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Minecraft Realms is an official subscription-based server hosting service that allows players to create and manage their own private Minecraft servers. Hosted by Mojang, Realms provides an easy and fast way to create servers and allows the owner to manage them from inside the game, without prior knowledge of the concepts for hosting on the Internet. Realms also allows players to choose from a list of minigames to play temporarily, as well as several pre-made world templates, adventure maps, experience maps, and inspiration maps. Maps are updated by Mojang approximately every two weeks. Realms are not intended for large public servers, but for groups of friends or as a family server.[1]

The official Java Edition realms banner


Realms is a service that can be used only by players who meet these requirements:[2]

  • The player must have a Mojang account and must have a premium copy of Minecraft: Java Edition
  • The player must have a working Internet connection
  • The player must be age 13 years or older to join the Minecraft Realms community


The subscription screen in-game, accessed through the Configuration menu.
Manage the Realms subscriptions here.

Realms is a subscription-based service. The link above goes to the player's Mojang account page, which offers options to extend a current Realm or buy a new one ($7.99 per month).[3]

There are two types of subscriptions: Auto-renew and manual-renew. Auto-renew subscriptions automatically renew the Realms subscription every 30 days without the player having to do a thing (this can be canceled). Manual-renew subscriptions need to be renewed manually and come in 30-day, 90-day, and 180-day packages.[3]

All players are able to have a 30-day free Realms trial, providing they have not had a free trial on their Mojang account before.[3]

Using Realms[edit]


Users can choose to temporarily replace their world with a Minigame or permanently replace their world with maps from the following categories: World templates, Adventures, Experiences, or Inspiration. Most commands or options cannot be used while the realm is running a minigame. These maps are selected from community submissions by the Minecraft Content Team. Certain maps may not be available on Realms due to being phased out or incompatible with the current update. You cannot delete a map, but you can reset it.


You can only play in realms with the newest version of minecraft and the hosts can only host a realm with the newest version.


Minigames are temporary games designed to be played and reset continuously.

