Update 0.16.0 is an update for Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition that was confirmed by Tommaso Checchi on Twitter  It may possibly be released sometime in Quarter 3 of 2016.

The Beta Builds have been released, and the current build is Build 4.


General Edit

  • Loot Tables
  • Add-Ons
  • New Sounds
  • Commands


  • Prismarine
  • Prismarine Bricks
  • Dark Prismarine
  • Different Types Of Monster Egg Blocks
  • Beacon
  • Sea Lantern
  • Wet Sponge


  • Guardian Spawn Egg
  • Prismarime Shard
  • Prismarime Crystal
  • Nether Star
  • Long Mundane Potion
  • Version Exclusive: Potion of Decay
    • And its Splash Potion and Tipped Arrow Variants

Biomes Edit

  • Deep Oceans

Generated Structures Edit

  • Ocean Monuments

Mobs Edit

  • Wither
    • Version Exclusive: Summons Wither Skeletons when it has been attacked at half of its health bar.
    • Version Exclusive: Has a "Charge Attack"
    • Version Exclusive: Has unique spawning and dying animation
  • Guardians
    • Elder Guardians


General Edit

  • Version Exclusive: Maps show different colors according to different biomes.
  • Sponges can soak up water.
  • Sponges have a new texture.
  • Blocks of Emeralds, Diamonds, and Iron can be used to make a beacon pyramid.
  • The Haste Stautus Effect can be obtained through beacons

Technical Edit

  • New Settings Screen Layout
  • New Pause Screen