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[Unanswered] 3DS online play and satellite internet
Old 12-19-2013, 01:26 AM
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Default 3DS online play and satellite internet

I was looking at some games for the 3DS that had multi player online capabilities and saw two that caught my interest. Animal crossing new leaf and Heros of ruin.

I just didn't know if they would work properly, at least without taking forever because I have hughes net which is internet via sateliite. I know a lot of online games are imosible like Quake because of the ping rate and latency. Ive tried playing a few online and it was so bad I had to quit. Or else someone would kill me.

I just did a ping test and it was 654 ms. (I know that is really, really, really bad)

I just wasn't sure if it was that bad for the 3DS. I wouldn't think animal crossing would be as bad, but I don't know. Does anyone with satellite internet play these games or others on a 3DS? Or would anyone know if it was doable.
Old 12-19-2013, 01:33 AM
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Any non competitive online game will have no issues. Maybe games like Mario Kart 7 would give you issues but Animal crossing is fine.
Old 12-19-2013, 01:39 AM
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Thanks. I'm clueless when it comes to this stuff. I really wish there was another option where I live as I would enjoy Mario kart with others online, but I'm stuck with hughes net.
Old 12-19-2013, 10:06 AM
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No issues with AC with that kind of ping.
But when it comes to MK7, you better find a fast connection.
Your main problem would be a laggy online race.