Release Date Map Name Creator(s) Availability
October 9, 2020 Color Craze Yeggs Yes
October 9, 2020 Melon Mash Yeggs Yes
October 9, 2020 Item Hunt Lumesio, ZiraTeck, Mathaym25 Yes
October 9, 2020 Build Party Command Realm Team Yes
October 9, 2020 Bingo Flytre & J70 Yes
October 9, 2020 Volcanic Trouble CmdVoid Yes
August 21, 2020 RodRun 2.0 Theticman, ChildOfStars, Elmarchio, ChildOfMoon Yes
August 21, 2020 Bee Riders Supersette Yes
August 21, 2020 Don't Be Last StuartA, TheBushBandit & marhjo Yes
June 18, 2020 ElementsBattle The Command's Power Yes
June 18, 2020 Wool Conquest Lumesio No
June 18, 2020 Voxelsnake Mynckey Yes
June 18, 2020 Brain Get Brained AryFireZ Yes
June 18, 2020 Beastly Betrayal Jontohil2 Yes
June 18, 2020 PvBee MelonBP, hilligans, Rman Yes
June 18, 2020 Dragon Wars Command Realm Team Yes
June 18, 2020 Wildfire Cloud_Wolf Yes
June 18, 2020 Overshadow gibbsly & Vertex Creations Yes
June 18, 2020 Trilands Acented, Aeltumn, Grafisch Yes
May 7, 2020 Crossfire Acented, Aeltumn, Grafisch Yes
May 7, 2020 Drycut Lanes Ty Yes
May 7, 2020 Isolated Isle Vertex Creations & AliceHowlter No
May 7, 2020 Shulker Rush II MineMakers Team Yes
May 7, 2020 Pig Thieves Yeggs Yes
May 7, 2020 Floor is a Trap RaZZoR409 Yes
May 7, 2020 Puzzle with Squares warco311, MaxLoewe, christina_12 Yes
May 7, 2020 Zombie Cart Arrgs, DTPlayers, Captain_Deadpool Yes
May 7, 2020 Cero Mynckey Yes
May 7, 2020 Meteor Miners 2 likeabauws, 123maarten123, YZEROgame Yes
April 14, 2020 TNT Race Vertex Creations Yes
April 14, 2020 Boom Doom Command Realm Team Yes
April 14, 2020 Moon Miners Brianthecoo Yes
April 14, 2020 Hunter Mystery Kirill17, Frilled Yes
April 14, 2020 Dodgeball! cloveeee Yes
April 14, 2020 Minute Rush qmagnet Yes
April 14, 2020 Honey Missile Wars Chopper2112, Supersette, kruthers Yes
March 13, 2020 The Big Quiz Arrgs, Dogery, Supersette No
March 13, 2020 Turf Wars The Yeggs Team Yes
March 13, 2020 Shulker War RaZZoR409 Yes
March 13, 2020 Creeper Run GCodingStudios Yes
February 28, 2020 Underwater Mob Arena PvPqnda and asluup Yes
February 28, 2020 Guesshead Flcme No
February 28, 2020 Rematch MCFilms, Jayjo_, and Flamingosaurus Yes
February 28, 2020 Raid Rumble GCodingStudios Yes
February 28, 2020 Panic Plates Flcme and BOPofficial No
February 28, 2020 Pawn Meeples10, Pebble, and Kovu Yes
February 7, 2020 Laser Tag Yeggs Yes
February 7, 2020 Illusions Creeper Juice & Squishy Yes
February 7, 2020 Pillar Ninjas Supersette and Arrgs Yes
February 7, 2020 Arrow Fight PvPqnda & Hielke Yes
February 7, 2020 Armor Stand Parkour mickae and ZebraPantz Yes
February 7, 2020 Island Fall The Minermen Yes
February 7, 2020 Depiction Battle AryFireZ Yes
November 22, 2019 Magma Runner Remastered Vertex Creations No
November 22, 2019 Diamond Defender 3 Vertex Creations & Xisuma No
October 29, 2019 Halloween Chaos Skilendarz Group Yes
October 29, 2019 Disaster Star Survival Jontohil2 Yes
October 29, 2019 Connect 4 First Pick Yes
October 29, 2019 Sprint Racer Flamingosaurus, VioletRosa, MCFilms Yes
October 29, 2019 Dog Ball Yeggs No
October 4, 2019 Raft Rush MelonBP, Rman, RedSthunder00 Yes
October 4, 2019 Motor Course 2 BrosephMC Yes
October 4, 2019 Slay Plagiatus, Etex and friends Yes
October 4, 2019 PiyoChamber Team Three Quarters No
October 4, 2019 The Silent Heist Jontohil2 Yes
October 4, 2019 Trash Dig Yeggs Yes
September 13, 2019 Potato Games: Remastered Donisi No
September 13, 2019 Castle Chaos Yeggs Yes
September 13, 2019 Biome Run 2 Supersette, Chumbleweasel, PurpleCrystal02 Yes
August 16, 2019 Security Guard DTplayers Yes
August 16, 2019 Car Dodger The_Artist123, Ferao, darkMagicmachine Yes
August 16, 2019 Maze Wars Azerus Team Yes
August 16, 2019 Beaconators Jbip, Ewol51, 6pri1 Yes
August 16, 2019 Vertex Skywars Vertex Creations Yes
July 26, 2019 Sleepless Night Vertex Creations Yes
July 26, 2019 Corrupted Tag CHESKIS and Fabaki No
July 26, 2019 MineBoatRace warco311, MaxLoewe, christina_12 Yes
July 26, 2019 UHC Ultimate Vertex Creations Yes
June 28, 2019 Knockback Madness Remastered Vertex Creations Yes
June 28, 2019 Makers Wars II MineMakers Team Yes
June 28, 2019 Dash Digger Dieuwt Yes
June 28, 2019 Hole in the Floor Remastered Vertex Creations Yes
June 7, 2019 Dance Floor Cavinator1 & CemreK Yes
June 7, 2019 Bolt Vertex Creations Yes
