What are the best Minecraft servers?

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Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming

Steven Roberts
Written on April 5, 2019
"One of the things I liked most about this game is its environment. Not like some of the medieval games I've played where you only have to hack your way thru hordes of enemies, GoT: WiC also lets me strategize my every move and plan ahead in joining alliances as well as making trades. A must-try for every fledgling Westeros lord!"
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    #1Minecraft Official Site

    Minecraft Official Site

    The Minecraft Official Site is the best option for buying Minecraft and enjoying it on Mac or PC. Users can also find all kinds of Minecraft products, news, merchandising, updates, etc. 



    Deng Qian
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "This is still one of the best and most popular minecraft servers in my opinion. This is the best choice for most beginners as this will help them with most of their issues and problems when starting out."
    Bobby Guzman
    Written on August 29, 2018
    "No question, the main site i s the best place to get information since every playehas visited this URL at least once. Servers, tips, and tricks to get far into the game"
    Jason Harris
    Written on September 22, 2017
    "Well, you can't really get better than this. It's the original server and so many people have built so many amazing things on there."
    Crystal Moreno
    Written on September 22, 2017
    "The original and still the best. The competitors sites just lag or lose your data but not here. Rock solid as always and as fast as you want it to be."
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    PrimeMC is a Minecraft server that provides several game modes such as SkyBlock, Survival, Prison, OP Factions, Factions.



    Christina Rivera
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "This is a good destination for newcomers to the game and it's a great alternative to the official minecraft server too. Explore, try a few things out, and get a feel for the game before you dive in a bit deeper later on. One of the top mc servers that you should check out."
    Larry Kelley
    Written on February 7, 2017
    " A a solution relative to Minecraft servers PrimeMC seems like a interesting way to broaden game opportunities for interested players. I probably would play one or two game sessions just to test out the platform. "
    Ruth Dean
    Written on August 29, 2018
    "Prime is the perfect name for this one since it's actually the perfect site to get a server xD"
    Alan Luo
    Written on January 21, 2017
    "PrimeMC is a bugged Minecraft server that doesn't provide any game modes because every time I try to connect or the server is down, or it lags like hell. Waste of time, never again!"
    Brian Walsh
    Written on January 5, 2017
    "Very detailed, good use of forum format."
    Jose Campbell
    Written on March 8, 2017
    "I play PrimeMC for Minecraft as it really adds a lot of depth to the game. It has a ton of great features I use to expand my Minecraft experience as a player."
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    #3Hypixel Network

    Hypixel Network

    Hypixel Network is a Minecraft server with over 35 unique games like Megawalls and Warlords. It also includes original game modes like Survival, SkyBlocks, and Factions.



    Alan Jenkins
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "A good server with good games and activities to explore and try out. It also one of the easiest server to connect to out of all the one that I have tried so far. You get quick news and updates about anything new to minecraft shortly after any patch gets released."
    Bryan Barnes
    Written on February 4, 2017
    "I have never played Minecraft or any other video game. I grew up with PacMan so I am dating myself, but I was never interested or had the time to play video games. This entire site was totally confusing to me and I really had no idea what it was about."
    Gregory Ramos
    Written on January 21, 2017
    "The experience of these servers are more useful to livestreamers and hosts of local servers and channels. It's easier to connect, but there aren't many other things to do."
    Dhruv Jain
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "This resource allows me to stay up to date on all the changes and updates that are regularly made to minecraft servers. New achievement and quest challenge resources are definite time savers for me."
    Benjamin West
    Written on June 13, 2017
    "Hypixel Network it's a server for Minecraft. It would have nice game modes.. if only they worked! I have problems every time I start a new game, so I decided to give up on this."
    Written on August 9, 2017
    "Pls Make It For MINESHAFTER "


Did you know a school in Stockholm requires its 13-year-old students to play Minecraft? The reason behind that is to encourage the children to develop their thinking. The students will learn about city planning, and how electric grids and water supply networks work. The Viktor Rydberg school promoted the game to improve the students’ creativity and use of imagination. Minecraft, which was first called Cave Game, doesn’t have limitations on what a player can create. Its feature makes Minecraft successful among all open-world and sandbox games. This is why it is one of the best-selling video games of all time, with more than 144 million copies sold.

