[Fixed] Minecraft Bedrock Diamond Ores generation bug after 1.17 update gets official confirmation from Mojang, fix in works

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on June 21, 2021) follows:

Minecraft is a pretty simple-looking sandbox video game that has been available to the public from as far back as May 2009. This Mojang-developed game is loved by many, including children.

Recently, we saw the rollout of Minecraft 1.17 that brought with it a bunch of new artifacts and features to the game including goats, candles and so on. You can learn more about that here.

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However, there seems to be an issue with this release of Minecraft as players are reporting having issues finding Diamond Ores in Bedrock within the game.

According to users, the Diamonds are pretty hard to come by following the 1.17 update, which would imply that Minecraft might have tweaked the distribution of these in-game gems.

diamonds rare in 1.17
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Is anyone else having trouble with this? I find diamonds, but only in quantities of 1-2. Am I having bad luck or is this a new feature?
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1.17 minecraft update makes harder to find diamonds. bruh
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As a result, many frustrated players have been thronging at Mojang’s Twitter support page, all of them wondering when the company plans to address this bug in the 1.17 release.

@MojangSupport when is the problem with the diamonds in bedrock Minecraft spawning below level 0 gonna be resolved so I can actually get diamonds again?
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Still no diamond patch for Bedrock a week and 2 days in since the release of 1.17
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Fix the damn diamonds already! Black folks need that ice!
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The Minecraft makers have since been notified and reports now indicate that this is a known issue whose fix is in the works and should come to users “as soon as possible.”

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We apologize for the inconvenience, but this is currently a known issue. The team is currently working on a fix that should fix the issue as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience while we work on the solution! ^TK
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That said, we shall continue to keep an eye on this and update as and when we get info on this upcoming bug-fix update to Minecraft 1.17 so stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.

Update 1 (June 22)

IST 11:23 am: There are several ways to find diamonds in Minecraft 1.17, however, Gamesradar has come up with some of the best ways to find the precious stone in the game. The most useful tip of which is to remember that diamonds only spawn below Y=16.

You can even search for them near lava pools and explore deep caves. Better still, if you have an enchantment table, use a Fortune Pickaxe to mine the ore.

Update 2 (July 06)

IST 12:56 pm: Minecraft 1.17.2 Bedrock seems to have addressed this issue.

NOTE: We have these and many more Minecraft stories in our dedicated Minecraft segment so stay tuned.

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