March 29, 2019 Colorful Rotation 2 Vertex Creations Yes
March 29, 2019 Simple Hockey Vertex Creations Yes
March 29, 2019 Trident Fishers CHESKIS Yes
February 15, 2019 Windmill (more info) Vertex Creations Yes
February 15, 2019 Totem Clash (more info) HomiePinkGuyYT & Dank_Assassin Yes
February 15, 2019 Sheep Shuffle (more info) The_Artist123 Yes
February 15, 2019 Pixel Party (more info) DutchCommander and Team Blocksanity Yes
December 14, 2018 Puzzle Wars (more info) Azerus Team Yes
December 14, 2018 Chromatica (more info) the_suso_craft, adri2711 Yes
December 14, 2018 Heart Rush (more info) Vertex Creations No
December 14, 2018 Balloon Bash (more info) SirBenet Yes
December 14, 2018 Space Aces (more info) LegoBro, CdRCraft, ThatGreenGem Yes
October 26, 2018 The Crafting Cube Vertex Creations Yes
October 26, 2018 TIX.TAX Wector11211 Yes
September 28, 2018 Dreadnought Vertex Creations Yes
September 28, 2018 Phantom Run iWacky Yes
September 28, 2018 Pirates Hide & Seek iWacky, ALEX_CY, It5meSam Yes
September 28, 2018 Spot the Difference NICO_THE_PR0 & ALEX_CY Yes
September 28, 2018 Four in a Line Kooleyy Yes
August 24, 2018 Capture Kings (more info) Vertex Creations Yes
August 24, 2018 Conveyor Crasher (more info) Dieuwt Yes
July 19, 2018 Spread 2 (more info) RedstoneJunkies Yes
May 11, 2018 Freezun (more info) Theticman, ChildOfStars, ChildOfMoon No
May 11, 2018 Bow Blitz (more info) AngaBlue, Saundeh, OBLISION Yes
April 20, 2018 PistonUp (more info) MineMakers Team Yes
April 20, 2018 Easter Eggcitement (more info) Podcrash No
April 20, 2018 Platforms (more info) Supersette, Chumbleweasel, PurpleCrystal02 No
April 20, 2018 Sky Control (more info) Vertex Creations Yes
April 20, 2018 Rogues (more info) Dieuwt Yes
April 20, 2018 Minigame Blitz (more info) DarkPiep No
April 20, 2018 Plumber (more info) Wector11211 Yes
March 30, 2018 Easter Egg Factory (more info) JannisX11 No
March 16, 2018 Barnyard Brawl (more info) ChainsawNinja, FancySmash No
March 16, 2018 Palette Pellets (more info) Team Trailblaze No
March 16, 2018 Party Parade (more info) Chromatis, Cxve No
February 23, 2018 Short Fuse (more info) Team Trailblaze Yes
February 23, 2018 Combat Cube (more info) Chromatis No
February 23, 2018 Elemental Forces (more info) PingiPuck, _Wither31_, NotMitchu, Master_Nati No
February 23, 2018 River Rampage (more info) Vertex Creations Yes
February 23, 2018 Draughts (more info) federick90, marhjo, Aerh No
January 26, 2018 Dodge (more info) Aerh, Avihay, Gamerrizz No
January 26, 2018 Bombathon (more info, now Bombathon 2) Vertex Creations Yes
December 15, 2017 Snowbound (more info) The Nice Elves No
December 15, 2017 Sorcerer's Book 2 (more info) CmdBlockPL Team No
December 15, 2017 Raft Clash (more info) SirBenet No
November 10, 2017 Tower Hour (more info) Pszemo No
November 10, 2017 Spread (more info) RedstoneJunkies Team No
October 20, 2017 Survivalists (more info) Team Trailblaze, dragonmaster95 No
October 6, 2017 War of Wizards (more info) RedstoneJunkies Team No
October 6, 2017 Mirage Wars (more info, now Island Invaders) Vertex Creations Yes
September 15, 2017 The Birthday Game RedstoneJunkies, Plagiatus No
September 15, 2017 Sky Walker (more info) Kris Madas and iWacky No
September 15, 2017 Crafty Monkeys (more info) MineMakers Team Yes
August 25, 2017 Magma Runner (more info) Rogue_Baron No
August 25, 2017 PentaBlock (more info) Incarceron, Jbip, dragonmaster95 No
August 25, 2017 Ninja Defense (more info) Rogue_Baron No
August 4, 2017 Levitate (more info) 0SirAwesome, Luna No
August 4, 2017 Cantara (more info) JustThatHat and Infixes No
August 4, 2017 Diamond Defender 2 (more info) Xisuma, Pollieboy and Vilder50 No
August 4, 2017 Biome Run (more info) Supersette & PurpleCrystal02 No
August 4, 2017 Meteor Miners (more info) 123maarten123, likeabauws, YZEROgame No
August 4, 2017 Minecraft: The Island (more info) Blockception & Del Rey No
August 4, 2017 Rod Run (more info) Theticman, ChildOfStars, ChildOfMoon No
August 4, 2017 Color Control (more info) Sybillian No
July 14, 2017 Color Drop (more info) MineMakers Team Yes
July 14, 2017 Fishing For Gold (more info) Kris Madas - iWacky & Wizzyz No
June 30, 2017 Simple Checkers (more info) Code__ Yes
June 30, 2017 Duel TNT (more info) ChainsawNinja Yes
June 30, 2017 Control (more info) Plagiatus, dragonmaster95, Etex, Tomhelduf No
