Minecraft Update 2.44 Patch Notes (Minecraft PS4 2.44)


Mojang has released a new Minecraft update 2.44 for PS4, PC and Xbox One players. According to the official Minecraft 2.44 patch notes, the latest update added allay duplication, locate biome command capabilities, and a swath of new improvements. Apart from this, today’s Minecraft version 2.44 also includes stability improvements.

Previously, a big update added various bug fixes and tweaks. Recently, a hotfix was also released. Unfortunately, since the last major update, players are still facing issues with the game.

Today’s Minecraft version 2.44 will fix a few of these issues. Read more details below.


Minecraft 2.44 Patch Notes (Bedrock) – July 12, 2022

New Features:

Allay Duplication

  • When an Allay hears a Jukebox playing, it will do a dance animation
  • If the Jukebox stops playing, or if the allay gets too far away from the Jukebox, it will stop dancing
  • If the Allay is given an Amethyst Shard while dancing, it will play a small amethyst sound, make a heart, and duplicate into another Allay
  • After duplication, both Allays will have a 5-minute cooldown before being able to duplicate again


  • Expanded the ‘/locate’ command into locate structure and locate biome
  • The Trader Llama now has its own spawn egg
  • Added the player’s cause of death to the death screen
  • Music is now included in the game files on iOS, so players no longer need to be download the music pack from the Marketplace
  • Added Bluetooth mouse and keyboard support on iOS


Performance / Stability

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when Boats are unloaded from the world
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when a Wither is loaded into the world
  • Fixed a crash that could occur in multiplayer when a player left the game while changing dimension
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when a Fishing Rod was cast through dimension-changing portals
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when players died while affected with Withering
  • The game no longer crashes when entering the Coin Starter Bundle screen
  • Loading a world no longer takes a very long time when having the Holiday Creator Features experimental toggle enabled


  • Players are no longer pushed by Doors as they close.
  • Items now stack properly in the offhand when inventory is full.
  • Equipping items in armor slots through inventory screen now produces sounds.
  • Players can now hear each other equipping items in armor slots
  • Fixed a bug where players could take fall damage when walking around on Scaffolding at certain heights (even when not actually falling).
  • Fixed a bug that reset the player’s vertical camera angle upon entering a Boat.
  • Advanced Pick Block now copies the items inside when used on a Boat with Chest.
  • Resistance effect is no longer one level weaker than it should be.
  • Haste I will now properly increase the player’s mining speed.
  • Conduit Power I now grants the effect of Haste I instead of Haste II
  • Fixed an issue with extra health from Health Boost not persisting after exiting the world.
  • Container entities like Boat with Chest can now be opened on mobile devices without crouching if all the seats are occupied
  • The player no longer endlessly jumps after entering a Boat while holding down the jump button.
  • Fixed a bug causing player hitboxes to not reset if they die while swimming.
  • Fixed an issue where new users given Operator permissions by default were not able to use operator commands
  • Fixed an issue where worlds that gave Operator permissions to new players only gave Member permissions
  • Removed the Vanilla Experiment and Wild Experiment toggles, since they no longer have any active experimental content

World Generation

  • Fixed a bug where upgrading old worlds could result in water columns below y=0
  • Mangrove Swamps are now denser to more closely match Java Edition.
    • There is still work to be done to increase the density of Mangrove trees in water
  • Grass blocks in Mangrove Swamps now have Dirt blocks underneath them.
  • Clay patches now correctly generate in Mangrove Swamps
  • Campground structures now generate correctly in Ancient Cities.
  • Updated Ancient City structures to match Java Edition
  • Sculk Vein feature can now generate within the same height-span as the Sculk Patch feature.


