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    Minecraft: Java Edition Server is a player-owned or business-owned multiplayer game server software.

    Minecraft officially free

    Minecraft: Java Edition Server - pre-installed on servers in the Netherlands, Finland, Germany, Iceland and the USA

    Rent a virtual (VPS) or a dedicated server with a pre-installed Minecraft: Java Edition Server - a player-owned or business-owned multiplayer game server. Simply choose the right plan, configure a server and start working in just 15 minutes.

    • Already installed - we have taken care of all the technical part
    • Fine-tuned server - high performance configurations optimized for Minecraft
    • Supported 24/7 - we are always ready to help
    SERVERS In action right now 5 000+

    How it works

    1. Choose server and license

      Choose a server to align perfectly with your distinct requirements. When placing an order, make sure to select the Minecraft: Java Edition Server license, and other essential parameters according to your needs.
    2. Place an order

      Upon finalizing your order and completing the payment, our team will get in touch with you to inform when the chosen server will be ready. Typically, the server setup process concludes within a mere 15-minute timeframe, regardless of the server category.
    3. Start working

      Once the server is up and operational, we will promptly share access details with you via email. This will allow you to dive straight into your tasks without any unnecessary delays.

    Get the pre-installed Minecraft: Java Edition Server on virtual (VPS) or dedicated servers

    Minecraft: Java Edition is provided only for leased HOSTKEY servers. To get the Minecraft: Java Edition Server, select it in the "Panels Software" tab while ordering the server plan.

    Minecraft: Java Edition Server on virtual (VPS) servers

    Rent a reliable VPS in the Netherlands, Finland, Germany, Iceland and the USA.

    Server delivery ETA: ≈15 minutes.

    Choose a VPS server

    Minecraft: Java Edition Server on dedicated servers

    Rent a dedicated server with a full out-of-band management in the Netherlands, Finland, Germany and the USA.

    Server delivery ETA: ≈15 minutes.

    Choose a dedicated server
    Minecraft officially free

    Minecraft: Java Edition Server — free server software

    Minecraft Server - the default server software that Mojang Studios distributes free of charge. The software may be installed on most operating systems, including Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux and BSD. It allows you to run a multiplayer Minecraft server for online gaming.

    We guarantee that our servers are running safe and original software.


    How to install Minecraft: Java Edition Server on a virtual or dedicated server?

    To install Minecraft: Java Edition, you need to select a license while ordering a server on the HOSTKEY website. Our auto-deployment system will install the stack on your server.
    Also you can read how to install and set up this software by yourself.

    I am having trouble installing and/or using Minecraft: Java Edition Server

    If you have any difficulties or questions when installing and/or using the software, carefully learn the documentation on the official website of the developer. You can read about typical problems and how to solve them or contact Minecraft support.

    Minecraft: Java Edition Server key features

    Running Minecraft on a personal server offers various features that enhance gameplay and customization. Here are nine key features:

    Multiplayer Gameplay
    Hosting Minecraft on a personal server allows players to engage in multiplayer mode, enabling friends or a community to join and play together in the same world.
    Customization and Control
    Server administrators have full control over the server settings, including modifying gameplay mechanics, adding plugins or mods, and managing player access and permissions.
    Community Building
    Personal servers foster community building and social interactions among players, encouraging collaboration, creativity, and shared experiences within the game world.
    Modifications and Plugins
    Users can install mods and plugins to modify the game, add new features, introduce custom content, or enhance gameplay mechanics according to their preferences.
    Persistent Worlds
    A personal server provides a persistent game world that remains online and accessible even when individual players are offline, guaranteeing continuous gameplay and progression.
    Server Backups and Restorations
    Administrators can regularly back up the server world data, ensuring the safety of player progress and creations. In case of issues, backups enable restoration to a previous state.
    Custom Rules and Game Modes
    Server owners can establish specific rules, game modes, challenges, or events within the Minecraft world, offering a tailored and unique gameplay experience.
    Performance Optimization
    Personal servers can be optimized for performance, allowing for smoother gameplay, reduced lag, and better overall server stability based on hardware configuration and settings .
    Community Engagement
    Running a personal server encourages player engagement and interaction, facilitating communication, collaboration, and experience sharing among players within the gaming environment.

    Why choose a Minecraft: Java Edition Server server at HOSTKEY?

    • TIER III Data Centers

      Top reliability and security provide stable operation of your servers and 99.982% annual uptime.
    • DDoS protection

      The service is organized using software and hardware solutions to protect against TCP-SYN Flood attacks (SYN, ACK, RST, FIN, PUSH).
    • Round-the-clock technical support

      The application form allows you to get technical support at any time of the day or night. First response within 15 minutes.

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