June 30, 2017 Blast Off (more info) NeoMC and iWacky No
June 30, 2017 Shulker Rush (more info) MineMakers Team No
June 30, 2017 Space Wars (more info) Mapmakers From Space No
June 30, 2017 Arena Rumble (more info) Team Trailblaze Yes
April 14, 2017 Fortress Frenzy 2 (more info) ChainsawNinja No
April 14, 2017 Chunk Runner (more info) NeoMC, FantomLX, and iWacky No
March 31, 2017 Monster Kids (more info) Moesh and Mojang No
March 31, 2017 Colorful Rotation (more info) CommanderRedstone, 7x2, Xeronsis, and Toddler No
March 31, 2017 Makers Party (more info) MineMakers Team No
March 14, 2017 Palette Slam (more info) Team Trailblaze No
March 14, 2017 Cublex (more info) Vilder50 and Pollieboy No
March 14, 2017 Sky Desert Challenge (more info) Code__ Yes
February 8, 2017 Elytron (more info) Theticman, ChildOfStars, ChildOfMoon Yes
February 8, 2017 10 Minute Parkour (more info) FantomLX, iWacky, and Tiliba No
January 20, 2017 Battle of Gods (more info) McMakistein, Sqored, and EnrazeGames No
January 20, 2017 Highliner (more info) McDic and Kayan No
December 16, 2016 The Naughty List (more info) The Naughty Elves No
December 16, 2016 Ice Wars (more info) Team Noot No
December 16, 2016 Christmas Brawl (more info) MineMakers Team No
December 16, 2016 Logic&Elves (more info) Dwittyy No
December 2, 2016 Hot Potato (more info) Team Cryus No
November 18, 2016 Makers Punch (more info, now Makers Punch 2) MineMakers Team Yes
November 5, 2016 Color Run (more info) Team Cryus No
October 29, 2016 Pumpkin Party (more info) Plagiatus, dragonmaster95, and Tomhelduf No
October 29, 2016 Trick or Treat (more info) CommanderRedstone, BREEZ90, gilly330, and Pebble No
October 10, 2016 Valley of the Kings (more info) The Broken Buttons No
September 16, 2016 Makers Wars (more info) MineMakers Team No
August 23, 2016 Imperium (more info) Vilder50 and Pollieboy No
August 16, 2016 Ludo (more info) Plagiatus, dragonmaster95, and Vilder50 No
August 16, 2016 Wither's Challenge (more info) Xiantis and Hypixel No
August 16, 2016 Clambering Cubes (more info) bananenbroek4 No
July 14, 2016 Makers Spleef (more info, now Makers Spleef 2) MineMakers Team Yes
June 28, 2016 Blocked In Combat (more info) PingiPuck, pandymit, EpicMelon, and DarkPiep No
May 27, 2016 ZeGame (more info) JesperTheEnd No
April 22, 2016 Carrot Catcher (more info) Halbrave No
April 12, 2016 Sunburn Phoenix yrsegal and destruc7i0n No
April 11, 2016 Minecar Racing (more info) McMakistein No
April 5, 2016 Western Dodge (more info) Halbrave No
March 21, 2016 Replica (more info) Mlakuss No
February 2, 2016 Half Heart Race (more info) Team Wooloo No
January 21, 2016 Jump Arena (more info) NateT_Bird No
December 17, 2015 Entrapment (more info) slicedlime No
December 14, 2015 3D Minesweeper (more info) TheAl_T Yes
November 11, 2015 The Dropper (more info) Bigre No
October 27, 2015 CastleRise: Brothers' Feud (more info) Kanoc No
October 21, 2015 Monster's Portal (more info) Matdog and Vilder50 No
October 20, 2015 Sunburn Reforged (more info) yrsegal and TheDestruc7i0n No
August 21, 2015 Build-off Parkour (more info) slicedlime No
August 21, 2015 Solitaire (more info) JesperTheEnd No
August 20, 2015 Labyrinth (more info) samasaurus6, buckingirl4, and MineyCow No
August 20, 2015 Point Runner (more info) CitrioN and Xisuma No
August 20, 2015 Zomberman (more info) Brutec No
August 14, 2015 Sharks vs. Steve (more info) TwitchNitr0 No
July 27, 2015 Splatter (more info) SethBling No
July 22, 2015 Bubble Shooter (more info) slicedlime No
March 1, 2015 Memory Battle K1ll1er, Huntondoom, Quazymoodo, and ImLeeRii Yes
March 1, 2015 TNT Run K1ll1er, Huntondoom, Quazymoodo, and Chrisbambiies No
October 24, 2014 Diamond Defender (more info) Xisuma and Eease No
October 24, 2014 Pizzaspleef (more info) SethBling No
October 20, 2014 Color Cube (more info) Musclecraft No
October 20, 2014 Missile Wars (more info) SethBling and Cubehamster No
October 15, 2014 Bloxorz (more info) JesperTheEnd No
October 15, 2014 Knockback Madness (more info) AKAMC No
December 19, 2013 Autospleef (more info) SethBling No
December 19, 2013 Block vs. Zombies (more info) SethBling No
December 19, 2013 Cake Defense (more info) FVDisco No
December 19, 2013 Dash of Doom (more info) Dragnoz No
December 19, 2013 The Walls (more info) Hypixel No


