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How To Download and Play the Minecraft 1.17 Cave & Cliffs Update (Mac OS X / Minecraft Java)

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This does not work for Mobile, Tablet or Bedrock versions of Minecraft!*

The Minecraft 1.17 Caves and Cliffs update was announced at Minecraft Live 2020 and it is by far the most wanted Minecraft update! People have been asking for a Minecraft cave update for years!


Minecraft 1.17 Cave and Cliffs update snapshots are free to download and they are almost always released on Wednesdays.



Instructions:
  • Open Minecraft Java, under Minecraft: Java Edition, select Installations.
  • Under versions, select Snapshots.
  • Select New, name the installation, create a new game directory (preferably in your Minecraft folder, fill in your preferred settings and then press create.
  • Go back to the Play tab, in the bottom-left select your 1.17 installation and press play.
  • Once Minecraft 1.17 has loaded, you can create a new world and look all of the new blocks and new cave generations that will be added over the coming months.


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03/19/2021 8:16 am
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mne to nepoohlo
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02/27/2021 6:19 pm
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mcpesuckssomuch
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look at my name and see the cause of no iOS 1.17
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02/23/2021 11:49 pm
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User3453550G
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brb how do i download it
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02/24/2021 9:45 am
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Shireen
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Read the description or watch the video...
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12/01/2020 4:27 pm
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this is so helpful thank you
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12/02/2020 7:29 am
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Shireen
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Thanks, I'm glad it helped you :)
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11/30/2020 5:01 pm
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Fanprestonplays
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Minecraft pocket edition is what I mean by normal minecraft I have Minecraft pocket edition Shireen
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11/30/2020 4:59 pm
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Oh sorry
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11/30/2020 4:59 pm
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I tried downloading Minecraft Java Edition but I couldn't.
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11/30/2020 4:46 pm
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I have 38 bucks so I could buy it but can you at least do it on normal minecraft?
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