Jolt have launched the worlds first free-to-play full 64-bit online gaming First Person Shooter servers:

    Running in stealth test mode for several weeks, Jolt is now proud to officially launch the World's first free-to-play, full 64-bit online gaming First Person Shooter servers.

    The end-to-end 64-bit servers are powered by AMD Opteron processors using 64-bit linux, running FREE-to-play public Counter-Strike servers. With the latest 64-bit optimised code from Valve Software, the creators of Counter-Strike; the Jolt servers have been packed full by avid gamers enjoying the superb low latency and high performance of the worlds fastest online gaming servers. Jolt have also selected the world's fastest Serial-ATA hard disk - Western Digital's WD RaptorTM to ensure that the overall game performance is delivered at the highest possible levels.

    "The new Opteron powered servers are delivering an unparalleled playing experience compared to traditional servers. Thanks to Valve and AMD we're excited to be at the cutting edge of 64-bit online gaming technology and are able to offer our community the very latest version of Counter-Strike with maximum performance", says Jolt CEO Dominic Silk.

    Following successful trials, Jolt now plan to install a raft of 64-bit servers to meet the anticipated demands of players for the forthcoming releases of other 64-bit optimised games.

More information can be found here.