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  1. high ping

    hi. i have this problem with squad since the last update beta 18 , which is huge ping spikes , i usely have around 60-80 ping in european servers but now its 100 when i enter the game and it keep rising to 150 then jumps to 300 . the same issue in post scriptum . unlike battelfield 3 or 1 when playing i have a steady 59. i have removed the game and redownload it , same issue dose any one have this problem or found a solution ? thank you.
  2. In here https://joinsquad.com/alpha-13-test-gameplay-changes/ There's this part- Any of you played Arma 3 with ACE mod? If not, then they already solved your problem. Make the ping area based. Like you're pointing out something to someone on a physical map. Make it so only poeople in 2 (or 3, or whatever) meter radius from you can see what you're pointing at on the map. And now there's no guys pinging stuff from 2 clicks, but you also don't need to give someone full grids when standing right next to them. Problem? Solution. Also, if You're interested, They also have a simmiliar system with in game pointing. According to ACE Team- Its better to simply show it. (WARNING, LOUD in 0:37. I couldn't find a better video) If you dont want giant floating circles in your UI, there's an even simpler idea. Make an animation that points a finger in the dirrection of your invisible crosshair and make it a hold action (so you dont have to constantly repeat it) And thats it. Of course, you can do the same by just saying "its where i'm aiming at" "or direction 230", sure. But its a neat little immersion thing for guiding fire and creating memes.
  3. I've played a lot of V12 during the last weekend and I like the new features like RAAS and the tanks but some of the new stuff turns out to be really annoying and should never have been implemented in this game. Calling out enemy positions in Squad channel is sometimes quite tough sometimes depending on your location as you always have to find spots you can refer to. This can be hard at times but is something that you can definitely learn and improve by just playing the game for longer than 2 hours. This new kind of ping marker for everyone takes away a huge amount of the game's most important thing - Communication. It just results in players saying things like "enemys / FOB on my ping" and makes the game even more casual and accessible by reducing the overall learning curve, which wasn't really necessary. In general the new UI changes are unneccessary and just too much, the map gives too much information now, like FOB circles, FOB supply point stats and more which destroys the immersion at least partially. Leave those things to the players! Let them talk! The only good thing I see about that is, that the Squadleaders role gets a little relieved by that. But the Squadleader role was always stressful and that's something you should be able to live with and also something that you can improve by doing it more often. Squad is already accessible enough, it just looks like the devs are desperatly trying to acquire more potential buyers by making those kind of changes, but this ruins the game for those who love the game for what it does best - Teamplay & Communication!
  4. High Ping sometime

    Hi, as the title above says i sometimes at uncertain times of the day i get really high ping spikes between 200 and 600 ms. I experienced this now about the 30th time and it always went away when i started the game couple of hours later. I did ping tests on my connection, called my internet provider and even tried playing the game with LAN connection but always got this high ping for unknown reason. I tried changing the graphics settings and updated all of my drivers and windows but nothing helped. This seems to either have to do with the servers of squad itself or maybe with the anti cheat software - i can't really tell. And i only have this connection issue with squad, any other game is perfectly fine to play. My System: Windows 10 64bit ASUS Geforce GTX1060 6GB AMD Ryzen 5 1600 6 Core 3.2 GHz 8 GB DDR5 RAM 1TB HDD I am playing on the newest update of Squad as of 16th of July 2018.
  5. Здравствуйте. Моя проблема заключается в том, что в списке серверов у меня нормальный пинг (80-100) на некоторых серверах. Но когда я захожу на них, мой пинг (судя по показателям в списке игроков) становится от 300 до 500. Далее происходит разрыв связи с сервером. В других играх такого нет. Hello. In the server list I have ping 80-100 on some servers. But when I join them it becomes 300-500. I don't have similar problems in other games.
  6. I live in Norway, and when I sort all the servers on latency/ping, most of the servers have high ping times. The servers closest to me in Europe almost always have very high ping (500+) times, while servers in the US west coast and Chicago (300+) etc has better pings than European ones for me...? Why is that? All other games I seem to have pings from 20-100 on Europeans servers and 100-200 for US ones...
  7. Ok here is my question. I get different ping when I am in server list and inside the game . For example if i see a server with 150 ping in server list, when I join the game the ping shows 350 . This happens with like few servers often . By the way I am from India and have a good internet connection. This happens only with this game.
  8. Dynamic tick rate

