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What is Starbound?

Starbound is a 2D survival game developed by Chucklefish, where you explore the stars in your own procedurally generated universe.

Fight bosses, help NPCs and build your own starship in this roguelike-style RPG adventure, using powerful skills, weapons and attributes to your advantage!

Join your friends in this ever-growing story, which is yours to complete!

Starbound Hosting FAQ

Why should I choose Shockbyte as my Starbound host?

We offer many more features and utilize more powerful hardware than any of our competitors, even at a lower cost. Shockbyte has been providing hosting services since 2013. With hundreds of thousands of customers served and more than 400K servers hosted, we have an incredibly strong reputation among the game server community.

We’re so confident you’ll be happy choosing us as your server host that we offer a full money back guarantee. If you wish to cancel your order for any reason, just contact our support team within 72 hours for a full refund. All we ask is that you let us know why so we can further improve our service.

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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Starbound spaceship gameplay

How do I create a Starbound multiplayer server?

The best and easiest way to create a Starbound server is with Shockbyte. Once you purchase your 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 server, you have direct access to your server files. 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 Starbound 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.

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 server, we recommend watching our YouTube tutorials and viewing our Knowledgebase.