Gaming Consoles and IPv4
josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Wed Sep 30 18:50:41 UTC 2020
>From 2013 and on, all the call of duty games are
managed-server-host-only for general multiplayer. You have to go well
out of your way to do P2P FPS gaming recently -- at least with CoD.
not sure about other games.
Based on packet captures and customer experiences, that doesn't seem to be
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On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 2:42 PM Daniel Sterling <sterling.daniel at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 12:47 PM Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> > Games want to go peer-to-peer.
> That was true up until about 2012.
> As Martijn Schmidt noted, Activison contracts out to multiple managed
> hosting companies to provide servers across the globe. If you launch
> any recent call of duty game and hit "multiplayer" , your system will
> be looking for a managed server host to connect to.
> From 2013 and on, all the call of duty games are
> managed-server-host-only for general multiplayer. You have to go well
> out of your way to do P2P FPS gaming recently -- at least with CoD.
> not sure about other games.
> > The real question IMHO is why are game console companies so stupid about
> Just a guess, but I imagine since they can't count on users having v6,
> their hosts have to support v4 and they don't bother making them
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