You heard right, it's a double-feature today! The 1.5.2 Pre-Release, as well as the 13w17a Snapshot are now available for testing! So how does this work? You can get these files in one of two ways:
Posted by Ricochet- on Apr 25th, 2013
We have a double feature for you today. Not only are we releasing a 1.5.2 pre-release but there’s also another weekly snapshot for 1.6 to get your hands on!First up, the 1.5.2 pre-release. We’ve decided to put out a small bug fix update to address some minor issues that players are having in 1.5.1, and you can test it out before it goes live! A full list of fixes are as follows:
Grab the pre-release here:
Report bugs here (but please use the search function before you post duplicates!):
Next up, we have the snapshot! Not too much has changed on the surface since 13w17a as most of our efforts are focused on the launcher currently, but there’s a few cool things you’ll want to check out:
You’ll need to (re-)download the new launcher to grab the snapshot.
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