June 9, 2014
Alpha 0.9.0 build 1 is the first build version released for Alpha 0.9.0.
- Unlimited worlds.
- New culling algorithm.
- New culling of clouds.
- Tile entities are saved differently.
- New falling mechanics for sand and gravel.
- New insta ticking of water and lava.
- New world generation features:
- Ice patches
- Ice spikes
- Double plants
- Tall Grass
- Jungle trees
- Mega Jungle trees
- Mega Spruce trees
- Acacia trees
- Huge mushrooms
- Dead bushes
- Desert wells
- Fallen logs and stumps
- Emerald ore
- Lava at the bottom of caves
- Caves in desert and mesa
- Abandoned mine shafts
- Superflat world type
- "New" mob spawning.
- Updated light generation.
- Grass and foliage colors for different biomes.
- Water color for swamps.
- New and updated biomes:
- Extreme hills
- Redwood taiga
- Roofed forests
- Mushroom island
- Deep ocean
- New blocks:
- Huge mushroom blocks
- End portal frame
- Double plants
- More stairs/slabs for new wood types
- Dark Oak and Acacia wood
- Dark Oak and Acacia leaves
- Slime, Endermen, Mooshroom, Wolf, Silverfish and Zombie Pigman spawn eggs
- Stained clay (In all its 16 colors)
- New flowers
- Red sand
- Hardened clay
- End stone
- Emerald block, emerald and emerald ore
- Packed Ice
- Version exclusive:Grassless Dirt
- New leveldb based saving format.
- New entity handling.
- New crafting screen.
- Remade network code (mostly the same packages but new system).
- New interact button (to make the game easier for new players).
- New mobs:
- New AI:
- New leaf rendering.
- Added more spawn eggs in creative.
- Added immersive mode for Android.
- Only Android 4.4 KitKat
- You can have it in other versions with 3rd party-apps
- Added drip particles for water and lava.
- Updated create world screen - now includes Superflat, Infinite and 'old' world types.
- Correct name for stairs, slabs and spawn eggs.
- Beds no longer gives full health in normal difficulty.
- Smooth lighting added for:
- Smooth lighting removed for:
- Jack 'o' lanterns
- Improved performance of TNT.
- Prettier clouds.
- The fog is darker underground.
9 bugs fixed
From released versions before 0.9.0
- MCPE-1134 - No sharing/broadcast session on LAN for 2nd generation Kindle Fire.
- MCPE-1796 - Sleeping in Bed Resets Health
- MCPE-6589 - Typo
- MCPE-6865 - Inconsistent protocol data types usage
- MCPE-7091 -
has wrong parameter type (should be long long, not long)
- MCPE-7169 - Can't Delete world
From the 0.8.0 development versions
From the current version, hotfixed