Would you like to rent a FiveM server? Then you first need a good server hoster. For this we recommend our partner host Zap hosting or HostUnlimited.
FiveM is a modification for GTA 5 to create your own servers. The mod allows you to play on player-created servers or a GTA5 RP server to create. With FiveM you have the opportunity to create your own gaming experience and experience Grand Theft Auto in a new way. Roleplay is just one step away. The client is running only on PC and you can run a server on Windows as well as Linux. Would you like to rent a FiveM server? We'll show you how it's done.
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General questions about FiveM servers
Since questions keep coming up, we offer the best way to answer them here.
Who can rent a FiveM server?
Anyone over the age of 18 can rent a FiveM server. For this we recommend our partner Zaphosting.
What is the difference between FiveM and GTA:Online?
While GTA:Online runs on Rockstar Games servers, FiveM allows you to create your own server that you can host yourself. Here you determine the rules of the game: who can spawn cars, who has how much money, what are the rules of the game, etc. pp.
How much does a FiveM server cost?
That depends on the number of slots on the server. Zaphosting already offers servers for €5 per month – making it very cost-effective. So it's worth renting a server.
How do I then create a server?
This depends on what type of server you want to create. Zaphosting offers you some pre-built packages that you can install, including for roleplay. FiveRP also offers you one cheap server package, which is ready to start immediately.
Where can I find scripts for my server?
How do I install Saltychat?
Around Saltychat To install, download the server version of Salty and put it in the “resources” folder. Then start the resource via your server.cfg!
Do I need a Teamspeak server?
If you want to rent a FiveM server, we recommend that you rent a Teamspeak server to ensure communication between your players. Of course, it is also possible to communicate in the game using Mumble. Mumble is a voice system used pre-built by FiveM to communicate in the game via in-game voice chat.
For the best roleplay experience, we recommend a Teamspeak server with Saltychat.
Can I also get a FiveM server for free?
Unfortunately no: running a server costs electricity (and therefore money). You can also start your server on your own PC first to test important functions and details. But if you want to create a public server, you should consider spending a few euros and renting a small server. You can always upgrade later.
Which payment methods can I use for this?
Zaphosting offers the following payment options (information provided without guarantee):
Paypal, PaySafeCard, Sofortüberweisung, Giropay, EPS transfer, micropayment Handypay, Bitcoin, micropayment Call2pay
Further topics about FiveM
Do you want to create a GTA roleplay server?
To create an RP server, follow our instructions! We will explain to you in detail how it is possible to create a server of this type. But first you should rent a suitable server for this.
Instructions to create FiveM Server
- Load all the data from the “resources” folder into your Zaphosting “resources” folder.
- Open the .SQL file included in an editor/notepad.
- Go to “Find and Replace” and replace all “essentialmode” with your database name. It looks like this: “zap-xxx123”.
- Upload the SQL (import).
- Change your Server.cfg to Zaphosting. Only include the “start” or “ensure” lines that activate the resources.
- Start the server. Complete!
If you rent a FiveM server, you can Use pre-made template. Fast and easy.
Tips for recommended FiveM scripts
Are you and your server team looking for new scripts for your roleplay server? Then here's a list for you, because we have the best tips for new sources of scripts!
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