Maine Craft
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Latest Bedrock Maine Craft The update has arrived and it’s a big deal, folks. Version 1.19.30 brings with it a heap of gameplay updates, bug fixes, and technical improvements, making mine crafting a more enjoyable experience than ever (hopefully).

There’s a lot more to go over, so we’re diving right in (note: the links coded in the details below will take you to each reference error ticket, in case you want more info):

Vanilla Equivalence:


  • Fireball entity collision box has been modified to match the Java version
  • The enchantment table now beeps when an item is enchanted
  • Amethyst blocks no longer make a sound when jumping off them
  • The lower texture of the watermelon block is fixed to match the upper texture (MCPE-31035)
  • The item stack popup animation will now only play when a new item is added to the stack (MCPE-23995)
  • Fixed an issue where light blocks would be removed when a protective shield was placed on top of them (MCPE-151856)
  • Some structures names in the /locate command have been changed to contain underscores, as in Java Edition (eg oldcity -> old_city); Old contacts will still work but won’t appear in autocomplete
  • Fixed an issue where boats with chests would not drop the contents of the chest when destroyed by the kill command / (MCPE-160186)
  • Eating the soup now will leave the empty bowl in the hole it was eaten from (MCPE-56367)
  • Drinking a potion now will leave the empty bottle in the slot you drank it from instead of the first empty stock slot (MCPE-26436)
  • Oak and mangrove fence gates are now flammable (MCPE-160098)


  • Fixed accessbox size in Hoglin and Zoglin and range of clicks to match the Java version (MCPE-65424)
  • Increased Sculk Shrieker and Sculk Sensor generation rates in Deep Dark and Ancient Cities to better match the Java version (MCPE-153525)
  • Cat head position while seated has been modified to match the Java version (MCPE-46668)
  • If a villager has a Nametag, it will now be displayed along with their trade class (MCPE-152644)

Spectator mode (beta)

  • Headers are no longer displayed while in spectator mode (MCPE-156929)
  • Lava Cauldrons spectator players no longer show the burning animation (MCPE-160331)
  • Spectator mode players are no longer affected by the effect of snow powder mist (MCPE-156683)
  • Unfortunately, any captive animals will no longer follow onlookers (MCPE-157065)
  • Spectator mode players no longer emit particles while running (MCPE-160397)
  • Spectator players to whom status effects have been applied no longer emit particles (MCPE-160398)
  • Endermen no longer get angry with players in spectator mode (MCPE-156742)
  • Scenes mode players can no longer interact with the Sculk sensors by swimming in water or lava (MCPE-153879)
  • Players who switch to scene mode will undo any hooks attached to them
  • Players in spectator mode can no longer be pushed to blasts (MCPE-156687)
  • Snow powder no longer emits particles when spectators move through it (MCPE-153876)
  • The drip thrower no longer tilts when touched by spectator players (MCPE-156686)
  • Spectator players now keep their equipped inventory and items upon death (MCPE-156681)
  • Spectators can no longer attract the attention of a mob when carrying their favorite food (MCPE-153882)
  • The /testfor command can now target spectators (MCPE-158042)
  • The viewer game mode can no longer be entered via the /gamemode 6 command, only via the /gamemode viewator
  • Spectators using touch controls can no longer break boats and Minecarts (MCPE-158307)
  • Parrots sitting on the player’s shoulder now jump when entering spectator mode
  • Animals and mobs with Follow_Owner Behavior no longer follows onlookers
  • Animals and mobs with find_mount Behavior no longer tries to ride the spectators
  • Spectator mode players will not feel cold feet and now the Frost Walker magic does not affect the water
  • Puffer fish no longer interact with nearby spectators


performance / stability

  • Fixed a bug that would rarely cause a villager’s bounding box to not sync with the server when sleeping
  • Fixed a bug that caused an accidental crash when loading players into the family
  • The game no longer crashes when browsing the market
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when resuming a game on Xbox
  • Fixed a bug where deleting worlds synced to the cloud would not delete the world cloud version when the player deleted the world locally
  • Fixed PlayStation 4 audio clipping issues during low frame rate (MCPE-158902)
  • Fixed a crash issue with unpainted Shulkers
  • Most common Marketplace connectivity issues will now resolve automatically when conditions improve without the need to restart Minecraft (MCPE-155025)
  • Fixed performance issues when Striders are being ridden by Baby Striders (MCPE-146478)
  • Fixed a crash that could occur on some devices when loading into worlds with texture packs applied (MCPE-160800)
  • Fixed a crash when loading a world without a name using the “Play on Realm” button


