For weeks now we’ve been reporting on beta builds and Pre-Releases for Minecraft that do little more than minor tweaks and improvements for the Nether Update, but things are a little different today. We now have an official release date for the Nether Update, meaning Pre-Release 8 for the Java Edition could very well be the last one we see before public release.
I for one am perfectly okay with this plan, seeing as we’ve been following the progress of the Nether Update for over six months now, but I’m also happy that Mojang Studios continues to fix issues and make sure everything is as awesome as possible before everyone gets a chance to enjoy it.
If you wat, you can check out the full changelog here and see all of the delicious bug fixes included, or skip that and find out how to install it. Or, you know, just wait a week until June 23, 2020, and get the full release on every platform imaginable.
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Minecraft is an inarguable and complete success. It has sold copies in the hundreds of millions, has a huge following of dedicated players, and lets you unlock your every creative desire. It’s also available on every platform imaginable, including Xbox One, Windows 10, Playstation 4, and Nintendo Switch. Play with anyone, and play anywhere.