How to set up dedicated server hosting in Palworld

Alright, fellow gamers and Palworld enthusiasts, let’s dive into the nitty-gritty of joining dedicated servers and setting up your own gaming haven. Palworld, the sensation of 2024, is sweeping through with millions of players, and the urge to level up your gameplay is real. So, here’s the lowdown, spiced up with my personal vibes.

How to Join an Official Dedicated Server in Palworld

Dedicated servers are the cream of the crop, but the road to them is a bit twisty. Setting them up? Well, it’s a puzzle, especially if you’re rocking the Xbox version. Sadly, dedicated servers are a Steam-exclusive affair for now, leaving Xbox players in the co-op lane.

The easiest route? Hop onto one of Palworld’s provided servers. Yeah, they’re open to everyone, not your private hangout, but it’s the quickest way to mingle with fellow gamers. Just hit “Join Multiplayer Game” in the main menu, but tread carefully – once you leave a server, no coming back if it’s jam-packed.

Remember this golden nugget: Xbox and PC Gamepass versions are still on the dedicated server sidelines. Steam’s got the VIP pass for now.

How to Set Up a Dedicated Server for Palworld

Now, for the real deal – setting up your kingdom. Two ways to roll – third-party hosting or rocking your PC like a gaming maestro.

Fancy third-party hosting? Yeah, it costs a bit, but your PC gets to chill without the 24/7 hosting stress. DIY on your PC? Well, it’s wallet-friendly, but you’ll be the host master, and Palworld’s guide might just make you break a sweat.

Hold on, adventurers! Developers at Pocket Pair might toss in some easier server setup options down the road. Patience, my friends, might just be the key. But if you’re all in for that dedicated server joy, I’ve got you covered with a clear set of instructions.

How to Host a Dedicated Palworld Server from Your PC

First things first – your PC needs to be the night owl, running 24/7. No PC for the night shifts? Not your cup of tea, then. Palworld’s guide might be a maze, so tread carefully. Here’s the cliff notes version:

  1. Fire up Steam.
  2. In your Steam Library, make sure Tools are your filter.
  3. Seek Palworld and find Palworld Dedicated Server.
  4. Click “Play Palworld Dedicated Server.”
  5. If a black box appears, you’re golden!

Now, share that IP address like it’s the hottest gossip. Beware of firewalls – they might gatecrash the party. Keep the IP on a need-to-know basis.

But here’s the kicker – your PC’s gotta be on all the time. Not exactly a party animal, is it?

Guess what? Improvements are in the pipeline. Palworld’s 2024 roadmap promises stability and game-changer updates. Steam and Xbox crossplay? Yeah, that’s on the menu. More server options and improvements might just tag along. Keep those fingers crossed, gamers!

How to Use Third-Party Hosting Websites to Set Up a Dedicated Server in Palworld

Time for the VIP treatment – third-party hosting. It’ll cost you, but hey, if you’re serious about a smoothly running server, this is it. Pick your hosting guru, set up your server, grab that IP, and voila! Party on, but remember – when the cash flow stops, so does your progress.

Can You Transfer Your Dedicated Server Save in Palworld?

Absolutely! Transferring your Palworld save to a dedicated server is doable but buckle up for some work. Follow these quick pointers from David Mentgen on Medium:

  1. Boot up the box tied to your dedicated server.
  2. Navigate to <PATH_TO>/Steam/steamapps/common/PalServer/Pal/Saved/SaveGames/0/458AD0724B084DF5BF6621D3EE02F7D8.
  3. If you spot it, transfer C:\Users\<USERNAME>\AppData\Local\Pal\Saved\SaveGames\<HASH>\9FD8E3B040655006851A3C9AAE16E4C4\ to <PATH_TO>/Steam/steamapps/common/PalServer/Pal/Saved/SaveGames/0/458AD0724B084DF5BF6621D3EE02F7D8.

And there you have it – your Palworld adventures continue, seamless and unstoppable!

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