Adventures are maps designed for long term play.

Release Date Map Name Creator(s) Availability
August 21, 2020 Escape the House GixyLuke, mickae Yes
August 21, 2020 Rainbow Escape NICO_THE_PRO Yes
June 18, 2020 The Illusioner Part 2 LetzTaco & GhostFarts Yes
June 18, 2020 Soulless Dieuwt Yes
June 18, 2020 Tranquil Gardens pollieboy & Vilder50 Yes
June 18, 2020 Falling Falling MrBurdy Yes
June 18, 2020 Infinisky BillehBawb & THEGamingninja Yes
June 18, 2020 Complicated Parkour mickae, GlxyLuke, Yeatzy Yes
May 7, 2020 Chronicles of the Shop Fasading Yes
April 14, 2020 The Illusioner Part 1 LetzTaco, GhostFarts Yes
March 13, 2020 Variety FatalVortex Yes
March 13, 2020 Noob vs Pro - Battle of the Bush Skilendarz Group Yes
March 13, 2020 Unfair Locked NICO_THE_PRO Yes
February 28, 2020 Dimension Parkour Hielke Yes
February 28, 2020 OneBlock IJAMinecraft Yes
February 28, 2020 Gold Puzzles FatalVortex Yes
February 28, 2020 400 Levels PvPqnda Yes
February 7, 2020 Left Right Up Down GrmpfhcGames Yes
November 22, 2019 Confinement Ty Yes
October 29, 2019 Unfair Door NICO_THE_PRO Yes
October 29, 2019 Gravity Remastered Vertex Creations & ThatGreenGem Yes
July 26, 2019 Emerald Chambers Dieuwt Yes
June 28, 2019 Illemana Defense Piyotato, TehPiyoNoob, Zhengy Yes
June 7, 2019 The Twist Labs (Remastered) warco311, MaxLoewe, christina_12 Yes
May 17, 2019 10 Years of Minecraft Minecraft & Blockworks Yes
May 15, 2019 Totality (more info) coldfusionmaps Yes
March 29, 2019 The Pickaxe Quest NICO_THE_PRO Yes
March 29, 2019 Parkour Pyramid Hielke Yes
March 29, 2019 Terminal Velocity (more info) the_suso_craft, adri2711 Yes
February 15, 2019 Annoying Ghosts ElectroBleach, GenericallyNamed, Meeepy12 No
December 14, 2018 Chickwing's Lair Vertex Creations Yes
December 14, 2018 ASTEROID HomiePinkGuyYT and Dank_Assassin Yes
December 14, 2018 Ruby Caverns Dieuwt Yes
September 28, 2018 A Programmed Adventure NICO_THE_PRO Yes
August 24, 2018 The Missing Sandwich II (more info) ElectroBleach, GenericallyNamed, Meeepy12 No
August 8, 2018 Clockwork (more info) Swifter_1243 Yes
August 24, 2018 The Cave (more info) LetzTaco, EliMe5 Yes
August 24, 2018 Backtrack (more info) GrmpfhcGames Yes
May 11, 2018 Cactus Escape (more info) NICO_THE_PRO Yes
May 11, 2018 The Curse of Starry Isle (more info) AdamDJM No
February 23, 2018 Sea of Cinders (more info) moldy No
February 23, 2018 Untold Stories 5 - Calamity Canyon (more info) RenderXR No
February 23, 2018 Corrupted Isles (more info) Smitje No
November 10, 2017 Abstraction: MINECON EARTH (more info) Jigarbov Yes
October 20, 2017 Late (more info) MineMakers Team No
October 6, 2017 Cookie Crumble (more info) Swifter_1243 No
October 6, 2017 The Colossus (more info) spacegame202, iLAVA No
September 15, 2017 Reflections (more info) CommandRedstone, Barf Creations, Ds43m, illio No
September 15, 2017 Cave Game (more info) Mr3DAlien Yes
August 4, 2017 Mirage Tower Defense (more info) Mirage Maps No
July 14, 2017 Advanced Sky (more info) Mr3DAlien Yes
June 30, 2017 Colors (more info) CommandRedstone No
June 30, 2017 The Witch (more info) LetzTaco No
June 30, 2017 Untold Stories 4 - Corona Trials (more info) RenderXR No
June 30, 2017 A Knight's Tale (more info) LetzTaco No
June 30, 2017 Puzzles & Powers (more info) PingiPuck and Master_Nati No
February 8, 2017 The Forgotten Book (more info) Foleros and tomaxed No
January 20, 2017 Story Mode - Redstonia (more info) Onnowhere No
November 23, 2016 Light Your Way Home (more info) BlockWorks and Mojang No
November 5, 2016 A Giant Quest (more info) Team Wooloo No
November 5, 2016 Bear Buds (more info) Mithey and Blueloving No
November 5, 2016 Sad Panda Adventures 2 (more info) Mithey and Blueloving No
October 29, 2016 Herobrine's Mansion (more info) Xiantis and Hypixel No
October 29, 2016 Monster Kids (more info) Moesh No
October 29, 2016 The Dornenstein Estate (more info) Mangelware, DIDschl, and Saophai No
October 29, 2016 Unsighted Shadow (more info) MineMakers Team No
October 14, 2016 Gray (more info) CommanderRedstone No
October 14, 2016 Sad Panda Adventures (more info) Mithey No
September 16, 2016 Chicken's Courage (more info) Mithey No
August 10, 2016 Where Next (more info) TPCBonehound No
July 18, 2016 Negentropy (more info) Plagiatus and SDCStudio No
June 21, 2016 Captive Minecraft IV: Winter Realm (more info) TheFarlanders No
June 10, 2016 Infinity Dungeon (more info) Jigarbov No
May 15, 2016 The Present Factory (more info) QwertyuiopThePie, NateT_Bird, and Wiskeyweasel No
May 10, 2016 Terra Swoop Force (more info) The Noxcrew No
April 22, 2016 G.A.T.O.S. (more info) Team Wooloo No
April 22, 2016 We are the Rangers (more info) Dragnoz, Samasaurus6, Blockworks No
April 12, 2016 Oscilight: The Light Shadow (more info) Dwittyy No
April 11, 2016 Don't Go Insane (more info) Datenegassie No
January 21, 2016 Total House Bombover (more info) Team Wooloo No
January 12, 2016 The Genius Machine (more info) The VoxelBox No
November 12, 2015 Wayward Wonders (more info) M0ndy No
November 4, 2015 The Heist (more info) Cubehamster, Wubbi, Samasaurus6 No
October 22, 2015 UHC Blox (more info) gerrybrano No
October 5, 2015 Lucid Nightmare (more info) Farenheit No
August 21, 2015 The Muk-Luk Lodge (more info) The VoxelBox No
July 17, 2015 Random Skies (more info) Dragnoz No
October 24, 2014 Spellbound Caves (more info) Vechs No
October 15, 2014 Diversity 2 (more info) QMagnet No

