32

Resource Pack Version 32

  • The shift in TTF glyph providers is now restricted to the range [-512; 512]

Fixed bugs in 1.20.5 Pre-Release 4

  • MC-270666 - The game tries to spawn bogged without experimental feature "update 1.21" active (but failed)
  • MC-270825 - Certain simulation distance values cannot be saved visually
  • MC-270838 - Stationary fireballs can no longer be redirected
  • MC-270845 - Summoned wind charges can no longer be redirected

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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