Do you need Xbox Live Gold to access servers?

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    We can't answer the second part; we don't allow questions about unreleased games.
    – Frank
    Jan 17 '18 at 23:33
  • Sorry about that.
    – user203842
    Jan 17 '18 at 23:39
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    Any online gameplay for ANY game on the Xbox Line of Consoles requires Xbox Live
    – GipsyD
    Feb 18 '18 at 9:41

Yes, you need Xbox Live Gold.

Do I need an Xbox Live Gold subscription to play Minecraft online?

You will need an Xbox Live Gold subscription (sold separately) to use the following online features within Minecraft:

  • Realms
  • Connecting to servers
  • Cross-platform play

For local multiplayer you will not need an Xbox Live Gold subscription.


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