Minecraft News – 1.8.2 coming February 19th


Minecraft update 1.8.2 will release Thursday 19th February

Minecraft on PC is due its next update this week. On Thursday 19th February version 1.8.2 will be deployed, and lots of changes and updates will be made to the game. What will be new? There’s a massive list of new statistics, so the game will track even more things you’e been doing. Expect to be able to see how many slices of cake you’ve eaten, how many plants you’ve potted, and how many items you’ve enchanted. There’s also a new frame time graph in the debug screen.

Check out this huge lists to see all the changes. There will be a pre-release on Monday 16th, but the final, full release of the update will be Thursday 19th.


New statistics
Cake Slices Eaten
Cauldrons Filled
Water Taken from Cauldron
Armor Pieces Cleaned
Banners Cleaned
Interactions with Brewing Stand
Interactions with Beacon
Droppers Searched
Hoppers Searched
Dispensers Searched
Noteblocks played
Noteblocks tuned
Plants potted
Trapped Chests Triggered
Ender Chests Opened
Items Enchanted
Records Played
Interactions with Furnace
Interactions with Crafting Table
Chests Opened

New frame time graph in debug screen
Activated by pressing Alt+F3 to display frame time bar chart in lower left of screen


Spectator Mode
Mobs no longer follow/attack you in spectator mode

Reverted explosion physic changes to those before the 14w31a snapshot.
Explosion force is no longer directionally biased

Oak and Dark oak trees
Oak and Dark oak branches no longer replace blocks

Now ignore bedrock above them when determining a clear view to the sky.


From released versions before 1.8.2
MC-417 – Arrows first bounce back then appear at correct location
MC-1973 – Items placed into a beacon are lost upon destroying it or reloading a world
MC-3885 – Arrows shot into the underside of a block appear black
MC-4405 – Beacons work inconsistently in the Nether
MC-8578 – Hopper sometimes doesn’t suck items above when they are overlaying
MC-10176 – Oak/Dark Oak Tree Branches can replace all solid blocks (including Bedrock and Barrier)
MC-40275 – Credit screen/End Poem music not playing correctly
MC-41881 – Hopper minecart acts like it is in a different position
MC-42192 – WitherSkulls flash for a brief moment when being summoned
MC-44634 – Invulnerable Fireballs are invisible/being client-side rendered on hit
MC-47683 – Black particles when breaking a block / Torch particles dark
MC-48219 – Keyboard input causes mouse look to stutter or jerk (Fixed in LWJGL 2.9.3)
MC-48969 – Tellraw crashes if clickEvent is an URL without “http://”
MC-49704 – Mooshroom udder texture does not display correctly
MC-50769 – Mooshrooms incorrectly display custom mushroom models
MC-51573 – Hostile mobs continue to follow/attack you in spectator mode
MC-51804 – Corner fences / cobblestone wall with a block next to them turn black (Smooth lighting off)
MC-64444 – Wither Skulls are being rendered for a moment
MC-65697 – Explosion force on entities is directionally biased
MC-66089 – Explosion physics changed, range of some TNT cannons greatly reduced
MC-67727 – Beacons in Nether need clear path to “sky”
MC-71163 – Bed can overlap when placed on grass
MC-73866 – Game crash when an item is thrown into a nether portal.
MC-74686 – Marker armorstand block placing issue
MC-74866 – Chunk flickering (only Intel HD Graphics / Driver version
MC-75083 – Single Player: Can’t select any of the previous created worlds in Java 8 (Fixed by installing Java 7) (Windows 8)
MC-75195 – Armor stands with the “Marker” tag set to 1 don’t show their nametag
MC-75722 – Buy a realm has no “Back” button with no internet connection
MC-75885 – World generator crashes when generating pumpkins (e.g. seed “Cows”)
MC-76239 – Minecraft Realms main menu button’s text between quotation marks
MC-76611 – villages.dat stores player names instead of UUIDs
MC-76650 – Glass Pane image flipped
MC-76747 – Various particles near world border rendered incorrectly.

From the 1.8 development versions
MC-57769 – Server Console spams “0”
MC-58184 – Cocoa block texture bug
MC-59549 – Graphical Arrow Glitch in Position
MC-60859 – Regular stone villages spawning desert biomes
MC-61475 – Using /setblock to set block entities with items in their inventory does not update comparators adjacent to the block entity
MC-61897 – Crash when dispensing any minecart types out of upside-down dispensers onto powered rails or activator rails
MC-70104 – Arrow visual glitch (fake arrow)
From the 1.8.1 development versions
MC-73062 – Ambiguous Realms error “Incompatible client, consider updating” at newest snapshot
MC-73406 – Beacon stops working at a certain height