With the release scheduled for July 2, the latest expansion of Final Fantasy XIV called Shadowbringers, promises novelties for the RPG magic universe. If you want to be ready to face great adventures in the game without suffering negative influences from high ping in your online match, check out our tips:
DO A PING TEST
1. Open the Windows Start menu and type "cmd"
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2. Type "ipconfig" and then press enter.
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3. Then save the IP number
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4. Then type in the next cmd "ping" + your IP number
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CLOSE UNNECESSARY PROGRAMS
If there are too many open programs on your computer, this can lead to poor game performance. Take a look at the Task Manager and review the applications that are consuming your computer's RAM. Close any programs that are running unnecessarily.
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CHECK YOUR INTERNET CONNECTION
Use a cable connection so that you are directly connected to your modem. Being connected via wireless can cause delays on your gameplay.
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USE NOPING TO REDUCE YOUR PING
If the previous steps didn't do any positive change in your lag issue, try using a GPN. NoPing is a software that has advanced support for Final Fantasy XIV, having countless worldwide. The software takes the best route for low ping connections.
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You can enjoy the best route and with greater security in your gameplay. NoPing ensures a better experience in Final Fantasy XIV, and you will not suffer from interference or disconnects. Have a chance to try for 7 days free and check out our plans.
Posted by Livia Dias