Minecraft: Bedrock Edition 1.16.221 Patch Update Officially Released, Aims To Fix PS4 Loading Screen Bug

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In the world of Minecraft, most eyes can be focused on the Minecraft: Bedrock Edition beta, which recently dove headfirst into the upcoming Caves and Cliffs update by releasing the first full Caves and Cliffs Update beta. . Today, however, all eyes should rather be on the new Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Patch 1.16.221 Update which is now officially releasing on all platforms.

Although smaller in size, the patch update includes a number of significant changes. Minecraft players on PS4 will especially want to make sure to install this update as soon as possible. Patch 1.16.221 aims to fix the loading screen bug that prevented Minecraft from launching after the initial loading screen for some players on PlayStation consoles. Along with this crucial fix, there are also some additional improvements to help reduce crashes and fix a bug where paintings were not visible after being placed.

Be sure to install the patch as soon as possible, and check out our list of the best Minecraft products, toys, and gifts while you wait for it to install. Downloading this patch won’t take long, but you’ll find something you’ll love even faster.

The full changelog for the Minecraft: Bedrock Edition 1.16.221 patch update includes:

Bug fixes

  • Paintings are again visible when placed
  • Fixed some instances of the game not launching after the loading screen after the update on PS4
  • Fixed a soft lockout that occurred when trying to set friend permissions on a realm during the initial invite
  • Fixed a crash that could occur during gameplay
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when loading behavior packs containing GameTests

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