What you need to know
- Minecraft Realms is no more, but Realms Plus just sprang up.
- It still gives you a private server, but also a lot of other content.
- You can subscribe from the Minecraft Marketplace.
- Minecraft is part of Xbox Game Pass (opens in new tab).
A few months ago, we reported that Minecraft was getting a subscription service called Realms Plus. Well, you'll be happy to know that Realms Plus is now live and anyone can subscribe if you want a private server.
Because Realms Plus is new, you can get your first month of it for free. Realms Plus is available for all versions of Minecraft that have the Minecraft Marketplace. It doesn't seem like it's available on PlayStation 4 then. If you're a content creator, you should definitely subscribe.
Create your very own realm with the all-new @RealmsPlusMC. Invite friends, family, your kindergarten teacher or anyone you want, and set out on endless adventures together! pic.twitter.com/gnVoNbWNWECreate your very own realm with the all-new @RealmsPlusMC. Invite friends, family, your kindergarten teacher or anyone you want, and set out on endless adventures together! pic.twitter.com/gnVoNbWNWE— Minecraft (@Minecraft) December 4, 2019December 4, 2019
The post on Minecraft's website provides the list of content you can expect when you become a member. There's also a link there that takes you directly into Minecraft where you can get a Realms Plus trial. What do you think of the service? Are you interested? Let us know.
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