Mojang Studios Rebuilds Ancient Castles in Minecraft with National Trust

King of the Castle

Doing builds of famous structures or locations in video games is not really a new thing. Minecraft is obviously one of the more popular tools for that. Players all over the world use their creativity to make really amazing things. In the same vein of those builds, Mojang is starting to make more official creations themselves with the partnership of National Trust.

National Trust is an organization dedicated to the preservation of art, history, and nature. Using the new Minecraft update The Wild Update, Mojang Studios recreated the ruins of Corfe Castle as it stands today. Builder GrianMC and historian Alice Loxton collaborated to re-rebuild Corfe Castle as it would have been in its prime.


Alice began by describing the castle and how it was built back in the day. With her guidance, Grain began rebuilding the castle from its current ruins using his experience as a builder. With a nice time-lapse shot, we can see the final product.

The cool thing is that anyone can try it for themselves. Mojang has the ruins of Corfe Castle on a server, which players can jump in and mess around with. What do you think? Would you like to see more opportunities for builders to restore historical sites in Minecraft?

Minecraft is available on PC, mobile devices, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

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