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Minecraft 1.20.6 Release Candidate 1

A Minecraft Java Release Candidate

We missed release day so much, we made Friday a release day! Here is Release Candidate 1 for 1.20.6, a hotfix release intended to fix a few critical issues. If nothing further critical is found, we expect to release this hotfix early next week. Happy mining!

Fixed bugs in 1.20.6 Release Candidate 1

  • MC-271109 - Trader llama inventory shifted, partially lost during upgrade

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.

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