It’s finally out! But expect it to be buggy… Full release isn’t until the 1st of August!
The following is posted by Jeb;
Today is an awesome day! It’s the 1.3 Prerelease!!!!
Check out the video contest we are doing and create your own Minecraft 1.3 commercial.
Yours could be featured on the Mojang YouTube channel!
Can’t wait to see the amazingness you create!
Minecraft Video Contest!
It’s finally time for Minecraft 1.3! As the norm is these days, we prepare the community and server providers with a prerelease. The official release date is August 1, so that’s when everybody will get the update in the launcher.
Here’s a brief collection of all the changes made since Minecraft 1.2.5:
Get the prerelease here:
If you havent downloaded Minecraft you can grab it here: www.minecraft.net/download
Please note that the minecraft.jar doesn’t need to be extracted or unpacked in any way, you simply replace the minecraft.jar file that is located in the “.minecraft/bin” folder.
Have a great week!