Same old Capcom matchmaking problems?

#1 Posted by psylah (2170 posts) -

When finding ranked matches, maybe 1 out of 10 attempts manages to connect to someone.

Anyone having the same problem? Playing on the PS3 here. Open NAT.

#2 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4676 posts) -

That is a shame to hear. You'd think they would sort that out already.
#3 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -

ya same problem and im also always getting red bars. Plus there is fucking input lag. >_> nice going capcom. 

#4 Posted by MrMazz (955 posts) -

I haven't had those problems same NAT type. I might have to wait like 10 seconds to get in a ranked match but so far things seem pretty good.

#5 Posted by Doctorchimp (4074 posts) -

There was like an article on SRK or Eventhubs demonizing the PS3 job.
 
Hopefully the 360 is okay.

#6 Posted by Vade (393 posts) -

An Error Has Occurred
Join Failed. The session no longer exists.
 
About 10 times in a row when trying ranked games on the 360. Yup, solid product, Capcom.

#7 Edited by SoldierG654342 (1764 posts) -

I don't understand how this is still a problem. It's two people, most consoles games handle sixteen to twenty-four fine. 

#8 Posted by lord_canti (1509 posts) -

playing 360 and yea sane here well done capcom

details: i hit ranked mach the circle goes for a little after a while the word nat appears in the bottom left corner and then it says "this session is no longer available"

#9 Posted by Sooty (8082 posts) -

you'd think they'd get this right considering the games title

#10 Posted by Jeffsekai (7028 posts) -

On the bright side the netcode it's self is amazing. Just play player matches until they patch it.

#11 Posted by Mechwing (265 posts) -

i don't think i've met a single person that is a Green circle yet. <_< 

#12 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -

i got 1 green bar finally to bad it was a guy down my street. After that online match he just came over and no lag. >_> offline still king.

#13 Posted by Lukeweizer (2657 posts) -

This is why Jeff waits for online games to go love before reviewing them. Do think sites like ign and joystiq look stupid now for rushing out reviews?

#14 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6197 posts) -

I will give wait until GameSpy servers get back to a non-overflown state.

#15 Posted by psylah (2170 posts) -

@ThePhantomnaut said:

I will give wait until GameSpy servers get back to a non-overflown state.

Shit, I forgot about that.

First time it booted up, I thought, "Really? Fucking GameSpy?"

I remember all the grief I went through to play Borderlands on the PC because of GameSpy. Terrible.

#16 Posted by Vade (393 posts) -

So my disconnect rate is 4.2 billion percent and I fought an invisible Ken with inverted colors Hugo (who I didn't even pick). Imo finished product. Trolol.

#17 Edited by VicRattlehead (1398 posts) -

just played 10 matches in a row without any major problems finding them, alot of red pings though which sucks

why the hell does any company think giving gamespy money is a good idea?

#18 Posted by rmanthorp (3913 posts) -

It's a REAL shame...

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#19 Posted by Sooty (8082 posts) -
@Jeffsekai said:

On the bright side the netcode it's self is amazing. Just play player matches until they patch it.

I have been playing player matches, the connection problems and long times between joining games occur exactly the same
 
The netcode doesn't feel that great to me, I mean a lot of the time frames are being skipped and it has happened against people with green pings :/
 
...it felt better playing it on GGPO via an emulator I swear.
#20 Posted by tunaburn (1890 posts) -

in my opinion capcoms online has always sucked. sometimes its ok in the game but finding a game has always been terrible

#21 Posted by Jeffsekai (7028 posts) -

@Ygg said:

@Jeffsekai said:

On the bright side the netcode it's self is amazing. Just play player matches until they patch it.

I have been playing player matches, the connection problems and long times between joining games occur exactly the same The netcode doesn't feel that great to me, I mean a lot of the time frames are being skipped and it has happened against people with green pings :/ ...it felt better playing it on GGPO via an emulator I swear.

I have abouslty shit internet, I cannot play SSF4 onlike because it is too laggy. I can plan 3s just fine with zero lag, a little skipping but still really good.

#22 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6197 posts) -

@Jeffsekai said:

@Ygg said:

@Jeffsekai said:

On the bright side the netcode it's self is amazing. Just play player matches until they patch it.

I have been playing player matches, the connection problems and long times between joining games occur exactly the same The netcode doesn't feel that great to me, I mean a lot of the time frames are being skipped and it has happened against people with green pings :/ ...it felt better playing it on GGPO via an emulator I swear.

I have abouslty shit internet, I cannot play SSF4 onlike because it is too laggy. I can plan 3s just fine with zero lag, a little skipping but still really good.

GGPO was horrible IMO. Emulator problems, constant absurd rollbacking, etc. OE is a much better experience.

Also a note to everyone: Open your router ports for your console and put 0 frames for GGPO options.

#23 Posted by Jeffsekai (7028 posts) -

@ThePhantomnaut: What exactly does changing the GGPO setting to 0 (or making it higher) do?

#24 Edited by ThePhantomnaut (6197 posts) -

@Jeffsekai said:

@ThePhantomnaut: What exactly does changing the GGPO setting to 0 (or making it higher) do?

It increases or decreases input frame lag online. So if you pick 0 frames, you are able to put your inputs as accurate as possible but can create more frame skipping and rollbacks in bad connected games. 8 frames is the max with a more smoother yet delayed experience.

#25 Posted by Jeffsekai (7028 posts) -

@ThePhantomnaut said:

@Jeffsekai said:

@ThePhantomnaut: What exactly does changing the GGPO setting to 0 (or making it higher) do?

It increases or decreases input frame lag online. So if you pick 0 frames, you are able to put your inputs as accurate as possible but can create more frame skipping and rollbacks in bad connected games. 8 frames is the max with a more smoother yet delayed experience.

Interesting. What happens if I am set to 0 and you 8?

#26 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6197 posts) -

@Jeffsekai said:

@ThePhantomnaut said:

@Jeffsekai said:

@ThePhantomnaut: What exactly does changing the GGPO setting to 0 (or making it higher) do?

It increases or decreases input frame lag online. So if you pick 0 frames, you are able to put your inputs as accurate as possible but can create more frame skipping and rollbacks in bad connected games. 8 frames is the max with a more smoother yet delayed experience.

Interesting. What happens if I am set to 0 and you 8?

In theory I guess rollbacks can occur often because the code is trying to adjust to different frame options. I think it might turn into who has the most consistent connection.

#27 Posted by Fracture (149 posts) -

For the life of me I can't understand why Capcom fails at this with every release of these games. It's been terrible ever since the Dreamcast and has never gotten better. I understand that a lot of the issues stem from users being impatient and starting and quitting games faster than their stuff can keep up with but for it to chug as much as it does looking for someone, then failing and booting me to a menu just seems like early PC days of matchmaking to the point of absurdity. 
 
If your paitent and don't mind waiting you can find games but it takes time. 
 
Lastly, I don't understand why the matchmaking seems completely different in each release. SF4's method of getting you a game while you play single player was about as good as it got, so why ditch that for this release? Moreover, the party mode is really clunky and doesn't really make any sense when it first starts. After each match is it really necessary to exit the game and go back to a lobby every time?
#28 Posted by C2C (855 posts) -

While I like to demonize Capcom as much as the next guy, I don't think that Capcom deserves the full blame here. Judging by what is said here, I think PSN and XBL might be the main culprit.

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