Minecraft just fixed a decade old bug involving footstep sounds.
We guess that World of Warcraft isn’t the only game that just fixed a decade-old bug; Minecraft did it too. The latest Minecraft update brought a tone of new, minor fixes to the game, but the developer Mojang pointed out that it also fixed a decade-old bug. The bug fixed the footstep sound as you walk near the edge of the block, so now you can hear your footsteps better as you’re taking a stroll through the Grand Canyon or Breath of the Wild map.
As reported by Kotaku, Majong finally fixed a footstep bug that caused footstep sounds to vanish when the players approached the edge of a block. It would seem that the game believed that players were walking in midair when approaching the edge, prompting the game to remove all sound. Now, more than a decade later, Majong not only fixed the issue, but the developer also added sound to the underwater footsteps, allowing players to hear a muted version of the usual sound as they traverse the watery depths for whatever reason.
Admittedly, this particular error was caused by a fault in the game’s calculations of the player’s position, which muted the footsteps sounds and made players immune to all damage if they were standing on the edge of a lava block. This is nothing game-breaking, but it isn’t how Minecraft should work, so the bug was logged by Mojang itself in October 2012. Now that it’s fixed, the players…
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