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All Maps Supported

We support all maps through the Steam Workshop and any that you upload. Whether you would like to recreate your own home within Garry's Mod or build a bustling city, Shockbyte makes this possible with ease!

All Plugins Supported

We support all plugins and plugin libraries for Garry's Mod. Looking to turn your dedicated server into a prophunt server? You can easily install plugins, maps and addons onto your server with the Steam Workshop!

All Game Modes Supported

We support all available game modes that you can find. Would rather host TTT instead of Sandbox? Shockbyte has you covered! Our wide assortment of Knowledgebase will help you get started in no time.

Garry's Mod Server Hosting FAQ

Why is Shockbyte the best place to host your Garry's Mod server?

Hosting a Garry’s Mod server at Shockbyte is extremely easy. With instant activation you can quickly play with your friends on Gmod!

Play DarkRP, Sandbox, Prop Hunt, TTT and other top game modes created by the Gmod community! If you’re a super creative person, create your own game mode. The only limitation is your imagination.

If you’re still not sure, just take a look at the thousands of positive reviews from our customers on Trustpilot.

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How do I create a Garry's Mod dedicated server?

The easiest way to create a Gmod dedicated 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. This is where you control every aspect of your server. You have direct access to your server files. We support every Steam Workshop addon and map, you have control over everything!

If you ever have any questions or need help with your Garry's Mod server, please feel free to contact us! 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.