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Serious Sam

Instructions for connecting Serious Sam to the 333networks masterserver.

Steam Supported!

The Steam version of Serious Sam is configured with 333networks out of the box. This means that you do not need to configure anything manually. You can start up your game and go online right away.

If you have another retailer version that is not configured with 333networks or another functioning masterserver, then follow the instructions below.

For everybody who wants to play Serious Sam online.

Game Client Configuration

Serious Sam has no configurable masterserver settings, but there is an external patch available that sets the masterserver entry to 333networks. Retail users can apply this patch to restore masterserver functionality.

This patch works with the following versions:

See for the patch notes and installation manual.

It is also possible to set a different masterserver. Follow the patch manual and use the Query Manager to set a different masterserver of choice. See our frequently asked questions for help on selecting a masterserver.

Be careful with installing third party software. 333networks is not liable or responsible for this external content. Read the patch notes and verify third party content before installing.

The game browser showing online servers for Serious Sam: The First Encounter (left) and The Second Encounter (right).

Congratulations! You're all set up now! If this does not work for you, please visit our discord server, where we will try to help you set up the game properly.