    Just watched this vid explaining netcode for the lay person. Pretty interesting. Just wanted to know if this is anything that Squad is doing or thinking of doing? We now have performance gains with 9.9 from unseen animations and detail at range so why not dynamic tick rates. May help us get to 100 players.
  9. So I got Squad yesterday and started playing it but I've noticed some really unusual framerate problems that I didn't experience on the free weekend. Several maps ran great. Kokan and all the other afghan themed maps, not to mention the forested map (with the "Castle" objective) ran great, but with some slight stuttering and framerate drops when I looked around too quickly. However a lot of maps, almost all of the eastern European maps, run like ass. And I mean some seriously confusing turbo ass. Like 2 FPS ass. And this always occurs when I move my character's head around, so it seems to have something to do with loading new assets. I tried rolling back my 3D card driver and turned off SLi, but no beans. For reference my hardware stats are... Windows 8.1 Intel i5-4690k @ 3.5 GHz, 3501 Mhz, 4 cores 2 GeForce 970s on SLi 16 gigs of ram Is anyone else experiencing this? Am I alone? Why did this start now? Should I just wait for the next update?
  10. SA Servers

    Hi, I just recently bought squad on steam during the summer sale. However, I notice there are no African servers and the lowest ping I can get is about 250. I am writing on the forum to ask for any info regarding this issue. I come from South Africa and I would like to know if the ping will affect my gameplay and if there is any plan for the future, to release at least one SA(South African) server or African server? I know for a fact that there is quite a big squad community in SA that would highly appreciate a server and low ping. Would anyone with information regarding this issue please post a response. It would be most appreciated.
  11. I've been playing Squad for a while now. While the performance was great when I started, over the last couple of months I've been getting extremely high pings to some of the servers I used to play on frequently without problems. Checking with other players, they aren't experiencing the problems I've had. I've done a lot of searching online for a fix and haven't seen any solutions that have worked for me so hopefully someone can give me some pointers. I live in the UK and I have fibre internet so I should be able to connect to a UK/EU server without any problems. Right now though, servers like RIP/QFF/Yellow Ants are showing as around 1000ms ping in the server browser and that is pretty much constant for me over the last couple of months. When I connect to the servers, my ping is solidly 300ms+. I also know from experience that even when I connect to other servers with lower pings in the server browser (e.g. ~70ms), I get a ping solidly over 300 in game. A lot of queries on these (and other) forums have responses saying the ping numbers aren't accurate but I'm definitely having latency issues. I haven't been able to play for a while now without constant rubber banding and teleporting around and it's made it very frustrating/nearly impossible to play. It feels like I'm connecting to an Asian server with a dialup modem! To answer an obvious question, this is only a problem in squad and none of the other games I play. I also only have the one device on this network so it's not anyone else gobbling up the bandwidth. I tried pinging a couple of those servers in windows and got average times around 12ms so I'm really confused about what's causing the problem. I'm not an expert on traceroutes but I'm lead to believe that this one (I've used the RIP server as an example) also looks fairly normal (I don't know exactly how to interpret the timeouts but apparently that's common): Tracing route to ip184.ip-213-32-112.eu [] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 1 ms 1 ms 1 ms dsldevice.lan [] 2 * * * Request timed out. 3 * * * Request timed out. 4 10 ms 10 ms 9 ms be3-3100.pcn-ir01.plus.net [] 5 10 ms 10 ms 10 ms core1-BE1.colindale.ukcore.bt.net [] 6 9 ms 9 ms 9 ms 7 * * * Request timed out. 8 13 ms 12 ms 12 ms be10-151.rbx-g1-a9.fr.eu [] 9 * * * Request timed out. 10 * * * Request timed out. 11 12 ms 13 ms 12 ms ip184.ip-213-32-112.eu [] I've tried opening ports on my router without that making any difference (it would help to get confirmation of exactly what ports are required as I've seen different things stated in different places). I've also tried a full re-install, even onto another drive, without any success. I've tried changing graphics settings but I get pretty good hardware performance on max settings so I wasn't surprised that made no difference. In case it's relevant, my specs are i7-6800k, GTX1070, 16GB RAM. I've completely run out of ideas so I'm desperate for someone to help me out. Thanks!
  12. Ping way too high

