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What is Factorio?

Factorio is a game where you build and create automated factories. These factories produce items of increasing complexity.

Play in this iconic 2D world and use your imagination to build the most complex factories and ingenious contraptions!

Be careful, you will need to protect what you have built from the creatures that want to destroy it.

Factorio Server Hosting FAQ

Why is Shockbyte the best place to host your Factorio server?

It is super easy to host your very own Factorio server with Shockbyte! With instant activation on powerful hardware, get started on a brand new Factorio adventure right away! You also get access to our 24/7 support along with useful knowledgebase articles and video tutorials to ensure that any issue is resolved in no time so you can focus on enjoying and playing with your friends!

Still undecided? Check out the thousands of positive reviews from our satisfied customers on Trustpilot.

Factorio crashed spaceship beginning of game
Factorio advanced gameplay

How do I create a Factorio multiplayer server?

The best and easiest way to create a Factorio server is with Shockbyte. Once you purchase your rental server, you will automatically receive an email with all of your server and login information.

From there, you will gain access to your server control panel. Here you can control every aspect of your private server. You have direct access to your server files, and can make it a public server if you so choose. Once you login, just start up your server and play with your friends.

If you ever have any questions or need any help with your Factorio server-- no matter how small, please reach out to our support team. We are ready and happy to help you! Shockbyte’s support team is available 24/7 to assist with any questions you might have.

Can I change my plan or upgrade my server later?

You can upgrade or downgrade your plan at any time from the client area. Once you have submitted the order, the plan change is applied automatically and instantly. No files or settings are lost when upgrading, your server will simply be upgraded to the new plan you have selected.

Our customers range from first-time server owners to large-scale game server networks with hundreds of players. With Shockbyte, there is no limit to the size you can grow your server.

Every part of your game server can be changed at any time. You can change the configuration and add/remove mods at any time.

This is my first game server, can you help me if I get stuck?

Our customer support team is available 24/7 to assist with any server hosting questions. Just drop by our Live Chat (bottom-right of the page) or submit a ticket if there’s anything we can help with.

We also have many tutorials available to help with any aspect of managing your game server, covering virtually every topic.

If it is your first time creating a rental server, we recommend watching our YouTube tutorials and viewing our Knowledgebase.