We make it very easy to begin your Minecraft server by offering the best minecraft server hosting for every version backed by a knowledgeable support team. We have created over 200,000 Minecraft servers for our clients and are the official partner of the Technic Launcher. Our enterprise hardware boasts processors with high clock speeds and solid state hard drives which result in lag free servers capable of anything you would like to do.
One Click Modpacks
Add or remove your favorite modpacks with only the click of a button from the panel.
Rest assured that your server will be safe from any DDoS attack.
Our team of professionals is standing by to help through live chat or tickets.
Ultra Low Latency
Our data center in Canada and around the world gives fast connections for all of your players.
Servers are automatically created and ready to play in seconds.
All orders include a free address for your server. [yourname].apexmc.co
Automatic backups guarantee your data will not be lost.
Control your game server with simplicity on our custom Multicraft panel.
Minecraft Hosting For Everyone
The World's Best Control Panel With Integrated Video Guides
Our control panel comes with the most popular Minecraft server versions available. After you decide between Java Edition or Bedrock you can further refine the software that will be the heart of your server. You will choose the initial version during checkout but can adjust this at any time as many times as you would like.
If you decide to go with a Java Edition server that is preferred by PC based players, there are many more options to consider. If you would like to customize your own server plugins are a great way to do this on Spigot, Bukkit or Paper. If you are looking to create a minigame server such as Paintball or MCMMO you can use one of our packages that has everything you need already installed and configured. If you are more of a mod person you will use Forge as the server version and decide which mods to leverage. There are also tons of great modpacks available in the panel so give a few a try from great creators like Technic, FTB and more.
Don't worry if you aren't exactly sure which version you want to start with as our support team can help you decide and change it if you would like. Every version provides a different experience and we recommend that you try many different ones to always have a great time playing with friends on your server.
Worldwide Data Centers
We are proud to offer servers in 15 different locations having served over 200,000 customers across the world. We strive to provide you with the best experience and feature locations in Europe such as the United Kingdom, Poland and Germany. We can create your server in any location and move it at any time if you desire. You can see the full list of locations available in the map above.
Apex Hosting has 7 years of experience running Minecraft servers of every size. From simple Vanilla servers for your family to large public servers we have done it all. You will be very pleased with our control panel that makes it easy to manage your server from either a web browser or your phone. Whether its adding mods and plugins, or sending commands directly from the console, the panel will help you greatly. We also have a vast knowledgebase of tutorials that cover many different topics of owning a Minecraft server.
World Class Support Team
The largest reason that our customers prefer us as their server hosting provider is the responsiveness and knowledge of our staff. We have a full team dedicated to answering your questions and helping you with the server. There are so many different possibilities and configurations that everyone needs a second set of eyes every once in a while.
We have chosen to use high performance hardware for our modded minecraft server hosting that is much faster compared with many of our competitors. This features high clock speed Intel CPUs, DDR4 RAM and SSD hard disks. Most importantly, we do not oversell the hardware to ensure there are plenty of resources available for each server. This is all backed by an ultra reliable network with integrated DDoS protection available in all regions.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best Minecraft server hosting?
The best Minecraft hosting service is the one that will provide fast performance, excellent uptime and helpful support at a reasonable price. You will need at least 2GB of memory available and 3ghz or higher processors to maintain good performance as more players join and modifications are made. It is imperative that the supplier has redundant connections and live chat representatives available to answer any questions and keep your server running at all times.
How much does Minecraft hosting cost?
The price of hosting a Minecraft server is calculated based on the amount of RAM allocated to the customer. Some providers will restrict performance and charge more for additional slots, storage or help. Make sure to calculate the entire cost of the service to determine which is the best value and includes everything that you need to get started and continue growing.
Is hosting a Minecraft server free?
Hosting a Minecraft server is not free as it requires expensive hardware, bandwidth and a professional staff to be able to maintain superior services and customer assistance. Some competitors offer "free" plans but charge for the things you need such as performance, removal of ads or help. There is always some cost involved in operating a reliable server with 24/7 uptime.
How do I host a Minecraft server?
You can make your own Minecraft server by choosing a provider and determining the size that you need and selecting which version to start with. Most packages are instantly deployed and after completing checkout your server will be up and running within a few minutes. All you need to do is share the IP address with everyone you wish to play with.
How much RAM do you need for your Minecraft server?
The amount of RAM required for you Minecraft server is determined by the world size, player amount, and quantity of plugins or mods. If you are planning on running a small Vanilla server with a few friends, 1GB of RAM should be sufficient. If you want to start adding a few base plugins and increase the amount of players on your server, 2GB is recommended. Many plugins or mods will generally require 4GB of memory. If your server has 50+ plugins or mods, a large player base or multiple worlds, it is advised that you use 6GB or more.
How to manage files
To upload or download files on your server you can either use an FTP client or the control panel to connect to the server. Once you are connected you can manage your server files by dragging and dropping between your computer and server.
How to reset your world
To reset your world you must first log into your control panel and stop your server. You will need to change the world setting and restart your server. A new world will be generated as the server starts.
To add a whitelist you need to first go to your server settings in your control panel under Config Files followed by Server Settings. There you will find the whitelist option which you will need to enable than save these settings. For the change to take effect you will need to restart your server.
How to add mods
To add mods to your server you will need to ensure that it’s version is set to Forge. After downloading the mods you would like log into your server panel, then FTP File Access, and get into the mods/ folder. Once there, simply click "Upload" to upload them. The mods will load after restarting the server.
How to add plugins
To add plugins to your server make sure that the version is set to either Bukkit, Spigot or Paper and use the plugin manager in the control panel or FTP. After adding or uploading the plugins you would like, restart the server for the plugins to be fully loaded.
How to change server settings
You can change the settings of your Minecraft server in the server control panel in your left-hand menu under config files, server settings. After locating your settings and making adjustments, you will need to save and restart the server for the changes to apply.
Why wont my plugins load?
The most common reason that plugins will not load on your Minecraft server is that the version is set to Vanilla. For plugins to work, you need to switch your server version to either Craftbukkit, Spigot or Paper from your server control panel.