    I live in Thailand and I do understand that i am far from all the servers but isnt their any servers nearby. I get 250 ping minimum even in china servers is their a way too reduce my ping either from US, ASIA, EU I just bought the game and I love it but I am kinda upset that I get lag from high ping
  13. Hey guys. I'm new and I want to play this game so bad. I watch hours of training videos about this game. I just want to know, I as a foreigner who live in Malaysia (south East Asia), do I have any chance to play this game in a server that everyone speaks English? Or I need to play in US or AUS servers? My ping to US servers in Battlefield 1 is 170 to 250 and for AUS is 150. I love to play this game, but I want to play with people who I can communicate with. What if I buy this game and all the servers be empty? what if all players be Chinese speakers? I really want to support the devs, but I'm not sure what to do.
  14. Ever since the last alpha version release, I saw an increase of latency for all players on all servers. I mean, I used to have like 50 ms on UK servers, but now I have 100. And it's not just me. On average, everybody has a higher ping. I doubt I'm the first one who noticed this. Edit: found similar topic, known "issue"
  15. Squad Standard Servers?

    Hey all, I've been playing squad for a little over two months now and I absolutely love it, but I've only been able to play once since the vehicle update. My fears were realized in that people would flock to the game once vehicles were added and servers would be all filled up. Now all of the servers near me are either empty or completely full. That leaves me to join servers with crazy high ping and different languages than my own. And I'm not going to join a server/clan because I've heard too much negativity about them and I don't wish to pay to be in one. So my question is, will Squad add their own servers and a lot more of them and that?
  16. No dutch servers

    Hallo is nice to see a lot of servers online but no dutch servers online so a lot lag and bad ping time is no fun to play this game
  17. Servers are terrible.

    Every server with players is at like 200 ping for me. Are there just no NA server?
  18. Server Browser

    Think you guys doing a sterling job just would like to see improvement in the server browser. Filter + Favorites with Ping. Maybe server details. Know this isn't game breaking or play related. Any chance this being done outside of a major update. Small hot fix perhaps as now steam propagated.
  19. I can't see ping of any server in the browser. Not a problem really but just an fyi incase it's global, idk. Not sure if it's just me or everyone etc. Your game rocks.
  20. Bad Ping and bad decision

    Hi there, finaly the Pre Alpha is starting - was so exiting last day and then ... pure frustration. I am living in Spain and when opening the serverbrowser - i start to cry. Why in Hells name is my best Ping (ireland) about 350ms??? And in General between 350 and 600+? Unplayable for a FPS and Hell for my opponents - its like playing BF4 with Servertickrate off 20.In EVERY OTHER GAME i have pings under 100ms - in whole Europe.I am playing Ark on a privte Server in Germany - my Ping is about 50, i am in the open Beta of WoWS - Ping about 80. I am a good Driver in Trackmania - Server in Germany - ping about 50ms.So what is wrong with your Servers? It feels like you named the Server Ireland but the locations seems to be US/Canada.BTW. My InternetProvider is in the TopTen Worldwide - that cant be the issue:to irelandConnected and checked the Ping - goes down to 100-150 - not realy perfect but playable .. Thx for pointing me @ Melbo Another thing is this Event "Ranger" Weekend - why when only ~70 Rangerpackages was selled - servers are empty ... this is also disapointing. You should have open this weekend for all Backers! And to all the Players that call "Alpha/beta" - this is about Networking (Ping) and making good decisions (Rangerweekend for only 70 Rangers/server are empty) - not about coding or gamedesign. p.s. German Friend has also high Pings.
  21. Maximum Playable Ping/Latency

    Hi Guys I would just like to know if any one can tell me what the Maximum playing Ping would be. I live in South Africa and I play Project reality with 220-290 Ping, for me its not a problem as I play support roles which does not require a high ping at all (My opinion), Medic mostly If the Devs can allow high latency like that it would be awesome.