ARK Server Hosting
Our ARK: Survival Evolved servers feature automatic updates and support for all Expansion Packs, DLC Maps, Custom Maps and Steam Workshop mods. Our system allows you to easily select mods to install on your server, and will automatically install them for you.
Game Server Hosting FAQ
Why should I choose Shockbyte as my ARK 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 half a million servers hosted, we have an incredibly strong reputation among the gaming server community.
We’re so confident you’ll be happy choosing us as your ARK 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.
How do I create a game server?
Managing a server at Shockbyte is easy! Just select the game and amount of players you need and your server will be automatically activated upon payment. From here, you and your friends can immediately join the server with the IP provided. You can also customize the server further via the powerful Shockbyte control panel.
With the Shockbyte server control panel, you can customize your server in any way you’d like. We provide full access to your server console and all server files via FTP. We provide many tools not offered by our competitors, such as automatic mod installs and automatic configuration editing.
If there’s anything you need help with, our 24/7 support team is available to assist if needed.
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 server, we recommend watching our YouTube tutorials and viewing our Knowledgebase.