The RTX Update
Windows 10: 1.16.20002.0
8. Dezember 2020
Server Windows Linux
1.16.200 is an upcoming minor update to Bedrock Edition with no set release date, which will add some of the first features from the Caves & Cliffs update behind experiments toggle, new audio settings, ray-tracing features, changes to death messages and fix bugs. 
Added the following new death messages:
"[player] was sniped by [mob]" (Killed by a
shulker bullet) "[player] was spitballed by [mob]" (Killed by llama spit)
Added a UI startup screen to inform players if they are on outdated graphics drivers.
Added more settings to the Audio settings to match Java Edition:
Weather Added "Upscaling", "Ray Tracing" and "Ray Tracing Render Distance" to the Video settings, ported from the RTX Beta. These options can only be toggled if the user has the required min-spec hardware.
Upscaling used to boost frame rates on GeForce RTX graphics cards with NVIDIA DLSS 2.0.
Ray Tracing used to toggle the Ray Tracing on or off.
Ray Tracing Render Distance used to control the chunk render distance ray tracing are visible at once.
Changed the texture of the worn netherite leggings model.
Changed the following new death messages to match Java Edition:
"[player] was shot by skeleton" (Replaces "...shot by arrow" for
skeletons) "[player] was impaled to death by [player/mob]" (Replaces "...slain by Trident")
"[player] was fireballed by [player/mob]" (Replaces "...slain by Blaze/Ghast")
Added various UI elements to communicate ray tracing capabilities in the Marketplace (Windows 10 Only)
Resource packs in the Marketplace are now aware of ray tracing capabilities and will display a label indicating support in the UI
Attempting to purchase and/or download a resource pack that requires ray tracing will notify the user of a purchasing error when that user does not have the required min-spec hardware.
Windows 10 now uses OpenXR to support Windows MR and Oculus VR.
Renamed "Master Volume" to "Main" in the Audio settings.
Windows 10 now uses the new rendering engine RenderDragon.
Map Making and Add-on
Updated templates for 1.16.200 with new resources, behaviors, and documentation
Old command versions now use the previous position instead of current one
Changed texture atlas padding size from 0 to 1 when disabling mipmap
to get a ground plane direction that doesn't return up or down
Added the ability to put block models into the models/blocks folder
Added the ability for item triggers to send events to the block they are interacting with (when there is one such as
Added the ability to query the interacted face for both interactions with blocks and using in an item. Face can be queried with
no longer throw content errors when valid effect names are passed in
Added documentation for to make creators aware they can use the value "all" in effect to remove all mob effects from a target
Fixed a bug where UI screen reader did not read the screen title in-game
Fixed a bug where the UI screen reader did not read the shortcut button on the Pause Screen
Fixed a bug where the UI screen reader did not read the title on the Profile and Edit Character screens
Fixed an issue where the numbering of buttons in the Pause screen was wrong when using text-to-speech
Fixed several issues regarding text contrast
Fixed a bug where UI screen reader did not read the screen title and shortcut buttons on the Invite to game Screen
Fixed an issue where the screen reader was not reading updates often enough on some devices
Fixed the screen reader so messages with controller icons in the Chat Screen are read correctly
UI Screen Reader now reads the Open Chat Message while Text To Speech For Chat is turned off
Fixed an issue where the Servers tab would not correctly read text-to-speech prompts when not signed into a Microsoft account
Fixed various issues where text-to-speech indices on the start screen were not correct
Fixed issues where user interface controls would be improperly indexed in text-to-speech for popup modals
Reduced transparency on top row of buttons in Touch UI to improve readability
Performance and Stability
Fixed several crashes that could occur during gameplay
Large numbers of scheduled instant updates should no longer crash the game (
) MCPE-94942 Fixed occasional crash when going through a portal or flying around
Fixed a crash that would occasionally occur while flying or moving around the game world
Fixed a bug where Minecraft would occasionally crash when loading a local world
Only preview items will be shown in crafting screen when auto crafting an item on controller. This prevents rapid updates of the recipe book
Fixed a bug where End Portal blocks were not removed after an End Portal Frame block is destroyed. Filled blocks other than end portal blocks will remain in place
Fixed paperdoll such that it can now always be rotated with the mouse when in the dressing room (
