How to fix Minecraft lag? - (browser, client and server lag) (UPDATED)
- 2012.07.03 08:50
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UPDATED: 20.07.2019 13:00
With more than 33 million registered players and more than 6 million sold copies, Minecraft counts to the most successful of indie games. Minecraft Classic, Minecraft Multiplayer and Minecraft Browser Based are popular amongst all Minecraft players.
As with every other game that requires an active internet connection to play, in Minecraft players may experience high latency. The Minecraft lag is mainly caused due to the lack of sent and received data packages from the player's computer to the game server and back. Between those ends, the Internet Service Provider has an important role. If the line or signal of the ISP is weak or bad or certain internet gateways have a high ping, it is most likely that Minecraft will lag.
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Every multiplayer game or online game is vulnerable to high latency caused by the Internet, local network, ICR, P2P or by a game server. Browser games have increased latency issues as the original game engine must deal with web browsers as well. And we all know how messed up caches, temps and web browser settings can be after using a browser for a long time.
Why some players lag in Minecraft?
The special thing about Minecraft (visit official site here) lag is that you get the option to host your own Minecraft server, but hosting a server, even if it's just as a game host isn't actually that easy as the performance will depend highly on the host's computer and the internet connection used!
We list here the most common reasons for Minecraft lag, but be aware that there can be many other viral reasons causing Minecraft to lag!
How to fix Minecraft lag?
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