Last week, Minecraft acquired a preview replace accessible solely to Xbox Insiders which added ray-tracing code to the sport – main many to consider that an official replace including this well-beloved characteristic is simply across the nook. However, the builders have now introduced that it was an unintentional mistake that isn’t reflective of their future plans.
Speaking by way of Twitter, the Minecraft official Twitter account revealed that the ray-tracing code within the preview construct was a prototype one, which has now been eliminated. Additionally, the tweet additionally confirmed that the workforce has no plans (no less than within the close to future) to convey ray-tracing to Minecraft on Xbox consoles.
Of course, that doesn’t imply that Minecraft would by no means obtain ray-tracing on consoles (it’s nonetheless only a query of when), nevertheless it’s nonetheless advisable to maintain expectations in verify for now. Xbox even used a Minecraft prototype construct with ray-tracing choices to showcase the graphical capabilities of its at-the-time up-and-coming Xbox Series X.
The earlier Minecraft Preview construct accessible to Xbox Insiders inadvertently included prototype code for raytracing help on Xbox consoles. This early prototype code has been faraway from Preview and doesn't sign close to future plans to convey raytracing help to consoles.
— Minecraft (@Minecraft) March 31, 2022