What makes Minecraft better is because of Minecraft servers. A Minecraft server is a type of multiplayer mode. This server enables you to play mini-games and interact with more Minecraft players. For you to play in a multiplayer mode you have to rent or host a server. Moreover, if you make your own server you can open it to the public. Furthermore, once you open a server to the public, people will come in and might destroy everything on it. But, before joining the best Minecraft servers you have to understand their differences. Why? Because finding fun Minecraft servers, suitable for your playing style and ambitions will boost your gaming experience. 
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    Desteria is a Minecraft server that provides Class System with custom skills, extensive level system, King of the Hill Mode, bosses...


    Jonathan Stephens
    Written on January 16, 2017
    "While trying to figure out how to connect to different Minecraft servers, I tried the Desteria site. The homepage looked great, but for a Minecraft beginner like myself, provided no clear cut links or information on where to find or how to enter different servers. The homepage only gave links to forums, shopping, voting, and staff which did not provide a solution to my finding and connecting to a specific server problem. I was very disappointed with this solution because it only left me with more questions. "
    Lawrence Watkins
    Written on January 5, 2017
    "If you love Minecraft, you will love Desteria. I love playing with my friends in whole new worlds. Its a fun way to escape reality."
    Austin Watson
    Written on March 13, 2017
    "I was having issues with the Minecraft servers, but I found the Desteria Forums, and they were helpful! The members got me up and running quickly, and easily!"
    Gilberto Marín
    Written on August 12, 2017
    "This solution is not great and I would not recommend it. While yes it is a Minecraft server, it is a very bad one at that. I have used it before and it does not come close to being the best Minecraft server out there. I would look for a different one. "
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    ExtremeCraft.net is a Minecraft server with Survival, Hunger Games, Factions, and RPG elements.



    Lucy Mao
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "This server is quite active with plenty of people to chat and interact with. The people here have already helped me many times with my issues in the game and with things that I found a little confusing. A nice community overall."
    Guo Ding
    Written on February 8, 2017
    "My buddy and I have been getting into Minecraft a lot lately. We decided to work on Minecraft servers ourselves since we were spending so much time on it and loving it so much. Someone suggested we try ExtremeCraft.net. That was the first site we tried and we love it. We have no reason to try anything else."
    Andy Tang
    Written on January 25, 2017
    "I was looking for a place to chat with others about Minecraft servers and found it here! I really like that it is active and many people participate in the threads."
    Nathan Gomez
    Written on February 3, 2017
    "A very good site for Minecraft Servers"
    Stephanie Simpson
    Written on December 18, 2018
    "Hated it. I was looking for a new server. I checked website, i put $60 in the basket, then logged on to check it out before i buy /wild dumped me in a snow savannah , no trees. I had 16 torches / NINETY MINUTES cooldown on /rtp - are they insane? Thats ridiculous. so im stuck there. I ran ffor a bit, no coal, no trees, and night. Looked in the shop - FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS for a log? WTF? So its gonna cost me $1000 , all the money I had, to make another 8 torches? Again, thats just absurd. And not very helpful to new players. So i dug down, best plan is find a mineshaft, they are full of wood and coal. I got down to a cave at level 36, and im down to nine torches. I asked five times in chat if someone could sell me a stack of torches. Nobody replied. There was more then 50 people on, not a single person bothered to reply, or offered to help me with some torches. I even offered to pay $1000 for a stack. They all completely ignored me, and carried on chatting amongst themselves. What a bunch of unfriendly, unhelpful, selfish *****s. So, the $60 will stay in the website basket. Horrible, unfriendly, and unhelpul to new players."
    Manuel Beltrán
    Written on May 5, 2017
    "I've played a lot of Minecraft in my day and I have never heard of this server before and I have been through a lot of them. You can find way better servers if you just look around or go ask on forums or reddit where they talk about games, and/or Minecraft. "
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    #6Minecraft Central

    Minecraft Central

    Minecraft Central is a Minecraft server that features Survival Games, Skywars, Hide and Seek, and Factions, among others.



