Playing Minecraft Multiplayer with your friends is some of the best fun you can have, but you might think that using Minecraft Realms is mandatory for it. This is not actually the case. In this quick guide, we’ll show you how you can easily play Minecraft Multiplayer with friends without ever having to use a realm! Make sure to follow closely for the best results, Right, let’s get into it.
In case you have a fairly decent PC that can handle running your own server, the best thing to do is to create your own. Simply send invites to your friends and they can all join in and play together. Alternatively, you may want to suggest that the person from your friends’ group who has the best PC run it, since it would be easiest for them. Also, you can use a free server host like Aternos. Open up your web browser and navigate to this page. At the bottom right of the webpage, find and click on the “Play” button. This will take you to the login or sign up page. Create an account and continue. Now, you will be redirected to the Servers page. Click on the option that lets you create a new server. Now, you can customize every little setting about your brand new server. Don’t worry though, you can change these at any time from the options tab. Once your server is created, click on and click on Start to enter a queue of servers waiting to go live.
Finally, you could sign up for a paid monthly subscription to a server host. These can cost anywhere between a couple of bucks to hundreds of dollars per month, depending on your needs. You should look at some discussion posts and opinions about these hosts on Reddit before you make any decisions.