Arc System Works Explain How They Knocked Out Lag

By Spencer . August 10, 2010 . 6:29pm

imageBlazBlue and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift are almost lag free even when Noel is Chain Revolver-ing an opponent halfway around the world. The netcode, in Arc System Works’ words, is virtually transparent to the user and here’s why.

 

A technical document posted on their English site highlights two points.

  • When network lag is detected, Arc System Works’ technology complements this delay and uses it to perform CPU and GPU intensive tasks such as rendering.
  • When a delay is detected, there is code that examines the condition which existed before the delay and the current condition. Arc System Works’ proprietary technology creates a new condition based on the change.

 

Thanks for the tip Matty!


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