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Hopefully the US can finally reach 1gbit/s as a standard some time in the near future, and this wouldn't be a concern to be debated. tongue.gif
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Hopefully the US can finally reach 1gbit/s as a standard some time in the near future, and this wouldn't be a concern to be debated.
Did I mention that my internet is only 512k?
I'd be happy with 1mbit.
    
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You're not going to send out your data to 255 clients, but you WILL be receiving data from the server on 255 clients. Going by the 5kbits/s example, that would mean you need at least 1,275kbits/s download bandwidth which is a little over 1mbit/s.
I have little over 1Mbit/s

Thanks for the answer though.
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You're not going to send out your data to 255 clients, but you WILL be receiving data from the server on 255 clients. Going by the 5kbits/s example, that would mean you need at least 1,275kbits/s download bandwidth which is a little over 1mbit/s.
I'm guessing 2Mbits at least are going to be needed for 256 players... Probably one of the reasons why they don't want to include this feature.
Hell, the original BF2 required 1MBit maxed, didn't it?
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Ouch. That sucks. At home I have 20mbps.
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I'm supposed to get 3.8Mbits/s, and i used to with my last provider. I think my modem is dying.

I'll save this rant for another time though.
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Just because >64 doesn't seem fun doesn't mean they should exclude us from being able to run it :/ They should add a separate line in an .ini somewhere to let us enable it and host out own >64 player servers just so that we can at least try it out.

However this is only a minor complaint because I think they are doing a great job with this game.
Host your own servers? Not in the DICE world. You can only rent, not host, unless you want unranked which is BULL.
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They could have just one massive 256 player game as like a lobby to mess around in whilst you look/wait to join a real game
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I want to slap the individual who thinks 2Mbps is crappy.
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i bet they release dlc maps and mode for 128players
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