What's new in Minecraft Beta & Preview

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The first changes from the upcoming Minecraft 1.20 update are already here. Meet the Minecraft Beta We will highlight only the most important, the full Changelog can be found here.

What's new?

The developers informed in advance that 4 innovations can be tested today, October 19.

Don't forget to enable experimental options.


  • Spawn in deserted villages
  • Can be saddled together using a saddle
  • Mobs don't attack because you're sitting too high
  • He jumps far thanks to his long legs
  • They can walk over fences without a sweat


Hanging Signs

Crafting: with 2 chains and 6 stripped logs of your preferred wood type. Crafting results in 6 Hanging Signs.

Hanging Signs.

Chiseled Bookshelf

Can store Books, Book and Quills, Written Books, and Enchanted Books. Crafting: with 6 planks and 3 wooden slabs. Holds up to 6 books.

Redstone: Comparators can detect the last book placed/removed. Perfect for hiding secrets in your spooky library.

Chiseled Bookshelf.

Bamboo Wood Set

A new set of Bamboo wood blocks are now available.

New wood blocks
  • Bamboo Planks
  • Bamboo Door
  • Bamboo Trapdoor
  • Bamboo Sign
  • Bamboo Stairs
  • Bamboo Slab
  • Bamboo Fence
  • Bamboo Fence Gate
  • Bamboo Button
  • Bamboo Pressure Plate

Added a unique Bamboo Raft and Bamboo Chest Raft which can be crafted like normal boats, but with Bamboo Planks. They function the same as ordinary boats, but have a unique look to them.

Bamboo Wood Set.

If you want to read about all the changes, open the official Changelog.

What do you think about the update? Write in the comments.