Minecraft Snapshot 23W07A


What’s New in Minecraft Snapshot 23W07A

Abhimannu Das
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The Cherry Blossom biome is finally accessible to players as part of Minecraft's 23W07A Snapshot.
There is also a brand-new Cherry Wood set with a host of new craftable items.
Players installing the snapshot should be wary of possible bugs that break the game.

The newest Minecraft Snapshot (23W07A) is now available with the Cherry Blossom Biome as an experimental feature. The new biome will be added to the retail version of Minecraft in the 1.20 update but players can check it out right now in the beta version of Minecraft. In case you want to try out the new features, you can check out our guide to installing the beta and preview versions of Minecraft here.

Some of these experimental features may or may not be added to the game and like all snapshots, you may experience some bugs. Here’s a rundown of everything new in the new Minecraft 23W07A Snapshot.

Minecraft Snapshot 23W07A Changes

Here are all of the changes in the new update: 

  • Jukeboxes have changed to be at parity with Bedrock

  • Horse breeding has been updated

  • Updated the Realms screen to be more in line with the Singleplayer and Multiplayer screens

Recipe Unlocking

  • The Crafting Table recipe is unlocked immediately on creating a new world

  • The Crossbow recipe is no longer unlocked by sticks

  • The Soul Campfire recipe is no longer unlocked by sticks


  • While playing a music disc, it will emit a Redstone signal of 15

  • Droppers and hoppers can now interact with it


  • When breeding horses and the like, the babies' speed, jump height and health are no longer biased toward the average

  • This change is intended to make horse breeding a viable way of getting great horses, if a player starts with good parents and puts in enough time and Golden Carrots

Cherry Grove Biome

  • Added a new Cherry Grove biome, with pretty cherry blossom trees

  • You can find it in the mountains, like Meadows

Pink Petals Block

  • Added a new Pink Petals block with lots of pink flowers on the ground

Cherry Wood Set

  • Added a new Cherry wood set, with all the corresponding wooden things you can make from it. You need to have the Update 1.20 experimental features enabled to see it in game.

If you want to check out all of the bug fixes and technical changes as well, be sure to check out the official patch notes of the new snapshot. You can also check out details of Minecraft’s newest preview ( here.

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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.

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