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We are on Twitter!

Actually we’ve been on Twitter quite a while, but it’s about time that our b2b section had a separate account. Here’s the link to give us a follow – @gportalbusiness We love Twitter, it is a great way to find out “what’s happening” and you’ll be able to do just that with our b2b Twitter account. Not only will you have access to what’s going on right now, but you’ll also get to see links to our videos, articles, news, event details, and more. We’ll be posting on a daily […]

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Damian Reed
16. June 2021
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Two Minute Tuesdays – Valheim, what can we learn from the success?

1 million downloads within the first week, less than 5 days later and they hit 2 million downloads and now just five weeks later that have 5 million downloads. In today’s episode Damian Reed talks about Valheim, what makes it a great game and how private game servers have been an integral part of it’s growth. 100% of the servers meeting the player demands are private game servers.  The beauty of deciding to solely go with private game servers means that the number of servers will always meet the player […]

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Damian Reed
23. March 2021
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New indie game studio announcement – Immortal Hand Studios

At GPORTAL we work with studios of all sizes; during our 17 plus years of industry experience we have worked with Funcom, Wild Card Studios, Mojang, 505 Games, EA, DICE, and so many others. We also work with several indie studios and that leads us to our announcement today, that Immortal Hand Studios has launched their first game on Steam – Remnants. Why do we work with independent studios? GPORTAL hosts over 100 games, from a mixture of games studios of various sizes. We have long working relationships with several […]

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Damian Reed
12. March 2021
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Valheim Plus – Valheim mods are here!

Valheim has been out for three weeks and there are mods already!! If you are unfamiliar with Valheim, it is a brutal exploration and survival game at its heart, in a procedurally generated Viking themed world. You will fight creatures of chaos and ancient enemies of the gods. It is taking the gaming world by storm, with over 4 million downloads in just three weeks. Feedback is overwhelmingly positive on Steam and it is one of the most streamed games on Twitch. We’ve recently written an article about Valheim and […]

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Damian Reed
1. March 2021
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Valheim – Powered by Private Game Servers

What an incredible few weeks it has been for Iron Gate AB and Coffee Stain Publishing – just over three weeks ago only a small number of people had heard of Valheim. At GPORTAL, we have known about the game’s existence and upcoming early access release for quite a while. Speaking to numerous people from various companies, everyone knew it was going to be a “good” game – however being a “good” game does not necessarily mean that a game is destined for success. Everyone knew it was going to […]

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Damian Reed
26. February 2021
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Fjördur could be the best map we have seen for Ark: Survival Evolved

Modding and Ark: Survival Evolved are a match made in heaven. Over the years Studio Wildcard have enjoyed the constant stream of mods, that are being developed for their survival game with a dinosaur twist. If you have not heard of Fjördur, or are interested in keeping up to date with the development – here are the various links: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1838617463 https://ark.gamepedia.com/Mod:Fjördur https://www.twitch.tv/nekatus Nils has worked on the map daily for the last 2 years and believes to have clocked roughly 4000 hours in development. This map has been created by […]

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Damian Reed
24. February 2021
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21 reasons why private game servers should be part of your game in 2021

It’s 2021, can you believe it? We’ve put together a list of reasons why private game servers should be part of your next game title. This isn’t a countdown as we can appreciate many of these different points will have differing levels of priority, depending on who’s reading this article; we have tried however to put them into an order that will makes sense for most. I think we can all agree on the number 1 subject, but don’t skip ahead, you might miss something important! 21. Peer 2 peer […]

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Damian Reed
3. February 2021
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Battlefield 3 and Battlefield 4 are still being played with GPORTAL

Gamers are still playing older Battlefield Games, and GPORTAL hosts a large chunk of them! Which Battlefield games are we talking about and why are they still so popular? The three games in question are Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, and Hardline – yes gamers are still playing Hardline! There is a unique side to these three games that is not present in newer releases of Battlefield, and that is private game servers. We will go into more details about private game servers later. If you are not aware of these […]

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Damian Reed
27. January 2021
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RUST is more popular than Cyberpunk 2077

How can Rust, a game that has been around since 2013 be more popular than Cyberpunk 2077 – the most anticipated game of 2020? This month there are over 244,394 players, playing Rust, which is an outstanding number for any game; especially so with RUST as it is 7 years old. What is Rust? Rust is a survival game released in Early Access in 2013 and later full release in 2018. Just like Minecraft, the maps are created with procedural generation. Essentially the software creates the worlds through a combination […]

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Damian Reed
21. January 2021
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Intel Optane Persistent Memory

Expand memory and lower costs Intel’s Optane persistent memory modules enable GPORTAL to expand memory and lower costs over DRAM with negligible performance difference. The decision to use Intel Optane memory was an easy one for Gportal CEO Roberto Omezzolli. Munich-based GPORTAL, a subsidiary of Ociris GmbH, rents out servers for customers to play video games online with friends. The company offers more than 100 games and owns 6,800 servers that run globally in 12 data centers, including three colocation facilities in the United States and others in Canada, Brazil, […]

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Damian Reed
16. December 2020
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