Opinion: Why latency in games sucks and what you can do about it
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With games increasingly using a range of online features - to the extent that you can’t even launch some games without first having a data connection - server issues are an easy way to lose players.
Massive studios like Blizzard are only too aware of the issues that backend problems can cause. At the launch of Diablo 3 in 2012 server issues meant that many players encountered different error...