Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.5.0 submitted

The 0.5.0 release of Minecraft Pocket Edition has been sent in for review and we expect it to be released in mid-November. Here are the changes in 0.5.0.

New features:

  • Paintings
  • Mushroom farming
  • Melons
  • Zombie pigmen
  • Nether Reactor
  • Glowstone


  • Restore hearts when sleeping in bed
  • Food now restores more health
  • Tweaked the fog to make the game less foggy
  • It is now easier to get out a bed

Bug fixes:

  • The game could crash when loading a saved game [MCPE-442]
  • Animals would sometimes never respawn in a map [MCPE-272]
  • Using an item could sometimes attack animals/players when not facing them [MCPE-269]
  • Spawning by a bed sometimes resulted in the player being several floors up from it [MCPE-51]
  • Seeds would drop below grass block when using the hoe [MCPE-7]
  • About 25 additional bug fixes

Complete list of fixed bugs: 0.5.0 fixed issues

// The Minecraft Pocket Edition Team