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Minecraft 1.20.5 Release Candidate 2

A Minecraft Java Release Candidate

We're honestly starting to lose count at this point. Anyways! Here's 1.20.5 Release Candidate 2 coming in clutch with some bona fide bug fixes to round off the week.

Happy weekend mining!

Fixed bugs in 1.20.5 Release Candidate 2

  • MC-270862 - Firework Star item displays have inconsistent color updates
  • MC-270902 - Game unpauses when credits are played via pause menu
  • MC-270916 - Villagers can sell experimental enchantments without the 1.21 experiment enabled

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.

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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