Minecraft update: what is in Minecraft 1.20 Trails and Tails?

Everything you need to know about the latest Minecraft updates for content additions, new biomes, and performance fixes across all platforms.

Two characters in the latest Minecraft update riding a camel

There really is no better time to play Minecraft on mobile and join millions of others in exploring a fantasy world, and building… well, whatever you want! In this Minecraft update guide, we give you the lowdown on each Minecraft update coming to the game, along with details of what they change, and how to get involved for yourself if you like what you see.

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Time to grab your pickaxe and dig into the latest Minecraft update.

When is the next Minecraft update?

Update 1.20, Trails and Tails, is available on all platforms now, and oh boy is it a big one! Update 1.21 is coming next summer, around June 2024. We’ll keep you posted with any changes.

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The latest Minecraft patch notes

A new update has been released to address some issues that were introduced with the 1.20.40 update.


  • Fixed a crash that could occur when joining a Realm after doing other things for a while
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when joining Featured Servers
  • Fixed a crash on Amazon devices when the player had a prior Realms purchase and the Realm had not been created yet
  • Fixed a possible soft lock when performing different actions within Marketplace
  • Fixed searching, filtering, and sorting only displaying the first row of results when using the search feature inside the Marketplace
  • World type filters now apply properly when using search filters in the Marketplace

If you want to play Minecraft on mobile, you can also download it on Google Play and the App StoreWe also have a guide for how to play Minecraft: Pocket Edition on PC, and a guide for Minecraft Earth updates, just in case you fancy playing one of the best location based games on mobile.