Beta 1.8.1

Beta 1.8.1 is a minor update to Java Edition Beta, released on September 15, 2011, and the last update to the Beta phase of the game.


Abandoned Mineshafts
  • Support beams for mineshafts are now made out of oak fences instead of wood planks.


  • Shift-clicking into a full chest would crash the game.
  • Shift-clicking items in and out of a dispenser would crash the game.


  • This is the last update from the Beta stage of the game.