    Liu Ma
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "There are plenty of modes to choose from and try here such as survival, prison, and factions. It also has a nice and active community and forum where you can just drop by and say hello."
    Bryan Andrews
    Written on February 14, 2017
    "Using Minecraft Central for my Minecraft server problem was great. Not only did they provide me resources for my gaming needs, but they also have forums for questions and concerns about the game. Minecraft Central truly is a community and I look forward to meeting and working with other Minecraft fans!"
    Sean Keller
    Written on August 29, 2018
    "Plenty of gamemodes in here that you can enjoy a lot especially if youre a fan of meeting new people and learning new stuffs. Communitys kinda toxic tho, so they should fix that part and ill give 5 stars"
    Written on August 17, 2017
    "muito otimo "
    Dan Xu
    Written on February 14, 2017
    "The website was a little hard to navigate and confusing. It didn't provide a direct response or solution to the problem, however I saw that I could use the forum and post my question there. And hopefully some of the other players can assist me in finding a solution."
    Adam Hunt
    Written on May 22, 2017
    "Minecraft Central is a bad server. It does not have very many people on it and when it does, they are not very fun to be around, talk to, or even play with. May I suggest you keep on looking if you want something that is actually fun. "
    Harry Johnson
    Written on February 14, 2017
    "Minecraft Central helped me with all of my minecraft server issues. "
    Written on August 17, 2017
    "muito bom"
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    MineHeroes.net is a Minecraft server with a variety of game modes such as Survival, daily missions, Factions, and SkyBlocks, among many others.


    Joseph Richardson
    Written on January 2, 2017
    "MineHeroes.net is kind of a confusing site. I'm new to Minecraft, but I know enough about it that I want to set up the Minecraft world I've created on a server, so others can join me in playing/building/adventuring... Looking around, I saw there is a forum and a few other options to look at...but nothing that immediately directs me anywhere. I had to scroll down to find an "About" section...and even that seemed vague... One can obviously donate to the site... One can probably play Minecraft with people the site shows are playing online... But will it allow me to set up dedicated space on their server so other can play in my Minecraft World?"
    Eva Vásquez
    Written on August 29, 2018
    "Top tier place for RP minecraft games, ive met so many people here from so many palces and learned a lot!"
    Chan Liu
    Written on March 26, 2017
    "This is not a good server and I know others will tell you the same thing. If you are a hardcore Minecraft fan then you will know the best ones. I would keep searching if I were you because this is a really bad server and I don't think many people use it. "
    Roger Ellis
    Written on March 3, 2017
    "Tired of playing by yourself? Looking for a private minecraft server? mineheroes.net has exactly what you need. with over 700 players online at any one time, their free servers can help you connect to strangers on the internet and build amazing creations!"
    Vibhore Khan
    Written on February 21, 2017
    "MineHeroes.net has a lot of useful information for navigating the world of Minecraft; has open discussion forms, and game support. Easy to use and fun for Minecraft lovers! Members are dedicated and knowledgeable. "
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    #8CubeCraft Games

    CubeCraft Games

    CubeCraft Games is one of the largest Minecraft servers that includes a wide selection of Minecraft games such as Eggwars, Factions,  SkyWars, BlockWars, and Tower Defence, among others.



    José Alfredo Amador
    Written on March 28, 2017
    "I've been through a lot of servers in my day and CubeCafter is the bottom of the barrel when it comes to Minecraft servers. It is insanely slow and when it does work, it usually glitches out or kicks you from the server. That's how bad it is. I would not recommend whatsoever. "
    Billy Walsh
    Written on February 28, 2017
    "This server is more for players and PVP experiences and has lots more server activities. It's a fun solution for an online server."
    Lawrence Keller
    Written on January 30, 2017
    "This totally reinvents the Minecraft game, a neat new server that is fresh and a lot of fun to spice up the stale old format."
    Carl Carpenter
    Written on February 5, 2017
    "I found the game to be challenging and entertaining. The game-play was fluid, and I really enjoy it. I would recommend this game to everyone."
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    #9Badlion Network

    Badlion Network
    Badlion Network is a Minecraft server and home of the largest UHC matches with up to 750 players per match. It includes ArenaPvP, UHC and Survival Games.


    Crystal Gutierrez
    Written on May 8, 2017
    "There is a lot of work still needed to be done for Badlion to become a contender for best Minecraft server. The servers are lagging, patches are constantly needed, and its just not what I would consider a good option for the serious Minecrafter right now."
    Paul Parker
    Written on August 29, 2018
    "Badass name for a server with plenty of rad and cool and badass people, every player here is pro level and i want to learn from them!"
    Philip Webb
    Written on February 5, 2017
    "Love badlion! This newest update is the best so far - thanks for fixing the issues with the minecraft updater! I am so glad that this is fixed and I can get back to it!"
    Adam Peters
    Written on January 2, 2017
    "Nicely established server with 1 vs 1 options. Good times."
    Moisés Luna
    Written on March 14, 2017
    "Play games as a community!1"
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    JartexNetwork is a Minecraft server that includes several minigames and modes such as SkyBlock, Factions, and Prison along with some other classic game modes like Survival.



