Minecraft PE alpha version 0.16.0, also known as the Boss Update, has a confirmed release date of October 18, 2016.
[update] On the morning of October 18th, 2016 it was announced that the release of 0.16.0 will be delayed.
[update] On Thursday, October 20th, 2016 it was announced that the release of 0.16.0 will be on Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 8AM PST.
ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT MCPE/Windows 10 Minecraft fam – The Boss Update is locked and loaded for release tomorrow @ 8AM Pacific! o/
— Aubrey Norris (@Chupacaubrey) October 20, 2016
The release date for 0.16.0 was announced at Minecon 2016 which took place in Anaheim, CA. Notable features in version 0.16.0 include:
- The new approach to modding Minecraft
- Elder Guardian
- Commands (also called slash commands)
Most of the features were announced by Mojang in August of 2016 with the exception of Add-ons which were announced at Minecon 2016.
The 0.16.0 update if for the iOS, Android and Windows 10 operating systems.
Last Updated Oct 20, 2016