The private server has been running for 3 years now and it seems to be doing pretty good. They are in the 5.0 expansion of the game. Being a private server they have a lot of custom changes and events to give the players a better quality of life in game.
https://na.archerage.to/ - ArcheRage
https://discord.com/invite/6Seufus - Arche Rage discord server
https://na.archerage.to/forums/threads/server-features.9254/ - Benefits of the private server
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLPI31rUYdo&feature=youtu.be stealth hack video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Od1a-BHigpM - opening of 2000 coin purses