Minecraft 1.17. titled Caves and Cliffs part one, made no changes to the overworld. New biomes, noise caves, and ore distribution changes are coming in update 1.18. Many gamers would agree that Minecraft 1.18 update is the real Caves & Cliffs update.
Mojang developers have already started working on the second part of the Caves and Cliffs update. Minecraft Java and Bedrock Edition both received snapshots and betas with new cave and mountain biomes.
Accessing new Caves and Cliffs features is easier in Java Edition. Some Bedrock players may experience issues getting experimental features in Minecraft.
How to get experimental features in Minecraft Bedrock Edition?
Experimental cave and cliff features have been added to beta versions of Minecraft Bedrock. To access it, players must register for the beta program. Minecraft Bedrock Beta registration is available for Android, Windows 10, and Xbox One devices.
Any player who already owns a copy of Minecraft Bedrock can sign up for the beta. Windows 10 and Xbox One users can download Xbox Insider Hub to sign up for the beta. Android gamers can head over to Google PlayStore to sign up for the beta. After signing up, players need to download the latest beta version.
Launch the Minecraft Bedrock beta and navigate to Create New World. When creating a new world, scroll down to the Experiences section. Players will need to enable the Caves and Cliffs toggle. Then create a new world.
That’s it. The new world created will have new mountain biomes, lush caves, and drip caves. Players can find deep caves generating up to height level -59, while mountains can reach 260. In future betas, Mojang will also add deep dark caves, guardians, and sculk sensors.