New Minecraft: Bedrock Edition beta includes more back-end account fixes for 'the Nether Update'

Minecraft Nether Update Beta Crimson Forest
Minecraft Nether Update Beta Crimson Forest (Image credit: Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • Minecraft is getting 'the Nether Update' on all platforms that overhauls the fiery Nether dimension.
  • Mojang Studios have been working hard on the update, and are nearing completion for this large release.
  • Recent betas and releases are all about bug fixes, and the latest one is no different.
  • It contains exactly one fix, but any bug fixes and improvements are greatly appreciated.

The closer we get to the release of the Nether Update for Minecraft, the less interesting new builds are going to be. For a while now, new releases have been minor tweaks and fixes galore, and the newest beta being released today is no different at all. In fact, build 1.16.0.68 contains exactly one fix over the last beta, but one that's still very important to ensure everyone gets the same great experience at launch.

The fix in this build is:

  • This week's beta includes more back-end fixes to address several issues with account sign in and multiplayer

We shouldn't be too far away from an actual release date, so relish every bug fix as we inch closer and closer. If you want to see the full blog post detailing this release, you can find that here. Otherwise, check out our guide on joining the Minecraft beta to get in on this very exciting action.

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