Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.10.0 now available to download

After quite a few testing builds and only a few weeks of development, Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.10.0 is now available for download on all platforms. The update has gone live on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Amazon Market. The only one missing from the party appears to be Samsung Apps, who only has 0.9.5 (but who uses Samsung Apps anyways?).

Minecraft PE 0.10.0 isn't the next big release that many were hoping for, but it brings dozens of worthwhile improvements to the game. Here's the full changelog:

Features

  • Upgraded the rendering system to use OpenGL ES 2.0 (coming from 1.1), using OpenGL 3.0 where available.

  • Ported tinted lighting from the PC edition.

  • Ported the round fog from PC.

  • Some performance increase on most devices.

  • Mesa biome have gold at every height and can spawn mine shafts on the surface.

  • Added dust particles falling from unstable Dirt and Sand.

  • Added more wood types for fences and gates.

  • Added a tweak-able brightness (gamma) setting to adjust the darkness of dark terrain.

  • iOS Added a 64-bit build for compatible iOS devices.


Tweaks

  • New double-sided lighting on entities and clouds that's more coherent with the terrain.

  • Enabled mipmaps on Android devices supporting GLES 3.0.

  • New water shader.

  • Water is now brownish in swamps.

  • Faster rebuilding of chunks.

  • Added smooth lighting on water and smooth color transitions.

  • Huge mushrooms now spawn in swamps.

  • Ignore swipes from outside the screen so exiting fullscreen/activating Command Center doesn't turn the view.

  • The selection overlay on vines/tall grass now has the correct shape.

  • Added a selection overlay on Chests and Signs.

  • The error messages when a World can't be opened are now more informative about what happened.

  • Enabled Day/night cycle in Creative.


Bugfixes

  • Fixed a crash when rendering Mob Spawners.

  • iOS Fixed freezing when receiving a notification/showing the Command Center.

  • iOS Fixed a crash/memory leak happening when showing the system keyboard - signs and the chat.

  • Android fixed a corruption and possible crash when switching apps.

  • Fixed the "spawning in the air" bug.

  • Fixed a crash when creating lava during world generation.

  • Water now pushes things!

  • Fixed a white artifact on torches held in hand.

  • Fixed holes appearing in the clouds.

  • Fixed a brown artifact appearing on the bottom of Minecarts.

  • Fixed a random crash in multiplayer.

  • Fixed a possible crash when selecting double chests.

  • The time of day is now more accurately synced in multiplayer.


So there you have it, go grab the update from your favorite app store today!

 

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Anonymous
November 18, 2014 at 12:45 AM delete

There goes my TooManyItems mod...

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JoshB104
November 18, 2014 at 3:22 AM delete

The best app on the app store improves yet again,…

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Tempored
November 18, 2014 at 11:42 AM delete

It's very buggy though. Played the seed 'butch' last night, this morning everything out of my inventory is all gone and spawned in a wall that was previously mined :(

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Jared
November 18, 2014 at 12:15 PM delete

Lots of crashes. Rejoined a world from a "perch", but started out falling to my death. All inventory "splashed" items were gone with respawn. Very annoying. Crashes often (so often it was worth repeating).

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iHasCupquake
November 20, 2014 at 6:31 AM delete

On the AppStore it says 'lots more stuff to discover yourself'. What stuff?

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Toiletbrush
November 20, 2014 at 8:20 AM delete

That's what I've been looking for too! Havent tried it yet, but hopefully neather portal, i did see you can still make neather reactor so i have doubts.
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November 20, 2014 at 8:38 AM delete

They aren't going to add a new dimension without telling anyone in a bug fix release :P

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Icyendercat
November 20, 2014 at 9:54 AM delete

OMG they added the day-night cycle!!!!!!!!

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anonymous
November 22, 2014 at 2:24 PM delete

What I want to know is what are the commands because if u type /help in chat it will say unknown command please try again

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