Minecraft Forums community was created on June 16, 2009. It is the official community forum for the Minecraft video game that launched on May 17, 2009.
The forum is a hub used by the Minecraft community to share game modifications, custom maps, resource packs and servers. Registration to the Minecraft Forums community is free, and users do not need a Minecraft account to access the website. The company that manages the forum site is Curse, which acquired the site from Redstone Wire Ltd. Curse manages and maintains the software Cobalt that runs the site. Minecraft Forums has many registered users worldwide who contribute to the growth of the site and share posts on a daily basis.