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Starbound Dedicated Server Hosting

  • Always Online Game Servers
  • 24/7 Livechat and Ticket Support
  • Premium Hardware & Low Latency
  • Full FTP File Access
  • Automatic Backups & Updates
  • Unlimited Player Slots
  • Simple Configuration
  • Advanced DDoS Protection

Host Your Starbound Server With Ease

As one of the most experienced and knowledgeable server hosts on the market, Apex Hosting has got you covered with top of the line Starbound Dedicated Server. With an industry-leading support team and servers that are setup within minutes of purchasing, you are ready to run your Starbound without any roadblocks. Our top of the line dedicated server hardware allows you to run your Starbound without ever having to worry about lag or latency, no matter which of our worldwide locations the server is located in.

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With our years of knowledge as a server host and an outstanding team of developers, we at Apex have been able to channel our expertise to develop an easily operated and dynamic game panel accessible to all of our clients. With understanding of the importance of accessing your server controls at any time, our game panel can be accessed from any mobile device or computer, optimizing your experience and allowing you to manage your server no matter where you are. Backing up all of this is our world-class support team at the ready for any issues that may arise, 24/7.

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World Class Starbound Support

Managing and creating a dedicated Starbound server can be a very difficult task. To do this it requires expensive hardware, specialized software, and unlimited bandwidth in order to provide the best possible experience for players. Seeing how difficult this setup is, we decided to take the difficult part out of your hands. We offer an affordable, simple Starbound server setup allowing you to play with your friends easier than ever before. As one of the oldest and most experienced server hosts in the world, Apex Hosting has perfected how to effectively and efficiently manage these servers. Starting a Starbound server is not as simple as installing some software. These servers require dedicated server software that allow outside connections for any player. Our system does all of this hard work for you while automatically updating the server to the latest version. We also make managing the server easier than ever with our web-based game panel. This allows you to install mods, change the map, control the server settings, and much more! Without a dedicated server, you will be relying on random servers in the server browser every time you wish to play. With a Starbound Server from Apex Hosting, any player can join your server whenever they please.

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Our test servers around the world provide the lowest ping for your players.

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  • Portland, Oregon

  • Los Angeles, California

  • San Jose, California

  • Dallas, Texas

  • Vint Hill, Virginia

  • Miami, Florida

  • Montreal, Quebec

  • Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • London, United Kingdom

  • Gravelines, France

  • Frankfurt, Germany

  • Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Singapore, Singapore

  • Sydney, Australia

  • Istanbul, Turkey

  • Tokyo, Japan

About Starbound

What is Starbound?

After escaping your home’s destruction on a now-damaged spaceship, your only choice is to beam down to the planet below to survive when playing Starbound. Choose from a variety of playstyles by yourself or with friends to farm, explore dungeons, or build massive structures that tower over the world. Made entirely for multiplayer and modding, Starbound allows you to add new items, quests, dungeons, and much more whenever it is desired. Visit a procedurally generated universe on a Starbound dedicated server, allowing you to play through a story campaign and build your crew from the ground up. With so many choices and additions, the world of Starbound is near-limitless.

About Starbound

How to Start a Starbound Server

Managing and creating a dedicated Starbound server can be a very difficult task. To do this it requires expensive hardware, specialized software, and unlimited bandwidth in order to provide the best possible experience for players. Seeing how difficult this setup is, we decided to take the difficult part out of your hands. We offer an affordable, simple Starbound server setup allowing you to play with your friends easier than ever before. As one of the oldest and most experienced server hosts in the world, Apex Hosting has perfected how to effectively and efficiently manage these servers. Starting an Starbound server is not as simple as installing some software. These servers require dedicated server software that allow outside connections for any player. Our system does all of this hard work for you while automatically updating the server to the latest version. We also make managing the server easier than ever with our web-based game panel. This allows you to install mods, change the map, control the server settings, and much more! Without a dedicated server, you will be relying on random servers in the server browser every time you wish to play. With an Starbound Server from Apex Hosting, any player can join your server whenever they please.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you Join an Starbound Server?

To join a starbound server, you must first log into the Apex Server Panel and find your server. Here, scroll down to the IP Address:Port section and copy the full server address. Once that is done, launch Starbound until you are on the main menu. From the menu, select the Join Game option and select a character. When a prompt window appears, enter the IP Address digits before the colon (:) into the first field, then the last 5 digits following the colon in the port field. When entered, press Join Server to begin connecting!

How to adjust the server name for Starbound?

To change the server’s name, first access the Apex Panel and turn off the server. In the left-hand menu, proceed to the Customizations Tab. Here, locate Server Name and its matching text field to the right. Simply replace/enter your desired server name into this text field. Once complete, return to the main panel area and restart the server. Once the server is back online, the server name will be changed for everyone.

How to disable tutorial messages for Starbound?

To disable tutorial messages for all players, first login to the Apex Panel page, then stop the server. Once it is completely offline, enter the Customizations page from the left-hand menu. On this new page, find the Tutorial Messages area with the accompanying check box. Untick the checkbox to disable the message, then return to restart the server. When the server is online, tutorial messages will be disabled for all players on the server.