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Minecraft: Pocket Edition version 0.12.1 Build 8 has been released and now, it can be tested. However, since this version is currently in ALPHA phase, there are a lot of bugs and issues that will need to get fixed.

In other words, if you want to use a bug-free Minecraft: Pocket Edition, just use the one that’s available on the official Store of the operating system that your mobile device is using.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition version 0.12.1 Build 8: Changes

  • Explosions have been changed
  • The control layout screen has received lots of tweaks
  • From now on, the nametags will be visible from farther away
  • By hitting your head on the ceiling, you will get a slight jump delay

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  • The Ghasts’ hitboxes are now bigger than usual
  • The experience orbs are now burned by fire or lava
  • You can now obtain beetroots crops from the village farms
  • The input is now smoother and more responsive than before, especially when scrolling within panes
  • From now on, lava will prevent fall damage
  • You can select the player list from the game menu using the d-pad
  • From now on, all enchantments will show their level.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition version 0.12.1 Build 8: Fixes

  • The blocks can no longer be selected via the d-pad or hotbar
  • When closing and reopening the game, all the items will keep their enchantments
  • When placing a bottle in a brewing stand, it will no longer disappear
  • The enchantments tables are not working properly in multiplayer mode
  • The sneaking button is now working as it should
  • In case the controllers are connected when you start the game, they will be properly recognized

Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.15 Alpha

  • The mobs will not jump anymore on soul sand
  • The skins are now refreshing when returning to the Skin Selecting screen
  • The invert Y-axis is now properly working
  • A random multiplayer crash has been fixed
  • Jumps works again when holding the forward button
  • Sitting dogs will not be suffocated anymore under accumulating snow
  • The experience bar is no longer overflowing the toolbar
  • The Android clients will no longer get trial warnings.

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