The online multiplayer mode in Minecraft is often considered to be the heart of Minecraft. However, to play together on the Internet, you need a server that acts as the gateway to the Minecraft world. The available servers differ both in terms of their game modes and the number of players. As a user, you can browse public servers via various Minecraft server lists to find a suitable game world. However, on the Minecraft servers of other users, you have no control over the general conditions of the game, because these are set by the server operator.
How do I play multiplayer?
When playing Minecraft, you can play a single player or multiplayer game. If you'd like to play with other people, there are four options:. A player's game version must be the same as the server version to play on that server, whether it's LAN or hosted online.
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This reference architecture details the steps to setup a basic Azure backend that will host a game server on either Windows or Linux, using Minecraft server as an example. A resource group is a logical collection of Azure resources. All resources are deployed and managed in a resource group. Do the following to create a resource group:. Create a resource and choose a virtual machine with the operating system that the game server will run on. Search for the following in the Azure Portal, they are usually amongst the most popular:. Select the Azure subscription , resource group, name of the virtual machine and the region. Setup the machine administrator username and password , for being able to access it later remotely. Allow the public inbound ports for being able to connect to the virtual machine as an administrator later maintenance ports , the specific ports from your game server will be enabled afterwards:.