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'Minecraft' Realms Multiplayer Finally Heads To Apple TV
If you've been thinking about how you can play Minecraft with your Apple TV-owning gamer buddies It's time to get excited. Minecraft java "Realms" the Minecraft subscription-based multiplayer has been added to the Apple TV version. This updated version also features Xbox Live authentication support that allows players to access their linked avatars, character skins, and other information.
Realms accounts are similar to purchasing an Minecraft server. However, the account is maintained by Microsoft which means that you don't have to worry about hosting or IP addresses. You are in control of who is allowed to access your private Minecraft Realm as well. You don't have any worries about people visiting your Minecraft Realm and ruining it while you're building crazy recreations of King's Landing in Game of Thrones. You can get either a 10- or two-player Realm of your own for $3.99 and $7.99, respectively.
Existing Realms subscriptions for Mac, Linux, or PC will not be in a position to play alongside their iOS and Apple TV brethren. There are two Realms systems: one for PCs, and one that is compatible with iOS and Android users. We've asked whether there's a plan to connect the two systems.
The procedurally-generated worlds of Minecraft deserve to be explored with others; now Apple TV and iOS fans have a chance to do just that... as long as they stick to their own platform.