- Dinnerbone tests out toast notifications for Advancements.
- A new snapshot, 17w14a, is released. Snapshot includes advancements notifications, improvements to Parrots and Recipes, and various bug fixes.
- Maria teases that there's another easter egg that hasn't been found yet, and it doesn't have anything to do with Parrots.
- /u/konwboj on reddit reveals the easter egg: "Searching 'excited' in the new recipe book changes the game language to pirate speak."
- On Minecraft.net Tom Stone shares the top 10 Addons available for Minecraft Pocket Edition and Windows 10 Edition, including Villagers Come Alive, Dragons and the Ender Horse.
- Mojang goes to Beijing to announce Minecraft closed beta launch in China, "We were incredibly honoured to attend an event in Beijing today to announce... Minecraft’s Chinese closed beta! It was a great crowd and an incredible spectacle, with Minecraft conducting a takeover of Beijing’s famous Water Cube. Check out the pretty pictures below!"