    Patrick Jimenez
    Written on April 1, 2017
    "I needed to have a Minecraft server hosted so that my friends and I could play in the same persistent world. JartexNetwork was suggested to me, but I found that it wasn't as easy as I'd like getting set up. The web design was simple and attractive, but the simplicity made it difficult sometimes to figure out where to click to get things done. Overall, I think there are better solutions out there."
    Han Wan
    Written on May 25, 2017
    "Although I love playing the mini games, this server is quite overpriced to actually progress through the game play with. Be very careful with purchases too. I purchased an item for the Prison mini game, but it didn't function as advertised. I was pretty much told I was out of luck and wasn't able to file a complaint with Paypal for fear of being banned."
    Daniel Lewis
    Written on January 14, 2017
    "I really like the JartexNetwork for keeping me safe when I am working in the mines. It not only gives you constant temperatures and air quality, but also has a gps system that is unsurpassed. It not only gives directions, but shows a map with measurements of the location you are intending on mining. It is high tech and will even show bat colonies you are trying to avoid."
    Bobby Butler
    Written on March 19, 2017
    "It a very good site for mine craft servers, helps a lot and its very functional "
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    #11Grand Theft Minecart GTA

    Grand Theft Minecart GTA
    Grand Theft Minecart GTA is a Minecraft server that offers fully GTA gameplay. There's maps, guns, house, vehicles... inspired in the GTA saga.


    Brandon Barrett
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "I just recently tried this server out and it's been great so far. The people are active and nice. Don't hesitate to ask if you need help with something. The server also seems to have plenty of new activities and events every month."
    Roy Barnes
    Written on February 4, 2017
    "I don't like that there is no refunds available. What if I don't like what I bought? How is that fair? I also didn't like the way the website was set up. Although the graphics were ok. "
    Yuan Jia
    Written on July 23, 2017
    "I love the Grand Theft Minecart GTA, but it is very limited in regards to themes. I wish they would expand the game plans to other maps without me looking for another server. "
    Roy Patterson
    Written on February 17, 2017
    "Grand Theft Minecraft works wonderful as a premium service for people who want a good Minecraft server and a fine community. The asking price is rather affordable."
    Gary Shaw
    Written on January 24, 2017
    "Call a company who can get rid of the servers and see how much they cost. "
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    MomentoNetwork is a Minecraft server that allows you to play Minecraft with people all around the world. It's a great choice if you are just getting started on Minecraft world and want to enjoy a large community.



    Danny F
    Written on October 30, 2017
    "MomentoNetwork is a network that's been around for more than 3 years. If you are looking for a stable, reliable and fun minecraft java edition experience then you have found it! We feature popular gamemodes such as OP Prison, Skyblock, Creative & Factions. Join us today at mc.momentonetwork.net"
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    Minr.Org is a Minecraft server that has existed since 2012. It has an uptime of 99% and has 250 challenges. Players who achieve green rank membership can register to create a challenge for the server.



    Daniel Bown
    Written on August 18, 2018
    "zero.minr.org is one of the worlds oldest minecraft servers using the same map. For almost 8 years their server has been purely based on challenges ranging from parkour, puzzles and mazes."
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    OlimpoCraft is a Minecraft server in Spanish. If you are a Spanish speaker, you may prefer to play Minecraft on this server.



    Ann Willis
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "This is a website that hosts a Minecraft server available to Spanish-speaking users. There is a forum and a store for Spanish-speakers. This server came close to being eliminated after some drama among the developers, which affected users, who then began to act up. Prior restrictions have been lifted in order to keep the community intact, but there are still bans for outrageous behavior. This server is partitioned from a larger, English-speaking server, so it is not solely dedicated and can be modified if there is a need."
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    SupersonicMC is a Minecraft server based in Canada. It was registered by JulianPlays14 on August 5, 2018. It is still in the development phase but players can form factions and raid the maps. It is supported by Enjin.



    Written on August 16, 2018
    "The IP to the server is Everyone is welcome. It is Factions, Escape Room, PvP, And Raiding. The server is new, 24/7, dedicated, legit, and open to all new players!. Join now, and enjoy our community!"
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    #16Minecraft Middle Earth

    Minecraft Middle Earth

    Minecraft Middle Earth is a freely accessible Minecraft server where players collaborate to build Middle-earth, as envisioned by the writer J.R.R. Tolkien in his works. The builds include but are not limited to famous landmarks, towns, and terrains.


