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Valorant – How to Reduce Ping

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How to Reduce Ping

Ping refers to the network latency between a player’s client and the game server as measured with the ping utility or equivalent. Ping is reported quantitatively as an average time in milliseconds (ms). The lower one’s ping is, the lower the latency is and the less lag the player will experience.


There arenโ€™t many ways you can reduce lag and latency but some steps can help better the situation. It all depends on your internet provider, well, most of the time it depends on your internet service provider. Your geographic location also plays a role in determining your ping in Valorant.


It is recommended that you play on a wired connection as it can dramatically improve the quality of your Warzone experience. Wired connections maintain the minimum bandwidth needed for online matches. Another way to reduce ping and lag in Valorant is to enable QoS.


Quality of Service is a feature that comes with many routers. When you toggle on this feature you can set traffic priorities to all connected devices on your network. When you share an internet connection with others in your house, it can negatively impact the ping in Valorant so check if others are using the bandwidth. Especially, if someone is streaming HQ videos or music it can affect your gameplay experience. Moreover, if you are streaming gameplay to Twitch, Facebook, Youtube, or any other platform it can result in high ping and lag. You need a high quality and fast internet connection to stream gameplay. You can check your connection speed onย


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