[Top 15] Minecraft Best Servers That Are Fun (2020 Edition)

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Undoubtedly one of the best features of Minecraft is its multiplayer servers. There are so many outstanding servers out there that provide vastly different experiences for players. Today, I’m going to be counting down some of the best Minecraft servers that are fun as of May 2020. 

Please note that the servers included on this list are meant to provide diversity as well as community popularity. Thanks! 

15. WesterosCraft

Come one come all builders! This unique server is completely dedicated to recreating the entire world of Game of Thrones in Minecraft. With over 1.5 billion blocks placed over a total of 7.5 square miles, the community is well on its way! This project has been in place since 2011!

What Makes this Server Awesome:

  • This server is unique in that players can logon to pay a quick visit or become a long-standing builder and aid in the creation of the server. 
  • As of May 2020, a total of 287 projects have been completed and 65 are in progress.
  • With the remaining 127 projects waiting to begin, players are waiting to begin building.

Server Details:

IP: mc.westeroscraft.com:25565

Player limit: 100

Uptime: 99%

Check out their website: https://westeroscraft.com/

14. ImagineFun

Welcome to the happiest server in Minecraft! ImagineFun is a Disneyland remake in the world of Minecraft, with rides, shops, and even those yummy churros. Included on this list for its uniqueness and growing player base. (Must launch Minecraft version 1.12.2 to play).

What’s Awesome About this Server:

  • Players experience replicas of real-life attractions.
  • Server-specific texture pack and sound pack.
  • Nightly firework shows.

Server Details:

IP: mc.imagineeringfun.net

Player Limit: 3240

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website here: https://imagineeringfun.net/

13. HiveMC

Come one come all mini-game lovers. HiveMC is a server that has been around for 7 years, that's a dedicated player pool! Included on this list for its dedicated staff, ability to stand the test of time, and endless mini-game options, players will have countless hours of fun here. 

What's Awesome About this Server: 

  • HiveMC offers 31 game modes.
  • Large player base with over 500,000 unique players logging in every month.
  • Available on Java and Bedrock.

Server Details:

IP: play.hivemc.com

Player limit: 20000

Uptime: 99.4%

Check out their website here: https://hivemc.com/

12. Minewind

Do you hate rules? Do you enjoy griefing and PVP? If you do, Minewind is a great server for you to play. Focused on maintaining an enhanced-vanilla anarchy survival feel, this server is sure to be your survival fix. It ranks lower on my list for its R18+  (restricted for adults) rating. 

What is Awesome About this Server: 

  • Custom coded features.
  • Special server events.
  • Items ranks and more obtainable by playing.

Server Details:

Server Details:

IP: play.minewind.com

Player limit: 1000

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://minewind.com/

11. Pirate Craft

Ahoy Matey! Climb aboard the crew and join this pirate-themed Minecraft server! Pirate Craft is a mature server with working ships and cannons. Much like MineWind, this server is ranked lower due to its restricted age rating.

What Makes this Server Awesome:

  • Players can build their own custom ships and sail the oceans.
  • Equip cannons to battle other ships.
  • In-game ranks to earn better ship gear.

Server Details: 

IP: mc.piratemc.com

Player limit: 100

Uptime: 96.7%

Check out their website: https://www.piratemc.com

10. PixelmonCraft

Gotta catch ‘em all! For fans of pokemon and the popular Minecraft mod Pixelmon, this is the server for you. Catch your favorite pokemon and battle other players! 

What Makes this Server Awesome:

  • Split over multiple servers based on the Pokemon regions.
  • Recreates areas and towns from Pokemon games.
  • It uses Pixelmon and makes it multiplayer.

Server Details:

IP: server.pixelmoncraft.com

Player limit: 1000

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://www.pixelmoncraft.com

9. PotterWorldMC

The magical world of Harry Potter is in Minecraft! Fly your broomsticks on over to PotterWorldMC to experience life at Hogwarts and explore the wizarding world from the popular book series.

