We're now releasing the second (uh... something something hopefully) release candidate for Minecraft 1.18.1. This release candidate fixes a chunk rendering issue. If there are no major issues following this release, no further changes will be done before the full release.
This update can also be found on minecraft.net.
Bugs fixed in 1.18 Release Candidate 2
- MC-245010 - Sometimes certain chunks will never load
Get the Release Candidate
Snapshots, pre-releases and release candidates are available for Minecraft Java Edition. To install the release candidate, open up the Minecraft Launcher and enable snapshots in the "Installations" tab.
Testing versions can corrupt your world, please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.
Cross-platform server jar: