Hi there so im experiencing input delay for quite some time now, im using wired connection and will link a trace route also to EA's servers but my understanding is its P2P so should this effect the how the game plays?
My nat type is 2 and whenever i have tried to open ports in the past nothing changed.
The biggest issue seems to be US based, you get a good response to the EAST coast, but the link to the West Coast is bad. That's not a VM network.
-- Red (VM SH2 AC Beta tester) Running on 200Mb VM service with SH2 AC in Modem Mode, with a ASUS RT-N66U router. With this setup I get Fantastic WIRED and WIRELESS Signals in my home. I dont work for VM. But I work in IT, and I know my tech. My advice is at your own risk.
EA game networking is a mess in general, esp. their Fifa games. It's complained about by people world-wide on countless ISPs. Whether they have 1Mb to 1Tb Internet, the same complaints flow in about awful Fifa network performance.
When you experience input delays is it during when you're the host or the hosted? I ask because I remember reading that if you're the host, the game performance is artificially slowed down / performance impinged. So that it is a fairer game (I.E. to ensure it isn't the situation of the host doesn't run around with a <2 ms ping and the person has >=200ms delay.) The Fifa games reportedly would balance your ms to around that of the person connecting to your session
Louie7 wrote: I'm going to try plugging the PS4 directly into the modem and not use home plugs/wifi ...see if that helps..but that's not viable as the PS4 is upstairs..
As the person who suggested you try a direct connection on the other thread I'd like to point out that I suggested it as a diagnostic test not a long term viable solution. If this is indeed an EA issue or a VM routing issue then you should see no difference with a direct connection. If however thing are better then you can start looking at your local setup and with some testing hopefully pinpoint the problem and look at ways to circumvent it. When you add hardware between your console and the hub you are creating additional potential points of failure which it is always wise to remove from the equation before blaming your ISP or the game maker.
Also most gamers will advise against wireless for gaming, no matter who your ISP.
Disclaimer - I don't work for Virgin Media. I'm just another VM user trying to help out so my answers may be wrong If you do like my answer please mark it as helpful as it may help others My setup: Vivid 200 Optical fibre with Superhub 2 in modem mode connected to a Netgear R7000 router. Telewest/VM user since 2001.