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Your Friends, Your Server

Embark on a shared adventure with Realms Plus on your very own, always-online server!

Why Play with Realms?

Visit our FAQ and tutorials for advanced tips and troubleshooting.

Bedrock vs. Java

We've developed two separate versions of Minecraft so that the game runs well on different platforms. Realms for Bedrock Edition runs on one kind of code and Realms for Java Edition (for Windows, macOS, and Linux) runs on another.

Realms for Bedrock Edition

Realms for Java Edition

Compare Realms Subscription Plans

Feature Bedrock Edition Java Edition
Realms Realms Plus Realms
Monthly subscription rate (recurring)* 3.99 USD 7.99 USD 7.99 USD
Players who can play simultaneously You + 2 players You + 10 players You + 10 players
Numbers of invited friends** 100+ 100+ 100+
Personal server available 24/7 true true true
Friends play for free true true true
Free Backups true true true
Supports Minecraft Marketplace true true false
Includes Three World Slots true true true
Includes Marketplace Pass Content false 150+ Marketplace packs false
Supports user-created content true true Includes free community content
Cross-platform play across Bedrock devices and consoles true true false
Access to Realms Stories true true false

Visit Minecraft Marketplace in your Minecraft game client to purchase a Realms for Bedrock Edition or Realms Plus subscription, or simply select Create on Realms when starting a new world.

** While unlimited invitations to join your realm are allowed, only a specified number of players (either 2 or 10 players in addition to you, depending on your subscription) will be permitted to actively play and join the server simultaneously.