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Previous updates


Pre-Release | 0.1.0
0.1.1 | 0.1.2 | 0.1.3
0.2.0 | 0.2.1 | 0.2.1 Alpha 2
0.3.0 | 0.3.2 | 0.3.3
0.4.0 | 0.4.0 rev 2 | 0.5.0
0.6.0 | 0.6.1 | 0.7.0
0.7.1 | 0.7.2 | 0.7.3
0.7.4 | 0.7.5 | 0.7.6
0.8.0 | 0.8.1 | 0.8.2
0.9.0 | 0.9.1 | 0.9.2
0.9.3 | 0.9.4 | 0.9.5
0.10.0 | 0.10.1 | 0.10.2
0.10.3 | 0.10.4 | 0.10.5
0.11.0 | 0.11.1 | 0.12.1
0.12.2 | 0.12.3 | 0.13.0
0.13.1 | 0.13.2 | 0.14.0
0.14.1 | 0.14.2 | 0.14.3
0.15.0 | 0.15.1 | 0.15.2
0.15.3 | 0.15.4 | 0.15.6
0.15.7 | 0.15.8 | 0.15.9
0.15.10 | 0.16.0 | 0.16.1
0.16.2 | 1.0 | 1.0.1 | 1.0.2
1.0.3 | 1.0.4 | 1.0.5 | 1.0.6 | 1.0.7 | 1.0.8


Current update
Update 1.0.9


Amazon Appstore: 1.0.9
Google Play: 1.0.9
iOS App Store: 1.0.9
Windows 10 Store: 1.0.9


Current Beta

1.1 Build 7

Upcoming updates
Update 1.1


V · T · E

Update 0.8.0 was a large update for Minecraft Pocket Edition which added a lot of new features. It was released on the Apple App Store and the Amazon Store on December 12th, 2013. 

Additions

Blocks

Crops

Items

Foods

Tweaks

General

  • Mining speed in Creative Mode increases near mining limit (8 blocks per second)

Blocks/Items

  • Bone Meal is nerfed like in the PC Edition (no longer instantly grows crops to full size (except for sugar cane), and only speeds up the growth of melon and pumpkin stems by one stage)
  • Fire and Lava will now ignite TNT
  • Redstone Ore now drops Redstone when mined
  • Sideways pointing Wood Logs
  • New Bow rendering and animated Items
  • New Fire effect
  • Remade Painting rendering
  • Thrown Eggs now spawn baby Chickens

Graphics

  • 3D Clouds with new tessellation algorithm
  • Held items are now rendered in 3D, and bob up and down slightly
  • Lighter colored Water, Sky, and Grass
  • Water fades to non-transparent in the distance (iOS only)
  • Mipmaps (iOS only)
  • Refactored most of the rendering to use indexed VBOs
    • Remade Arrow model
    • Inventory is now rendered using cached VBOs
    • New Sky rendering using a triangle fan
  • Separated far and near Chunks in two queues for performance reasons
    • Fog only on far chunks
    • Transparency only on near chunks
    • Alpha-test-only layers are hidden in far chunks
  • Lighting
    • Stencil Shadows
    • Dynamic PC-like lighting on entities
    • Ambient light tinting
    • Light direction depends on sunlight direction - affects shadows (exclusive to PE)

Inventory/GUI

  • Creative Inventory Additions
  • Transparent hotbar
  • Tapping the [...] will close the inventory while open.
  • Craftable recipes are shown first in the crafting screen
  • When selecting an item in the inventory it replaces the one in the selected slot
  • Changed the flow of Inventory for the Armor/Crafting screens so that the back button goes back to Inventory

Mobs

New defaults and changed options

  • Added far (256) and farthest (400) rendering distances
  • Removed Smooth Lighting option (now always on)
  • Fancy Graphics is now on by default
  • Default rendering distance is now far

Textures

  • Brought all textures from PC
  • New texture atlas and texture generator script
  • Changed textures:

Video

Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.820:00

Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.8.0 Full Update Review - All Features - Gameplay

Gallery

Update 0.8.0/Gallery

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