Release Notes - Minecraft: Java Edition - Version 1.16.2 Pre-release 2 - HTML format


  • [MC-69876] - Pistons at Y=1 do not push downwards / at Y=254 do not push upwards
  • [MC-124320] - Endermen can pick up and place snowless snowy grass blocks
  • [MC-130558] - Item frames cannot be emptied if gamerule doEntityDrops is set to false
  • [MC-134084] - If gamerule sendCommandFeedback is disabled, /msg or /tell don't display the message to the sender
  • [MC-136553] - Dyes in creative inventory are in reverse order
  • [MC-152037] - Powered, activator and detector rails are deleted when pushed/pulled onto a block they cannot be placed on
  • [MC-169203] - Sloped redstone type rail not dropping item when pushed by piston to a spot without adjacent block
  • [MC-176491] - Nylium randomly catches fire from lava and burns infinitely
  • [MC-177684] - Cocoa beans, bone meal and lapis between dyes in creative inventory
  • [MC-177733] - Powered & Activator Rail Dupe
  • [MC-187357] - Strongholds will not generate in floating_islands or caves preset
  • [MC-189736] - "distance" within predicate no longer works
  • [MC-190552] - Demo mode resets position and inventory upon launch
  • [MC-190859] - floating_islands or caves buffet worlds no longer generate strongholds and ender eyes do not locate previously generated strongholds after upgrading to 1.16
  • [MC-192136] - Lava damage works differently than in previous versions
  • [MC-192236] - Endermen can place blocks on top of item frames on the floor
  • [MC-192371] - Paintings in the same block space pop off when chunk loads
  • [MC-192845] - Block Event Lag in 1.16 is excessive
  • [MC-194867] - Minecarts come out the wrong side of a nether portal and lose momentum when coming back to overworld
  • [MC-194953] - Custom Biomes are not useable in Predicates
  • [MC-195803] - Mob kill statistics are formatted in reverse: "N killed you <mob> times"
  • [MC-195851] - "Hat" layer on helmets detaches from Piglins' heads while bartering
  • [MC-196245] - Charged creeper does not always drop skull if zombie variants are nearby
  • [MC-196441] - Stonecutter/Smithing Table recipes are not given after crafting a stack of more than one
  • [MC-196469] - F1 hides the nausea green tint
  • [MC-196473] - Pufferfish gives Nausea II instead of the maximum of Nausea I
  • [MC-196653] - Creating multiple datapack dimensions which reference the same dimension_type string causes "unregistered dimension" crash
  • [MC-196743] - Custom/modified biomes don't work in the overworld

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