Minecraft 1.9 update release bumped to February 29th

Minecraft’s 1.9 update has been pushed back from February 25 to February 29 for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. Although Minecraft 1.9 Pre-Release 2 and 3 are now available, Mojang likely decided to push back the Minecraft 1.9 update to make sure all the bugs are squashed.

Mojang plans to release a full list of all the changes made between Minecraft 1.8 and Minecraft 1.9. For those that are interested, here is the full list of bugs fixed in Minecraft 1.9 Pre-Release 3:

  • [Bug MC-49888]: World bundled Resources Pack doesn’t work on server
  • [Bug MC-91173]: Eyes of Ender not targeting any of the new strongholds
  • [Bug MC-92079]: The Loading World GUI Overlay allows users to switch to another world while loading another world.
  • [Bug MC-92444]: Certain sounds are missing sound event name
  • [Bug MC-92525]: Signs only import first word on each line.
  • [Bug MC-94394]: black screen instead of credits [MP only]
  • [Bug MC-96004]: Books only import first word written
  • [Bug MC-97225]: Subtitle mistakes and typos
  • [Bug MC-97235]: Resource pack in minecraft world save file not working
  • [Bug MC-97389]: Horses are pushed into the wall on dismount
  • [Bug MC-97461]: MalformedJsonException when connecting to a 1.8.9 server with 1.9 pre release
  • [Bug MC-97491]: Spawner spawns entities with NBT tags and monster with no Pos tag at wrong position
  • [Bug MC-97521]: Missing sound for event: minecraft:entity.snowman.ambient
    entity

If you notice any new bugs, be sure to report them via the Minecraft bug tracker.

Thanks for the tip, Chris!

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