World templates[edit]

World templates are maps designed for usage as custom survival world spawns. Normal terrain generates beyond the hand-made spawn area.

Release Date Map Name Creator(s) Availability
June 18, 2020 El Dorado Tomm2000 & jackk_ice Yes
May 7, 2020 Knelbourne DeeDeeNaNaNa Yes
May 7, 2020 Emerlow Ville PixelFurious Yes
May 7, 2020 Sky-High NiekarioLinked, CmdVoid, Zoltarcity Yes
April 14, 2020 Worm Attack collage, PerfectKill, A_Girl Yes
April 14, 2020 Svalbard ImADiamondPotato, Dogery, Arrgs Yes
April 14, 2020 Serpent's Revenge collage, edelewill, Feran Yes
February 7, 2020 Yellow Oasis kartoffelgranate and Slarox Yes
February 7, 2020 Deercastle Hoonas2003 and mattikrokki Yes
February 7, 2020 Flytrap Takeover Dogery, collage, and A_Girl Yes
February 7, 2020 Eastern Bay Woods ZzLEMONzZ Yes
December 13, 2019 Cracked Dogery, ImADiamondPotato, vaughaan Yes
November 22, 2019 Forgotten Island Tomm2000 Yes
November 22, 2019 Farmstead's Breeze ZzLEMONzZ Yes
November 22, 2019 Castle Island feran, 62h, Bikesnob Yes
October 4, 2019 Jungle Castaway Tomm2000 Yes
July 26, 2019 Off the Grid PopularYouTube, MagicJer10, MagicTin Yes
May 11, 2018 Kingdom: Survival (more info) Blockception Yes
May 11, 2018 Farming Valley (more info) Norvale Yes
May 11, 2018 Stranded (more info) Norvale Yes
December 16, 2016 Frosty Wind (more info) Theticman and ChildOfStars Yes
December 2, 2016 Vaslen (more info) Terasal No
December 2, 2016 Fort Craft (more info) goCreative No
November 14, 2016 The Lost Civilization (more info) Blockception and Mojang Yes
October 29, 2016 Forgotten Hamlet (more info) Theticman and ChildOfStars No
October 14, 2016 Canopy Dream (more info) Theticman and ChildOfStars Yes
September 16, 2016 Waldur (more info) Halbrave, Pebble, and Kovu Yes
August 24, 2016 Reddern (more info) Pe3tr, Twett, and Tiliba No
August 23, 2016 Jeontong Village (more info) Mangelware No
August 16, 2016 Ghost Town (more info) Pe3tr, Twett, and Tiliba No
August 9, 2016 Murky Manor (more info) Nobleman, Defran, and Vek No
August 8, 2016 Aurora Glade (more info) Mangelware Yes
August 1, 2016 Mushroom Plantation (more info) _Ug, IkeShroom, and P0weri No
June 10, 2016 Dragon's Roost (more info) Inryft, Floodplain, and Nobleman No
June 7, 2016 Stellar Impact (more info) Springstof No
April 28, 2016 Elleroth (more info) Pe3tr and Twett Yes
April 12, 2016 Floral Ranch (more info) Pe3tr and Twett No
March 21, 2016 Desert Nook (more info) Nobleman, Vek, and Paaaaaaat No
March 7, 2016 Amrath (more info) Halbrave Yes
January 20, 2016 Jungle Retreat (more info) Nobleman, Vek, and Paaaaaaat No
January 20, 2016 Winter's Hearth (more info) Nobleman, Vek, and Paaaaaaat No
January 20, 2016 Zanafar Salt Mines (more info) Pixelbat No
January 8, 2016 Staalhamer (more info) Springstof and Jaapie172 Yes
January 7, 2016 Tranquil Temple (more info) K1ll1er, ImLeeRii & Mouldy_Burrito Yes
December 10, 2015 Flower Island (more info) Emoluvjd2 Yes
December 9, 2015 Sparrenhout (more info) Springstof Yes
August 28, 2015 Skylight (more info) Springstof Yes
August 21, 2015 A Treemendous Spawn (more info) The VoxelBox No
August 21, 2015 Desert Ruins (more info) AKAMC No
August 21, 2015 Silent Ville (more info) Springstof Yes
October 27, 2014 Spindlewood (more info) The VoxelBox Yes
October 22, 2014 Raider's Refuge (more info) Blockworks Yes
October 22, 2014 Winter Stronghold (more info) Blockworks No


Experiences are maps designed for observation and exploration. These maps lack a goal that the player is actively working toward completing.

