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February 16, 2017

Best Minecraft servers to play online

List of the top 5 minecraft servers.

By Hannah Williams

Minecraft servers enable the internet community to play online or within a local area network with other players.

With a selection of different servers distinguished through the different gameplay features, rules and societal structures that they implement, every server has its unique differences.

Some may include features which make it more PVP orientated in aspects of survival, creative and adventure mode, while others contain mini games. CBR gives you the best Minecraft servers to date.


Hypixel Network

This top Minecraft server was created by famous mapmaker Hypixel and was launched in 2013.

The server initially started out as a YouTube channel creating Minecraft Adventure Maps and is now one of the largest and highest quality Minecraft server networks in the world. It currently gets around 10 million unique logins daily.

The network is known mainly for its minigames, a unique selling point for the network. There are over a dozen custom-coded minigames available on its official server.

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These include Survival games, Paintball, Quake and TNTRun. Some of its original popular games include The Walls, Mega Walls, Blitz Survival Games and others.


PrimeMC Network

PrimeMC is the community server network that features three game modes to enable fun for all players; these game modes include SkyBlock, Prison, OP Factions, Factions, Creative, and KitPVP.

It also provides continuous updates, features and improvements to give players an ongoing enjoyable experience.

With over 700 players online, PrimeMC is a large and popular server that continues to grow. The server also includes proxies for locations in Asia, Australia and USA.


GotPVP Network

GotPVP is a hub server that contains a wide selection of games for all players, including games such as Factions, Survival, Sky Wars, Prison, Sky Block, Creative, Hunger Games, KitPVP and others.

The network uses high end dedicated servers to provide minimal downtime and optimal performance with minimal to no lag.

GotPVPGotPVP currently runs plugins across MCMMO, Factions, WorldBorder, Votifier, ObbyDestroyer and various others.

Also running on a high end dedicated server with a large amount of dedicated ram along with a high speed quad core processor. This enables players to never have the issue of disruptive lags as server uptime remains at a high scale of 98.8 percent.


CubeCraft Games

CubeCraft Games is known as one of the largest server networks in the world, running 24 hours a day, seven days a week and having the capability to host many thousands of players.

Some of the games available on the server include; EggWars, SkyWars, Team SkyWars, Lucky Islands, BlockWars, Tower Defence and more.

Cubecraft gamesIts games fall under Creative, PVP, Skyblock, Spigot and Survival.

The uptime of the server remains at 99.6 percent, being one of the highest uptime percentages across the top Minecraft servers.

CubeCraft also features a selection of minigames from PVP minigames such as Arena Brawl to co-op minigames like Creeper Survival.



TheArchon is referred to as the most active Factions server in the world, containing constant betrayals, wither raids, new defensive tactics deployed each day and a location to battle against YouTubers.

Combined with a wide variety of Factions game modes, such as Ranked and OP Factions, TheArchon is the server suitable for a variety of mini games.

Its features include Custom Enhancements, mcMMO, OP Factions, YouTubers and Intense PVP & Raiding.

The server’s uptime rises up to 97.5 percent, with 400 online players.

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