Realms for Java

Realms for Java Edition

$7.99 USD / Month*

Logos for Windows, Linux, and macOS

Do you play Minecraft on any of these platforms?

Realms for Java Edition supports cross-platform play between Windows, Linux, and macOS as well as user-created skins and mods.

Why Play Realms for Java?

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Always Online

Embark on a shared adventure on your very own, always-online server with up to 10 friends.

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The Best Content

Hundreds of free user-created mini-games, adventures, and other experiences are available to load on your Realm and share with your friends.

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Easy To Set Up & Play

No technical knowledge needed to set up a Realm, or switch between active worlds - just a few button clicks.

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.

Bedrock vs. Java