Minecraft: PS4 Edition Update in Test With Sony, Fixes Multiple Bugs

October 2, 2014 Written by Jason Dunning

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Currently in test with Sony right now, 4J Studios revealed the patch notes for the next update coming to Minecraft: PS4 Edition, which includes many bug fixes:

Fixes

  • Fix for tile entities not being saved correctly in unloaded chunks. (Empty Chests, Spawners turning into Pig Spawners, etc.)
  • Enable hiding mashup-pack worlds from the saves list, and re-enabling them all from the options menu.
  • Change to ‘disable saving’ setting so that it remains set for a specific save when reloading that save.
  • Fix for Glass Blocks placed next to each other rendering incorrectly.
  • Fix for enchanted items not destroying blocks as quickly as they should.
  • Changed 3D sound attenuation to have linear fall-off, with special cases for thunder, Enderdragon & Ghast sounds. (Sound volumes incorrect bug)
  • Improved frame-rate in Jungles.
  • Fix for missing chunks in Superflat world on host console.
  • Fixed an issue with mob spawning rates.
  • Fix for hit box on torches sometimes being incorrect.
  • Fix for entities being duplicated (every save/load cycle) for transferred worlds (Multiple Enderdragons bug).
  • Fix for ‘Can Build and Mine’ not functioning correctly.
  • Fixed issue with mobs still being aggressive while player is invisible (using Potion).
  • Fixed an issue recording Spider Jockey kills.
  • Fix for players riding Boats/Minecarts sometimes being invisible to remote players.
  • Fix for Maps placed in an Item Frame appear as blank to other players.
  • Fix to move HUD down when tooltips are disabled.
  • Fix for camera resetting when going through Nether or End Portals.
  • Fixed an issue with save transfers not using the most recent player data.
  • Fix for Lily Pad breaking particle effect.

Additions

  • Added a ‘Copy Save’ option to allow people to ‘back-up’ their world to another save.

4J Studios also said, “We’re now working on an update for all Minecraft console editions to move up to the equivalent of Java 1.6.4 version. It may take some time!”

If you’re curious about the Xbox One version, there’s an update in test right now as well.

When 4J announces a release date for the new update on PS4 (and the game on Vita), we’ll let you know.

[Source: 4J Studios (1), (2), Minecraft Forum]