Here’s a way to get a much more accurate ping while playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. For those who don’t know, ping is the measure of how long it takes to send the information of what you are doing in-game to the host’s computer, which then processes it. The host will have a ping of close to 0, since their data doesn’t have to travel to get to their own computer, while the further you physically are from the host the higher your ping is going to be. A high ping is very bad, as it creates lag between when you shoot/move and when it is registered, making it very difficult to hit moving targets, or shoot an enemy before he shoots you.
The current display of ping that IWNet shows is rather inaccurate, since it groups you very roughly into large brackets, which means that you may have a rather bad ping without knowing it. This guide shows you how to reconfigure your ping display to show a much more accurate picture of players ping, and therefore, lag. Continue reading