Mojang has been hard at work consistently improving the game and making sure we have plenty of new fun things to play with! New snapshot build brings some pretty great changes to how you will be playing! Let’s get into it and check out what’s new!
New Features in 20w12a
Added the respawn anchor that can set your respawn point in the Nether. Use while holding Glowstone to charge to a maximum of four charges – each respawn depletes one charge
Added polished basalt! Smelt your basalt to make it clean and shiny!
Warped and crimson nylium can now be bonemealed to get more of the strange new vegetation
Hoes are now the appropriate tool for sponges and wet sponges
Changes in 20w12a
When fishing, treasure loot can now only be obtained by fishing in open waters
Reduced the maximum distance a bee can wander away from its home hive when randomly wandering to around 22 blocks
Nether gold ore can now be mined with any type of pickaxe and drops a few gold nuggets
Parrots imitate hostile mobs less often
Parrots do not randomly imitate hostile mobs when gamemode is on peaceful
New mood detection algorithm for cave sounds
Technical Changes in 20w12a
The spawnpoint command now supports being run in any dimension
Share your homes!
For those of us that like to live a little bit on the more dangerous side being able to make your home in the Nether will totally change the way you play and make your homes! We are very excited to see what you all come up with and would love if you shared your builds with us on our social media channels! As always if you want the full rundown of the latest changelog head on over to the link here.