Now, Minecraft update version 2.12 is available to download for PS4. You are able to find the full patch notes for this update. Apparently, Mojang has released a minor hotfix for PS4 users. It resolves a problem with the account linking occurring after playing another game.
This is the only fix confirmed officially, so you do not expect to see any other major changes. This hotfix is being rolled out to PS4 to address sign issues introduced with the launch of 1.16.20. The Cross-play is still compatible with all Bedrock platforms that run 1.16.20 or higher. You are able to continue to engage with us through the site. Fixed account linking happening every time the game is launched after playing another game.
If you want to update your Minecraft to the Minecraft update version 2.12 on PS4, you are able to follow these steps below:
- At the first step, you have to select Minecraft. You will be able to do so by going to your game library or finding Minecraft on the dashboard. Then, you are able to move the selection over to cover Minecraft.
- After that, you are able to press Options. This one is the oval button which is located in the upper right corner of your controller. By pressing Options, a menu is going to appear. Now, you are able to select Check for Update. This option will be able to be found in the menu.
- The next step that you have to do is to choose Go to [Downloads] when prompted. It is going to take you to the Downloads page, which is where you will be able to view the download status of your update. If you instead see a prompt which says that the installed application is the latest version, it means that you cannot update Minecraft now. Once you are done, you have to wait for the update to finish downloading. Usually, it may take anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. After you see Ready to install under the update, so you will be able to proceed.
- The last step that you have to do is to install the update is to select the update, then press X, and press X again once a drop-down menu appears. The update is going to start installing onto the hard drive of your PS4. You must not have to do anything while it is installed, but you need to ensure to follow any on screen asks if they show up.
For those who are on a desktop and want to update your Minecraft to the Minecraft update version 2.12, you are able to do the following steps. Firstly, you are able to open Minecraft launcher. Then, you are able to log in if needed. After that, you have to look for a Download tag in the Play button. Next, you are able to click Play. Please wait for the update to finish downloading. Also, you are able to re-download Minecraft if necessary. Lastly, you are able to upgrade to the latest one.