Are Minecraft servers down?

Minecraft is so popular that even people with no previous experience can play it. Because of its popularity, it is more trouble than other online games. This guide will explain what happens when Minecraft’s servers go down and how you can check its server status.

Many users are having trouble logging in to Minecraft at the time this article was written. Some users have had to be kicked off their servers while others are unable to open the game at all. Although there is no official word, it appears that any game using Amazon servers, including Minecraft, has been affected.

Mojang’s communication lines are available for you to see

You can check Minecraft’s official Twitter account to see if there is an update. Mojang’s official communication channel is Mojang Status (@MojangStatus), where any issues can be reported first.

You can also check the official Mojang Support Twitter page (@MojangSupport) to determine if Minecraft has gone down. This is the place where the developer responds directly to common issues in the game and provides solutions that most players can see.