) MCPE-101210 'Strawberry Blonde' color now has correct name in the character creator (
) MCPE-102674 Fixed a bug where if the view bobbing setting was disabled the player's hand would still bob (
) MCPE-79380 Fixed an issue where loot tables with a function produced incorrect loot items
Death message bugfixes (
, MCPE-30360 )
MC-116558 Death message for being shot by Shulker is now "sniped by shulker" instead of "slain by shulkerBullet"
Death message for being fireballed by Blaze or Ghast is now "fireballed by <Blaze / Ghast>" instead of "slain by <Blaze / Ghast>"
Death message for being shot by Skeleton is now "shot by skeleton" instead of "shot by arrow"
Death message for being spit at by Llama is now "spitballed by Llama" instead of "slain by Llama spit"
Death message for being killed with a trident is now "was impaled to death by " instead of "slain by Trident" Nether Brick Blocks are once again craftable (
) MCPE-101736 Fixed the number of Nether Bricks in the Crafting Table (
) MCPE-101818 Double chests no longer lose contents when reloading the world (
) MCPE-102970 Compass is no longer consumed when used on a Lodestone in creative mode (
) MCPE-96258 Cocoa Pods generated in jungle now generate in the proper direction (
) MCPE-102399 Signs no longer replace decorations when attempting to place in the same space as the decoration
Right-clicking a snow block with a shovel no longer breaks the snow block
Dirt paths (formerly grass path) can now be made by using a shovel on dirt, podzol, mycelium or course dirt (as well as grass)
Updated the Netherite leggings texture (
) MCPE-103016 Twisting Vines can no longer be placed on Composter blocks while sneaking (
) MCPE-78973 Netherite Armor now gives a ninety percent reduction in Knockback ( ) MCPE-77430
Increased allowed spawn distance for raid mobs as well as improved the ability to find a valid raid spawn position
Villagers will no longer steal workstations from each other (
) MCPE-43071 Mobs no longer randomly stop attacking and following their targets (
) MCPE-48144 Piglins that are close together can no longer pick up the same item if it's dropped between them
Mobs no longer spawn in Wither Roses (
) MCPE-97331 Bees now only exit at the front of Bee Hives and Bee Nests
Bees will no longer stray more than 22 blocks from their home Beehive ( ) MCPE-60252
commands now play the sound correctly for all players in range
command duration is now capped at 1,000,000 seconds (
/effect ) MCPE-92916 Add ticking area commands performed in the same tick now disallow adding areas with the same name twice
Placeholder text message for the
command success no longer returns to player (
/titleraw ) MCPE-63618 argument is no longer ignored in
's times command
Graphics, Textures, and User Interface
Update Zombified Piglin texture to remove flickering of loincloth (
) MCPE-96793 "Classic Controls - Intense" font color now matches the surrounding text in VR Controls menu
[X] button in Chat Settings is no longer present when using a controller
Profile screen has been improved, now characters will be visible and can be selected or modified as soon as they load
Fixed a bug where the visual focus indicator was lost when hovering on tabs
Glowsticks no longer use placeholder textures (Education Feature) (
, MCPE-45686 ) MCPE-68417 Loading screen tips won't display the key "tips.game.62"
Avoid purchasing Realm if player cancels out of "Purchase History Needed" dialog
Ghost items in the crafting grid now have a different colored background depending on item availability in the inventory
The Player Permissions menu can now be navigated using a controller regardless of the players permission level
Fixed face occlusion with data driven blocks to properly account for unit cube transparent vs unit cube opaque
Fixed a crash caused by heap corruption with
Data-driven blocks no longer have their top faces rotated 180 degrees when carried or in inventory (
) MCPE-63134 Mobs are no longer teleported back and forth outside solid objects if there is not enough space for multiple entities (
) MCPE-101202 Fixed items not being placeable in additional horse equipment slots. Does not fix all equippable behaviors
Inventory size on the
component has to be increased to match the equippable slots in order for the server to accept the item placement
The tooltip for item with item lock component will no longer show when game rule showtags is disabled
Armor with the lock in inventory component can now be placed in the armor slots ( ) MCPE-102244
Fixed an issue of anyone using 'query.get_equipped_item_name' with an item that was renamed wouldn't get the right result.
Owned packs are now refreshed correctly after restarting the game
1.16.200 has the highest minor version number across all editions, at "200".