Metacritic: N/A
Release: Dec 2013
Reviewed on: PC


Site Score
Good: Add something permanent to the game world – Quests – Humour
Bad: Plenty of poorly designed locations (from the community)
User Score
(14 votes)
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8BitMMO connects you with hundreds of players and lets you build the world around you, one block at a time. The game is basically one huge construction sandbox that lets you run wild with other players for free.


On top of the sandbox gameplay players will also have plenty of quests and combat to participate in while enjoying the humorous undertones of the game. The experience is similar in many ways to Haven and Hearth although less about survival and more catered towards a casual audience.

You’ll start your adventure in 8BitMMO as a new adventurer in this retro game world. After going through the standard introductory missions you will be unleashed into the full world where the rest is up to you. Do you want to claim your own piece of this persistent game world and build the ultimate castle? Quest and battle in PvE combat? Or challenge other players to PvP? You can do all those things and more in the 8BitMMO framework.

You might think that this building freedom would breed plenty of griefers but thankfully the anti-griefing systems have received a lot of attention to ensure you can log off and not fear for your creations in this ever changing game world.


If you aren’t interested in jumping into the creative elements of the game and prefer an adventure then there are plenty of options to pursue that in 8BitMMO. While there are plenty of combat options down this path there is also plenty of room to simply engage in exploration. Exploration is where 8BitMMO really shines in my opinion where you’ll get to experience all sorts of fun creations that have been developed by the community.

If building and developing is what you enjoy in a video game experience the free sandbox world of 8BitMMO will have you licking your lips with excitement.


  • Combines a sandbox world with MMO gameplay.
  • Explore, quest and build.
  • Fight in PvE or PvP combat.
  • Plenty of humour in a game that doesn’t take itself too seriously.
  • Free to play in your browser or download through Steam.

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8BitMMO, 7.5 out of 10 based on 14 ratings
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