  • Music is now included in the mobile app and no longer has to be downloaded from Marketplace
  • Fixed an issue where the player could see the inside of the Top Snow when diving into it while wearing the Elytra
  • Fireballs can no longer travel through gates to prevent a problem as they can become permanently stuck (MCPE-160938)
  • Pressing the Ctrl and Alt keys together will not stop the Alt key


  • Endermen no longer get mad at creative players (MCPE-42977)
  • Fixed a bug that caused leads with Allays to be cut off after the owner player changes dimensions (MCPE-158955)
  • Animation has been modified for ram goats to slowly lower their head when preparing to ram (MCPE-129477)
  • The Enderman’s teleportation range has been reduced to 32x32x32 to ensure that he cannot eliminate himself by teleporting (MCPE-152268)
  • Bees and bees should no longer hang from lanterns or other low hanging objects (MCPE-155777)
  • EDU Toggle: NPC names are displayed by default while you are only looking at them


  • The clay brick slab can now be positioned as a top slab via commands (MCPE-157852)
  • Banners now spawn correctly in newly created structures (MCPE-160696)
  • Coral fans now look identical when placed facing north, west, east, and south (MCPE-125311)
  • White Glazed Terracotta is no longer missing from the Creative Mode menu and can be accessed again through commands
  • Seaweed and kelp are no longer classified as ornamental coral in the Creative Mode menu (MCPE-44034)
  • Fixed a bug where some blocks that required a support block (eg carpet or crops) would not appear on maps when placed on an incomplete block or on top of an air block (MCPE-159713)
  • The iron bars are no longer missing from the creative mode inventory and can be accessed again through commands (MCPE-160253)
  • Piston animation when extending and retracting is now smooth (MCPE-155987)
  • It is no longer possible to get old seedlings in stock by block picking


  • Fixed falling of items attached to the edge of flowing water (MCPE-157167)
  • When the fire is lit, the fire cover no longer interferes with the retaining elements (MCPE-147776)
  • Mangrove, Crimson, and Warped Planks can now be used to repair Shields (MCPE-158940)
  • Fixed a regression where a non-corrupt tool, such as an axe, when changing the name on an anvil, would fail to function properly when used for the first time (MCPE-152637)

user interface

  • Fixed a bug where the name tag background was slightly offset (MCPE-160254)
  • Fixed a bug in the user interface where enchanted skins had bits of texture not displaying the glitter animation (MCPE-98929)
  • Added new disconnection error messages to better highlight the area where the connection was lost
  • Character Creator Shows in Marketplace will no longer lose their thumbnails when exiting the Dressing Room
  • Added “Retry” button to Xbox cloud sync prompt
  • Stacks of items are now merged together after the tick limit is set
  • Added missing settings button on packages in updated “Create New World” screen
  • Added new error message regarding disconnection – “Unable to connect, please restart client”
  • Fixed an issue causing messages containing non-Unicode characters to have incorrect spaces
  • NPC names are now shown by default while you’re just looking at them
  • The arrow in the well designed pocket UI is now snugly fitted without any cutting issues
  • The error “Cannot connect to market” will not be misread by the text-to-speech reader
  • Raid bar is no longer stuck after breaking family to cancel raid (MCPE-152851)


  • Player textures and UI elements should not turn pink after playing for a long time on densely populated servers (MCPE-105487)
  • Fixed an issue where some watery textures with waterlogged blocks would display the wrong texture (MCPE-156281)
  • Fixed an issue where lava and water flowing textures would not appear on some iOS devices
  • Sky in The End’s dimension won’t look static when entering while it rains in the Overworld (MCPE-148843)

Phew! Here you are. If there’s anything else you’ve noticed that you think might need fixing, check it out Tag it with Mojang.

Are there any improvements listed above that you were hoping to see? How often do you still play Minecraft? Let us know in the comments!

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