What Makes this Server Awesome: 

  • Custom resource pack.
  • Live magic classes.
  • Server is run solely on plugins.

Server Details:

IP: play.potterworld.mc.com

Player limit: 2000

Uptime: 99.9%

Check out their website: https://potterworldmc.com

8. Grand Theft Minecraft

Join the city of MineSantos to loot chests and kill all who are in your way. Based on the popular video game Grand Theft Auto, players roam the streets and avoid the police. 

Why this Server is Awesome: 

  •  Players can join gangs with their friends. 
  • Drive custom vehicles, build their own apartments and use 35 custom weapons.
  • The server has frequent and large updates to make the experience even better.

Server Details: 

IP: mc-gtm.net

Player limit: 1500

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://grandtheftmc.net/

7. Extreme Craft

Registered since 2015, Extreme Craft offers a wide variety of game modes both new and old. Including on this list for its incredible building and years of successful traffic, this continues to be a fan favorite. 

Why this Server is Awesome: 

  • Features mini-game leaderboards.
  • Allows server username changes.
  • Has different in-game seasons.

Server Details:

IP: play.extremecraft.net

Player limit: 5000

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://www.extremecraft.net

6. The Mining Dead

Whether you are a fan of the critically acclaimed television series or the award-winning video game series (or both)you are going to love this Walking Dead themed server.

What Makes this Server Awesome: 

  • Unique resource packs.
  • Players placed into a world full of zombies with a simple kit.
  • PVP and individual servers.

Server Details: 

IP: miningdead.com

Player limit: 1000

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://miningdead.com

5. TheArchon

A popular server that provides factions, skyblock, and prisons, TheArchon is a server that has only been registered for two years but has a large player base. 

What Makes this Server Awesome: 

  • Weekly Updates.
  • Competitions. 
  • Server-specific prizes.

Server Details: 

IP: mp.archonhq.net

Player limit: 10000

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://www.thearchon.net

4. Brawl

For players who love first-person shooters, PVP, and virtually anything with combat, Brawl is the server for you. Chock full of gun games and a competitive atmosphere, players will surely find their fix here. 

What Makes this Server Awesome: 

  •  All plugins and builds are made from scratch.
  • Mini-games feature unique effects and textures.
  • The leaderboard is updated daily.

Server Details:

IP: mcmp.brawl.com:25565

Player limit: 173

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://www.brawl.com

3. MCPrison

Do you want to join a unique server that is the first of its kind? Look no further than MCPrison, the first aquatic prison server in Minecraft. Set in version 1.13, this server features the loveable prison experience with custom features.

What Makes this Server Awesome: 

  • Includes instancing and syncing for a lag-free experience.
  • Includes chat channels, classes, realms, gangs, etc.
  • Supports some of the earliest versions of Minecraft as well. 

Server Details:

IP: mcprison.com

Player limit: 1000

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://mcprison.com/

Looking for a fun community with insane mini-games? Hypixel is the server for you. With original mini-games, you will not get an in-game experience like it anywhere else.

What Makes this Server Awesome: 

  • Over 20 mini-games both original and classics.
  • A staff dedicated to the community.
  • In-game party system.

Server Details: 

IP: mc.hypixel.net

Player limit: 92000

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://www.hypixel.net 

1.Mineplex

It would not be a server countdown without mentioning Mineplex. One of the most popular servers of all time, Mineplex is known for its fun-loving community, a large selection of mini-games, and hard-working staff. 

What Makes this Server Awesome: 

  • They are an official Minecraft partner and as a result, run an especially smooth server.
  • Mini-games are well developed and kept up.
  • A large player base ensures that you will always have someone to compete with! 

Server Details: 

IP: us.mineplex.com 

Player limit: 2468

Uptime: 100%

Check out their website: https://www.mineplex.com/home/

Minecraft is a game that has stood the test of time and the same goes for its servers. With a combination of servers both new and old on this list, it is safe to say that the Minecraft community knows what they like. I hope to see you all on these servers soon!

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