    Yuan Cao
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "I've been a long time fan of LOTR so check this server out was a no-brainer. I'm liking what they have done so far and the weekly themed build are a nice way to check out some really cool creations."
    Akari Kajitani
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "This has got to be the best creative minecraft server I have ever been on. There is I think about 6 different resource packs and a highly developed rank system. They've already built Minas Tirith, Rivendell, Isengard are mostly done on Moria. The builds are amazing and highly detailed and I love how I can take part in building parts of the Lord of the rings world right off the bat."
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "Love the server. Foreman are super friendly and helpful. Especially Nic :3. I'm not really great at building but it's alright because the server is really community-based and everyone is so welcoming. Oh and this might help you since I didn't know when I joined but do /theme and '/theme toplot' to start building right away"
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    #17Survival Horror (MOD)

    Survival Horror (MOD)

    Survival Horror is a mod by Hypixel. Players have to survive 25 waves of monsters while keeping the mansion's generator open. They have to manage their resources while staying alive.



    John Stewart
    Written on May 30, 2018
    "A while back I was looking for a decent server for this game and I ended up on the survival horror server. It's just like Resident Evil! Fantastic. I get to play my favorite game and see how long I can survive while also keeping track of all my resources. Whoever came up with this gets my thanks. "
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    #18Purple Prison

    Purple Prison

    Purple Prison is a Minecraft server website which gathers a community of Minecraft players within forums to interact with one another. This server also has a store where players can buy in-game items.



    edward hays
    Written on November 12, 2018
    "No question the absolute best minecraft server out there! Extremely friendly staff and easy gameplay unlike most other servers out there! Join to find out why!"
    Sachin Marwaha
    Written on November 28, 2018
    "Checked this out and it's a great server! The IP for the minecraft server is: PURPLEPRISON.NET"
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    BlazeVortex is a Minecraft server which offers plenty of different game modes and events. The site also has a direct link to its portal, discussion forums, an online store, a member list, and server statistics, among others.



    BlazeVortex .
    Written on February 4, 2019
    "BlazeVortex is one of the best Factions servers on Minecraft. It is really enjoyable to play and there are lots of things to do!"
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    #20The Mining Dead

    The Mining Dead

    The Mining Dead is a Minecraft zombie apocalypse gamemode inspired by and based off of The Walking Dead. You are put into a world full of the undead, with just a simple kit to help you start.



    Huang Dong
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "If you're a fan of the walking dead show, you should check this server out. Go check out the different locations featured in the show and comics. All while trying your best to find weapons and gear to help you fend off zombie attacks."
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    PokeFind is a new server for Minecraft that is a combination of Pokemon Games and some Pokemon Go Mechanics! All of this is presented without any additional mods and tries to stay faithful to the original games.



    Liu Hou
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "One of the best examples of combining pokemon and minecraft together. The concept and story play out the same way as Gen 1 does, so it was so nostalgic to start and choose among Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle again. Definitely a one of the most fun minecraft servers that I've tried out recently and a must-play for any pokemon fan."
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    #22Potter World MC

    Potter World MC

    Potterworld is a Minecraft server based on the wonderful world of Harry Potter. The server with plugins, so there are no need for MODs. Just add our IP and you can start your journey to Hogwarts.



    Cheng Gu
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "As a fan, I appreciate what they've done with this server. They tried to create a world that is as faithful and as close the books and movies as possible. This will definitely delight many Harry Potter fan."
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    UniverseMC is a Minecraft faction server which features elements similar to modern RPG games along with the option to join parties and trade items. The server also contains raids and PvP aspects.




    Ian Bazinet
    Written on January 25, 2019
    "UniverseMC is a server like no other. It has many gamemodes including but not limited to Minecraft Factions, Minecraft Skyblock, and Minecraft Prison. All of its gamemodes are made by the BEST developers in the community and is keen on making the best playing experience for you. It gives away weekly PAYPAL prizes to whoever wins on our faction servers and skyblock server! Here is a list of some of its features! * BOSSES (KILL BOSSES FOR OP REWARDS) * ENVOYS (GET OP LOOT FROM PVPING IN THE WARZONE) * Close community! (get to know everyone!) * daily updates!"

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Best Minecraft servers
1Minecraft Official SiteWebsites 324 Paid
2PrimeMCOther 134 Free
3Hypixel NetworkOther 125 Free
4DesteriaOther 83 Free
5ExtremeCraft.netOther 75 Free
6Minecraft CentralOther 74 Free
7MineHeroes.netOther 72 Free
8CubeCraft GamesOther 71 Free
9Badlion NetworkOther 66 Free
10JartexNetworkOther 66 Free

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