Release Date Map Name Creator(s) Availability
June 18, 2020 3D Graphing Calculator CommanderRedstone Yes
June 18, 2020 Math Fractals Azerus Team Yes
February 28th, 2020 Berries and Slimes Dieuwt Yes
February 7th, 2020 White House with Original Interior kartoffelgranate & Slarox Yes
October 4, 2019 Section Six Tumblrr, Enlighten, chunswae Yes
September 13, 2019 Build Animator MHF_Trader, Games_or_Whatevr Yes
September 13, 2019 Winter Haven Holiday Resort Tumblrr, Enlighten, chunswae Yes
October 6, 2017 HeroFair Amusement Park (More Info) CommandRedstone, Krissix, lefserull No
August 25, 2017 QMAGNET's Test Map (More Info) qmagnet No
June 30, 2017 Palette Paint (More Info) Team Trailblaze No
April 14, 2017 Fireworks Extravaganza (More Info) guenstig No
March 31, 2017 Albert AI (More Info) Onnowhere No
January 20, 2017 Big Giant Light Show (More Info) CDFDMAN, Sounas, and SpiderRobotMan No


Inspiration maps are designed to inspire others to create new things in Minecraft. These maps intend to encourage new and exciting builds for players to try themselves.

Release Date Map Name Creator(s) Availability
October 9, 2020 Whale Of Nature Razzleberries Realms Yes
May 7, 2020 Inspiring Interior edelewill, Feran, 62h Yes
April 14, 2020 Terrain Palette Hills collage, Feran, OBLISION Yes
April 14, 2020 World of Animals edelewill Yes
February 28, 2020 Castle of Slarox Slarox, kartoffelgranate Yes
February 28, 2020 Sunset Resort Feran and 62h Yes
December 13, 2019 Summit Peak (more info) Celisio, b3nj1, zun Yes
November 22, 2019 Ordinance of the Tropic SuchAGod Yes
September 13, 2019 Biome Builds Theticman, ChildOfStars Yes
September 13, 2019 Alpine Falls Celisio, b3nj1, zun Yes
August 16, 2019 Summer Solstice Terasal, Zerghunter666, Jrxss & Ethernets Yes
August 16, 2019 Civilization of the Unforgotten SuchAGod Yes
July 26, 2019 Rustic Huddle Terasal, Zerghunter666, Jrxss Yes
June 7, 2019 Shipyard Inc (more info) Celisio, b3nj1, zun Yes
February 15, 2019 The 4th Dimension (more info) Team Vaeron Yes
December 14, 2018 Holiday Collection (more info) PopularYouTube, MagicTin, MagicJer10 Yes
December 14, 2018 Airshow (more info) PopularYouTube, MagicTin, MagicJer10 Yes
October 26, 2018 NM Corporation Spark Squared Yes
September 28, 2018 Showcase of Vehicles PopularYouTube, MagicTin, MagicJer10 Yes
September 28, 2018 Corte Madera Team Vaeron Yes
November 10, 2017 The World of Towers (more info) WebWorm, Wither20 No
August 4, 2017 Magic Hotel (more info) WebWorm, EnjoinXD, Wither20 No
July 14, 2017 The Museum of Redstone Creations (more info) WebWorm No
June 30, 2017 Castle Collection (more info) Noodlor Yes
April 8, 2017 ChunkWorld (more info) Noodlor Yes


Although Realms is hosted by Mojang, and therefore safe and secure, it has some limitations. These limitations can be avoided by using standalone server software or a third-party hosting website.

  • Only whitelisted servers with up to ten players at once are allowed.
  • Players cannot be invited/uninvited or opped/deopped (given/removed operator status) in-game - they must quit to the menu to do this.
  • All players are de-opped - even the host - while in a mini-game.
  • The host can not be de-opped outside of mini-games.
  • Minecraft must be running to configure the player's Realm.
  • Realms cannot be used in old versions of the game or snapshots.[4]
  • Players get kicked for inactivity
  • Servers reset at midnight.[more information needed]
  • Users under the age of 16 need parental consent to play on Realms.


Realms version history[edit]

It has been suggested that this section be split. Do not split pages until a consensus has been reached. [discuss]

Java Edition[edit]

Since Java Edition 1.7.10, Realms has had its own versioning system. Below is a changelog of these updates:

