Play 2.6.9 released

The Play Team is excited to announce the release of Play Framework 2.6.9. This is the latest stable release of Play.

Note that version 2.6.8 is is considered unreleased and should not be used.

Getting Play

  • To start a new project, visit
  • To upgrade an existing Play 2.6 project, edit your project/plugins.sbt file and set the sbt-plugin to 2.6.9.
  • To update an older Play project, take a look at the Migration Guide.


See the full list of changes and the 2.6.9 milestone on GitHub. The changes include several backwards-compatible bug fixes as well as documentation fixes.


Thanks to the community for their detailed bug reports and contributions.

Thanks to Lightbend for their continued sponsorship of the Play core team's efforts. Lightbend offers commercial support for Play.

Special thanks to the following contributors who helped with this release: Greg Methvin, Matthias Kurz, Marcos Pereira, Ignasi Marimon-Clos, sweety98, Alain Defrance, Caio Novaes, Nathan Coleman, Alexis Hernandez, Quentin Proust, Shruti Singh, Shunsuke Otani, Tim Moore, Tomek Kopczynski, joymufeng, nwalsh1995, and Daniel Reigada.

Greg Methvin

Play Framework contributor and maintainer.

San Francisco, USA

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