  • Fixed issues with mobs disappearing after going through Nether portals..
  • Fixed a bug causing tamed mobs to disappear when they go through a Nether portal in a multiplayer world.
  • Villagers now spawn as Swamp Villagers in Mangrove Swamp.
  • Villagers will now flee from Zoglins.
  • Parrots are once again poisoned by Cookies.
  • The Trader Llama now has the correct name displayed when opening its inventory.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Trader Llamas from becoming aggressive towards entities that attack the Wandering Trader.
  • The Wandering Trader will now flee from Zoglins
  • The Wandering Trader will now drink Milk to clear its Invisibility effect.
  • Fixed a bug causing riding passengers to stop riding when reloaded if they were across chunk borders
  • Breaking a Boat with Chest or Minecart with Chest will now anger nearby Piglins.
  • Fixed entities disappearing when importing worlds converted from legacy console editions of Minecraft
  • Fixed a bug where Slimes would no longer spawn in flat worlds made before 1.18.
  • Fixed a bug where failed Slime spawn attempts would reduce the spawning rates of other mobs.
  • Wither now breaks Obsidian when attacked by players.
  • Wither no longer breaks surrounding blocks after a shorter delay than intended after being attacked
  • Entities entering Nether portals exit in same relative position and rotation to the portal.
  • Edited health points of Cod, Pufferfish, Salmon, and Tropical fish to be 3, matching Java Edition
  • Shulker projectile now adds effect “Levitation” instead of “Levitation II” on hit


  • Tadpoles now grow up into Temperate Frog in Meadow, and into Cold Frog in Deep Dark
  • Frogs no longer lay Frogspawn on shallow, flowing water.


  • Allays can now follow players through Nether portals.
  • Taking a stackable item from an Allay now correctly adds this item to existing stacks.
  • Taking a stackable item from an Allay no longer cause item duplication
  • Allay pickup range is changed from 64 to 32 blocks to match Java Edition.
  • Allay now retains information about the vibration it is reacting to through save and load
  • Items held by Allays now glow in darkness.


  • Warden can now path through lava.
  • Warden can now pass through water.
  • Warden is no longer pushable while emerging or digging
  • If the Warden is in liquid when attempting to despawn, it will not do the digging animation, instead it will just despawn without any animation/sound.
  • Warden now always chases a nuisance after it roars at it
  • Warden now increases its anger towards an attacking nuisance by 100 anger for each attack
  • There are no longer graphical artifacts from the Warden’s emerge or dig particle effects.
  • Warden’s hurt animation no longer differs between Bedrock Edition and Java Edition.
  • Wardens can now spawn on more types of non-full blocks, such as upper Slabs, Redstone Dust, Snow layers, Buttons, and Tripwires.
    • Known limitations: The current solution doesn’t allow spawning on some types of blocks such as Leaves and lower Slabs
  • Warden now retains information about the vibration it is reacting to through save and load
  • Warden’s Sonic Boom attack now bypasses enchantment damage reduction such as Protection.


  • Nether Sprouts and Fungi can now be placed on Mud and Muddy Mangrove Roots
  • Froglight walk sound volume is now more similar as other blocks walk sound volume.
  • Mob Spawners now drop XP only when destroyed by a Pickaxe
  • Fixed a visual issue where Barrier Blocks would show a red texture/overlay when being viewed from the inside.
  • Renamed “Flowered Azalea Leaves” to “Flowering Azalea Leaves”
  • Lapis Lazuli Block is now named Block of Lapis Lazuli.
  • Cut Copper Slab and its variants can now be placed on the top half of a block on the first attempt.
  • Campfires can now provide full-faced bottom support to other blocks
  • Lecterns can now provide full-faced bottom support to other blocks
  • Weeping Vines can now be placed underneath all blocks which can provide full-faced bottom support.
  • Fixed an issue where Carved Pumpkins launched from Dispensers weren’t equipping to nearby mobs
  • Bell now rings when hit by any type of projectile
  • Hit sound is now played when Amethyst block is hit by projectiles.
  • Amethyst Clusters are no longer destroyed if attached to a Sculk Sensor
  • Structure Blocks can no longer be waterlogged.

Download free Minecraft update 2.44 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.