Minecraft 1.16 Snapshot 20w17a brings you some tweaks, bugfixes, and technical changes.

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Features:

  • Added an Entity Distance scale option ranging from 50% to 500%.
  • Difficulty and game rules can now be changed from “Create World” screen.
  • Improved Smithing Table UI.
  • Ruined Portals now spawn less frequently.
  • Renamed “Soul Fire Torch” and “Soul Fire Lantern” to “Soul Torch” and “Soul Lantern”.
  • Tweaked Bastion Remnant loot.
  • Walls now create posts under more things, like pressure plates and banners.
  • The “Singleplayer” button will jump directly to “Create World” screen if there are no worlds to select.

Screenshots:

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How to install:

  • To install the snapshot, open up the Minecraft Launcher and enable snapshots in the “Launch Options” tab.
  • Snapshots can corrupt your world, please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.

Minecraft 1.16 Snapshot 20w17a Download Links:

Client: Download from Server 1 (.json)

Server: Download from Server 1

Obfuscation Maps:

Client

Server