Minecraft 1.13 pre-release 3

Minecraft: Java Edition - Update Aquatic Pre-Release

The second pre-release for Update Aquatic is now available!

Changes in 1.13-pre1

  • New Update Aquatic title screen
  • Three brand new pieces of music by C418
  • You can now tab-complete in command blocks again
  • Fixed bugs!

Changes in 1.13-pre2

  • Title screen should now be more optimised
  • Reverted the bark block changes from the first pre-release
  • Various performance optimisations
  • You can now combine 9 ice to create 1 packed ice
  • Fixed a bunch of bugs

Changes in 1.13-pre3

  • Lots and lots of bug fixes!
  • Some optimizations!

Fixed bugs in 1.13-pre1

  • MC-122134 - Tab-completion in command blocks no longer works
  • MC-122940 - After executing the /reload command, clicking on recipe book recipes does not work
  • MC-124123 - Crash upon loading world: Non [a-z0-9/._-] character in path of location: minecraft:Zombie
  • MC-124972 - Game crashes during the loading world, when creating a superflat world with oceanmonument tag
  • MC-127142 - Failed to create block entity DUMMY (path of location: minecraft:DUMMY)
  • MC-129625 - Sea grass changes to air pockets when upgrading from 18w16a to 18w20a+
  • MC-130463 - Sponges do not absorb bubble columns
  • MC-130521 - Leaves placed by hand disappear if not touching log or bark after a reload

Fixed bugs in 1.13-pre2

  • MC-35856 - Multiple background songs playing at one time / automatic music overlap (not Jukebox music)
  • MC-102403 - Persistent/unchangeable sounds after (re-)opening a world
  • MC-121628 - Horse armor textures z-fighting.
  • MC-121714 - Unable to save screenshots and world icons if the path contains non-ASCII characters
  • MC-121832 - Z-fighting on skeleton horse texture
  • MC-122864 - Tamed llamas, donkeys, and mules cannot be named with a name tag
  • MC-123007 - Z-fighting on zombie horse texture
  • MC-123366 - Item right click actions don't work whilst looking at a block in adventure mode
  • MC-123811 - Horses (and llamas, etc) show default name as "HorseChest"
  • MC-124364 - Horse skin and armor textures not applied correctly to horse model
  • MC-125363 - Items fail to remain on surface
  • MC-125744 - Entity predicates for advancements fail if "type" not specified
  • MC-127099 - Kelp isn't completely removed when sponge removes the water
  • MC-127320 - Drowned do not recognize tridents as weapons they can pick up
  • MC-127921 - Horses' health bars interfere with the air bubble bar.
  • MC-128241 - Dolphins can sit in boats
  • MC-129262 - Zombie horses don't sink in water like other undead mobs
  • MC-129374 - Crash on 32 bit JVMs: "Unable to bootstrap datafixers" due to stack overflow
  • MC-129500 - Map displays 1 deep water as dry land.
  • MC-129712 - Team Suffix resets after restarting world
  • MC-129895 - Concrete powder's falling sand entities lose NBT data when upgrading from 1.12.2 to snapshots
  • MC-130014 - When updating villagers trade carved pumpkin instead of pumpkins
  • MC-130059 - Bubble column particles (from falling) have missing texture
  • MC-130145 - Text over the hotbar does not reflect item rarity colours
  • MC-130200 - Items in saved creative toolbars upgrade improperly from 1.12.2 to 1.13-pre1
  • MC-130524 - Beds turn invisible when upgrading from 1.11.2 or below
  • MC-130577 - Armor doesn't always line up with Drowned model
  • MC-130722 - Slime blocks diffuse light
  • MC-130779 - Title-Screen Lag High GPU Usage
  • MC-130800 - Normal terracotta disappears from chests when upgrading from 1.12 to 1.13-pre1
  • MC-130858 - Pistons are no longer transparent
  • MC-130936 - Carpets on llamas removed when loading 1.12 map
  • MC-130942 - Errors, warnings and 10 second freeze on loading list of singleplayer worlds
  • MC-130945 - Command tab completion does not work in command blocks with command suggestions off
  • MC-131125 - InhabitedTime set to zero after update from 1.12.2 (Local Difficulty)
  • MC-131155 - Saving structure which has not been saved before logs error "Couldn't load structure"

Fixed bugs in 1.13-pre3

  • MC-131706 - Water doesn't destroy carpet
  • MC-131633 - Mobs get stuck on carpet
  • MC-131458 - Cobwebs don't appear on maps
  • MC-131419 - Squids, fish, and dolphins don't suffocate on land
  • MC-131416 - Conversion of a 2013 world crashes as of 1.13
  • MC-131400 - Structure names allow trailing dots for folder names
  • MC-131343 - Crash when clicking on a recipe in the recipe book without sufficient ingredients
  • MC-131154 - Resource locations allow empty path pieces
  • MC-130778 - End return portals don't return you to the centre End Island
  • MC-130690 - EntityTag for spawn eggs is not working
  • MC-130667 - Flowing water freezes in frozen biomes.
  • MC-130554 - Waterlogged blocks have a full cube hitbox
  • MC-130486 - Side of water and lava not rendered besides non-full-height blocks
  • MC-130475 - Boats immediately sink when placed on water
  • MC-130374 - vSync turns off in fullscreen mode
  • MC-130169 - Enchanted items with capitals in enchantment ID cause crash (path of location: minecraft:Cookie)
  • MC-129526 - Grass and ferns don't show up on a map
  • MC-128558 - Swamp Hills (mutated_swampland) biomes have wrong colored water (light yellow)
  • MC-128237 - Conduits, kelp, coral (fans), and tall grass have full hitboxes
  • MC-128071 - Desert rabbits were the wrong color, but now they are missing
  • MC-127720 - Baby horses have long necks
  • MC-127326 - Rain splash particles don't appear on the surface of the water
  • MC-127109 - Nether caves under lava oceans don't fill up with lava properly
  • MC-127044 - Waterlogged blocks don't move entities if the water in them is flowing
  • MC-126809 - minecraft:exploration_map loot table function only works on block containers
  • MC-126138 - No rain sound in ocean
  • MC-126038 - Observers getting moved in "on" state rather than "off" state
  • MC-125644 - Dispenser filled with bone meal cannot create sea grass
  • MC-124876 - Villagers requesting tools with no damage provided specifically want Damage:0
  • MC-124325 - Nested /execute commands can only store success/result once
  • MC-124174 - Game crash when give yourself an item with empty name
  • MC-124025 - Terracotta, spawn egg and entity statistics are lost on world upgrade
  • MC-123362 - SuccessCount of command blocks use the "result" return value of a command instead of "success"
  • MC-123011 - Scores on scoreboard objectives created with old stats causes scoreboards to not store changes to scoreboard.dat
  • MC-122498 - Some advancements and recipes are not upgraded when opening world in 17w47+
  • MC-35856 - Multiple background /title songs playing at one time / automatic music overlap (not Jukebox music)
  • MC-258 - Most text boxes / chat / scroll bars revert when the window changes size, fullscreen mode is toggled, or fullscreened game is tabbed into

Get the pre-release

To install the pre-release, open up the Minecraft Launcher and enable snapshots in the "Launch Options" tab.

Pre-releases can corrupt your world, please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.

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Written by
Adrian Östergård

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