4.3 out of 5 based on 9200+ reviews

Minecraft Server Hosting And More

We offer server hosting for over 45 different games like Minecraft, ARK:SE, Rust, Terraria, Valheim and more!

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4.3 out of 5 based on 9200+ reviews

Experience The New Shockbyte Control Panel

Our new panel has all the features you need and more! Get a new server today and discover them all.

  • The console now feels smooth and instant, with a beautiful new design and brand new, reimagined features like message highlighting, filtering & log sharing.

  • Manage and find the exact plugins you need with advanced category and version filtering with Shockbyte’s Plugin Manager. 

  • Automate swapping between server setups by creating an instance! Create two different server configuration setups and swap between them on the fly.

  • Using the config manager, you can edit all configs with ease from the comfort of your panel.

  • Our panel comes out of the box with a built-in backups manager. Making or restoring a backup is as simple as one click.

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    100% Uptime

    That's not a typo. All network outages are covered by our SLA.

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    24/7 Support

    Our support team is available around-the-clock to assist you.

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    Free Subdomain

    Get a custom IP address for free using our subdomain creator.

Exclusive Features

We offer a wide variety of features that enhance your gaming experience and provide the most powerful hardware at the best price.

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    Instant Setup

    Start hosting in seconds after purchasing your game server.

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    DDoS Protection

    We guarantee full protection against DDoS attacks under our SLA.

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    Expanding Game Library

    Our team is constantly working to keep our library up to date.

Success Stories

At Shockbyte, we power success in gaming with top-tier server hosting that brings creative visions to life.



HumanitZ launched its Early Access on Steam with Shockbyte as its official host, ensuring a seamless multiplayer experience.

Palworld video game


Palworld redefines multiplayer gaming with its unique blend of adventure and collaboration, supported by Shockbyte's powerful hosting.

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PirateSoftware's robust infrastructure, powered by Shockbyte, underpins its success, reflecting strong performance and reliability.

Frequently Asked Questions

Any doubts? Here are some of our new customers' frequently asked questions. If you still need help, you can check out our knowledgebase articles or contact support.

  • We're one of the longest running server hosts in the world; we’ve been providing our customers with high-quality game server hosting at affordable prices since the very beginning in 2013. We offer 24/7 customer support in case you run into any issues, and recently developed a brand-new control panel. The Shockbyte Control Panel is the fastest and easiest to use in the market, so even if you're a newbie to server hosting, we're sure you'll find it very easy with us! With over 7,000 5-star reviews, locations all across the globe and a 3-day money back guarantee, we firmly believe that Shockbyte is the best option for your game server hosting needs.

  • Absolutely! You can upgrade or downgrade your game server plan at any time in your client dashboard. We understand that circumstances change, and sometimes you might need a little bit more or a little bit less. Alternatively, you can also reach out to our support team to create a custom plan for any of our game servers to fit your needs.

  • We offer all customers a 3-day money back guarantee, meaning if you don’t want to host your server with us within a three day period, you can submit a cancellation request and request a refund from our team. A support agent will then confirm your eligibility and provide you with your refund, and cancel your service. Please note that we cannot automatically cancel your payments through PayPal, you will need to do that manually here.

  • Of course we do! Almost all games and plans in our game library support mods, modpacks and plugins, including integrations with the Steam Workshop, CurseForge and Modrinth. We want our customers to play the way they want, however they want. Some games, such as Satisfactory, currently do not support mods with dedicated servers but we’ll be sure to add them the moment they do!