New Minecraft update today: patch notes for Java Edition Snapshot 21w44a – Radio Times

A Minecraft update is here – just before an even bigger update comes along!
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By Joe Julians
Published: Thursday, 4th November 2021 at 1:18 pm
A new Minecraft update has arrived today, bringing Snapshot 21W44A to the Java edition of the game. And we’ve got the patch notes for you right here!
The Minecraft Java Edition has made its way to Game Pass for PC, part two of the Caves and Cliffs update is on the way and the Minecraft Snapshot 21W44A update is here to bring changes and fixes to the game that range from small ones to larger, more substantial ones.
So for all you need to know about what comes with this latest update, a small one before the larger one lands in a few weeks, and what fixes have been made, here is the lowdown!
Head on over to for the full debrief on what’s new and what could be on the way, but here are the main takeaways for the changes in Minecraft Snapshot 21W44A.
We’ll be jumping into the game as soon as we get a chance and we’ll let you know of any other changes we see in the block-filled world as we play! Let’s just hope that the 1.18 Caves and Cliffs Part 2 update is not far off – they did tell us it would be here in the “final few weeks of 2021” and there’s not much time left!
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