1.0.0 Redesigned configuration menu.
Added "Player Activity" section.
Added ability to toggle PvP, spawning of Animals, Monsters, and NPCs, Command Blocks, Spawn Protection, and some others.
Added the ability for the player to upload their own worlds.
Fixed crash while using a Resource Pack
Fixed white heads glitch.
1.2.5 Enabled more logging for Realms, which ends up in the launcher development console.
1.2.6 Fixed issue with world uploading on Windows.
1.2.7 Stored Realms library version in the library jar so it can be displayed by the launcher.
1.2.8 Fixed backups screen scrolling
Added indicator colors for each player in the activity monitor.
1.2.9 World map is now downloaded directly to the Minecraft saves directory.
1.2.10 Configure button is now disabled if Realm is in admin mode.
1.3.0 Localization of Realms error messages.
1.3.1 Fixed an issue with Invite Screen that wouldn't display Realms error messages on screen
Refactoring of error handling in Realms http client.
1.3.2 Fixed an issue with world downloading on Windows.
1.3.4 Realms considers modded clients to be outdated.
1.5.2 Unknown
1.5.4 Unknown
1.5.5 Moved "What is Realms?" button to the top-left of the Realms home screen.
1.5.9 Unknown.
1.7.3 New world configuration layout. Ability to have three worlds saved to the Realm with the ability to switch between them at any time.
1.8.9 New realm logos, and changed "What is Realms?" button into a yellow "?".
1.9.4 The invite list cap is lifted from 200 to "an arbitrarily large, but maybe reachable number."[5]
1.9.5 The world upload limit is lifted to 5GB.[6][7]
1.10.10 When new content is loaded into Realms, and an announcement blog post is posted, a newspaper icon now shows on the home screen 'Minecraft Realms' button. These notifications can be toggled on and off.[8][9]
1.10.11 Added Experiences as a new map category.
Renamed Adventure Maps to Adventures.[10][11]
1.10.16 Added Inspiration as a new map category.[12]
1.10.17 Minor GUI component changes.
1.10.18 Refactoring of world uploader.
1.10.19 Added 6 new images into the What is realms? popup.
1.10.20 Updated parental consent screen to comply with the GDPR.
1.10.21 Updated parental consent screen again: changed message and added link to
1.10.22 Temporarily disabled player activity feed.
1.13.0 GUI code refactored to work with Java Edition 1.13.
Added error and empty text in world template selection screen.
Tasks with a loading screen do not crash the client anymore if an unhandled error occurs, instead it keeps the loading screen displayed until the Cancel button is clicked.
Reduced the file size of some images in the What is realms? popup.
1.13.1 Improved the visibility handling of the list in the Realms home screen.
1.13.2 Minor fix of the Realms home screen code.
1.13.3 Fixed bugs where Realms altered some chunks of 1.13 single-player worlds upon world upload. Fixed bugs where Realms would delete zipped data packs and functions from unzipped data packs.
1.13.9 Fixed REALMS-979 – "Difficulty Won't Change".
1.13.10 Unknown.
1.14.0 Unknown.
1.14.1 Unknown.
1.14.2 Unknown.
1.14.3 Fixed REALMS-1607 – "'Incompatible client' screen is missing the return button".
1.14.4 Unknown.
1.14.5 Unknown.
1.14.6 Unknown.
1.14.7 Unknown.
1.14.8 Unknown.
1.14.9 Unknown.
1.14.10 Unknown.
1.14.11 Unknown.
1.14.12 Unknown.
1.14.13 Fixed REALMS-1710 – "Realms page UI isn't aligned properly" and REALMS-1692 – "'Buy a realm' popup shows up when trying to join a realm".
1.14.14 Fixed bug REALMS-1709: Spawn protection is not pressed in realms world settings, REALMS-1700: Realms Menu Gradient Off-Center, and REALMS-1414: Error 500 when trying to upload a world.
1.14.15 Unknown.
1.14.16 Unknown.
1.14.17 Unknown.

Bedrock Edition[edit]

1.10 Fixed REALMS-1467 – "Feed items always say they were posted a the same date" and REALMS-1539 – "Downloaded realm 'A newer version of the game has saved this level. It cannot be loaded'."

Minecraft version history[edit]

Originally, Realms updates were tied into regular Minecraft updates, until the release of 1.7.10. Below is a changelog of all those updates.

Java Edition
1.5Added Minecraft Realms Alpha, which was accessible only to 100 alpha testers.
1.5.1Changed Realm List Layout to show the player's owned Realms first, then ones they are invited to.
Overhauled Configuration screen, changing layout.
Changed the way Realms show up on the main list.
Updated "More Info" link.
1.6.4More alpha testers chosen, using the same algorithm as the first round of testers were picked with.
1.7.4Configuration screen layout changed
Updated Realms list to include a picture of the owner's face as the server logo.
1.7.5Added Minigames feature.
1.7.6Added the ability to promote other players to Operators via the configuration screen.
Added "Changes since last backup" feature.
1.7.10Moved all Realms related modules into a separate library.
Improvements in Realms UI.
1.8.8Realms now has the ability to serve Realm-wide resource packs.
1.8.9Realms invites from friends are now shown on the main menu.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.7.0Added Pocket Realms, accessible only to the testers of the Java Edition.
0.7.6Moved Realms login button to the settings menu.
"Play on Realms" button appears only if a tester is signed in.
Realms are shut down for maintenance.
0.15.0Realms build 1Readded Realms.
Users can now test Realms Alpha for free.
Realms build 2Fixed crashes related to realms.
?Players now have to sign into Xbox Live to use Realms.
Bedrock Edition
1.13.1December 3, 2019Realms is no longer supported and has been replaced with Realms Plus.


The following chart shows when Realms was introduced in the respective countries.


Issues relating to "Realms" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.


  • The Mojang blog closing signature was signed // The Minecraft and Minecraft Realms teams instead of the usual // The Minecraft team starting with the blog Minecraft Snapshot 13w09a.[13]


Java Edition[edit]

Pocket Edition[edit]