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Anyone know why Treyarch is having a horrible time with Black Op 2 multiplayer?


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Initial post: Dec 17, 2012 6:46:48 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 17, 2012 6:47:11 AM PST
Like is there a news article which explains all the problems they have been having with it?

Specifically, lag issues.

I can't say that I have ever had such a horrible experience with a Call of Duty's multiplayer.

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 6:49:28 AM PST
I've played 10 minutes of Call of Duty MP, and it was a horrible experience, but not because of lag or anything technical.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 6:49:52 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 17, 2012 6:51:12 AM PST
Positive JJ says:
It's off an on, I suspect it was so bad on Saturday because of all the people on. There was close to a million people on at one point just on PS3. I quit playing altogether on Saturday because of the lag. Sunday I didn't have much issues, but it was still there.

I know what the problem is, it's because they don't have any set regions for their servers. I play with European players all the time, Latin American players, and all of their connections are garbage compared to mine. They need to put specific servers per region. Like in any other big MP game, set your region, don't worry about crappy host lagging.

For the last month or so it was actually pretty good, until this double XP weekend.

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 6:50:49 AM PST
JO MOMMA says:
i had some lagg issues but nothing frequent to where i stopped playing. Maybe the 15 hours i have played, maybe 4 matches lagged on me.

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 6:51:01 AM PST
jtshiel says:
I experienced more than the usual amount of lag on Halo 4 over the weekend.

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 6:53:26 AM PST
Huh, can't say I had any problems over the weekend at all.... I've been playing hardcore capture lately though, so maybe different servers are handling different MP modes. Well, in either case, haven't really had any issues to speak of so far.

Hopefully they'll keep improving the service though, which is all we can hope for :)

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 6:55:04 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 17, 2012 6:55:49 AM PST
Positive JJ says:
Did you play with me Saturday night?

(serious question, lol)

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 6:55:36 AM PST
Positive JJ says:
It sucks when you're an old man with horrible MP skillsz :)

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 6:56:14 AM PST
Possibly :) But no, on Sat. night, I was out shopping *gag*

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 6:57:47 AM PST
Positive JJ says:
What's your online PSN tag again?

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 7:01:01 AM PST
Emily_Sedai ;)

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 7:02:00 AM PST
jtshiel says:
lol

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 7:03:15 AM PST
I'm not overly creative, I leave that up to the husband *laugh*

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 7:03:29 AM PST
It is so funny about this - I was complaining on this same thing the other day. I was watching a kill cam and from what I saw and what the kill cam showed were 2 completely different things. I died before I even turned the freaking corner.

You can't tell me that I lag with 30mb Comast! BS!

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 7:05:54 AM PST
I find that a matches lag really bad at least twice during any 1 or 2 hour gaming session. I am talking about the match starts with everyone on 1 red bar and stays there half the match, then goes back to normal then goes back to 1 red bar a minute later.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 7:06:52 AM PST
Usually when they are 1 bar means they are still trying to connect and it resolves itself in a matter of seconds. I haven't seen when they are there there entire match. Wouldn't that mean a crappy host?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 7:09:57 AM PST
You would think that if that were the case, then shortly after the match starts, it would "migrate hosts", but no, the enitre match is played like this. I hate leaving matches because I don't want to get the stupid "probabation" thing, but when your entire team is quitting just because everyone has 1 red bar, it's hard to stick around.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 7:15:39 AM PST
Positive JJ says:
Oh you're one of those women, by all means, surprise your husband one day. You know what I am saying.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 7:15:47 AM PST
Yeah the probation thing is ridiculous. How long are they usually? I got one and I didn't know it got it, but when I booted it up I had to wait 2 mintues.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 7:16:40 AM PST
Positive JJ says:
I agree with this. Even with people with 2 (yellow) bars.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 7:53:58 AM PST
I don't think they last too long, but still a pain when its obviously not your fault that the match is unplayable.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 8:17:35 AM PST
Absolutely. I don't quit because I am wrecked. I quit because I have 1 red bar on 30mb internet and I chop all around the map.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 8:19:57 AM PST
Positive JJ says:
I quit when there's lag. It just gets me pissed that they see me before I see them.

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 8:24:52 AM PST
FOGE says:
What system are you guys on? I'm playing on 360 and have had basically no issues.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 17, 2012 8:26:35 AM PST
I am playing it on the 360.
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