You heard right! There have been some rumors swirling about the possibility of a Pixelmon server launch in partner with BuildAtNight... Those rumors are correct! The server is now released, the IP and important information are here. https://pixelmonbuildatnight.wordpress.com/
If you do not know how to set up your Beta Launcher check out this tutorial here https://pixelmonbuildatnight.wordpress.com/2016/08/
Bans are carried over.