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# 259855 26-Oct-2019 00:52
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As above. I've been tryin to download Modern Warfare today. I respect the fact that a lot of people are also trying to download the game, however, my speeds are ranging from 150-500kb/s, which is an absolute joke... A few times it has crept up to 1mb/s, but this rarely happens. 

 

I'm downloading it to an NVme drive, and to make sure its not a storage drive issue, I have tested the download on my SATA SSD and HDD to no avail. In CHCH, on Orcon Gigabit connected via Ethernet. Speedtest results to CHCH Vocus server are 940mbps down / 540mbps up, which I understand isn't really saying much because the download server from what I can see isn't even in Oceania. I checked the IP of one of the seeds for the download, and this is whats coming up: https://ipgeolocation.io/browse/ip/8.255.57.126 - a server in New Jersey.

 

To be honest, my download speeds to both Steam and Bnet haven't been able to sustain much higher than 30mb/s recently. However, Origin downloads can frequently sustain 70-75mb/s. I've made sure no internet traffic could be causing this. No other internet issues either. Other downloads on Bnet are a little better, but not by much (around 8-10mb/s). 

 

I tried a VPN, which increased the speeds to around 6-7mb/s, using a New South Wales tunnel. I've tried changing the installation folder for the Bnet client, restarting my PC, completely closing Bnet - no joy. I'm positive its an Orcon issue, although my only proof so far is that other people in NZ I know have had 0 issues downloading the game (albeit on different ISPs), and the fact the VPN improved things quite substantially. 

 

Any help would be appreciated, as I'm already very disappointed that I haven't been able to play on launch day (although this is likely punishment for not preloading the game...).


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  # 2343679 26-Oct-2019 07:53
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All my battle.net downloads are maxing my connection (Spark 70/30 VDSL)

 

i dont own MW so cant try that one though.


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  # 2343763 26-Oct-2019 12:18
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If you have access to a US/EU based VPN you can try download through that.

 

I doubt it's an Orcon issue but Activision/Blizzard have clearly cheaped out on the content delivery network not suitable for down under.

 

https://metrics.ix.asn.au/d/000000041/ix-peer?orgId=2&var-Customer=AS3356%20Level3&var-polling_interval=1m&var-Device=All&var-ASN=3356

 

It seems those ISPs who peer openly will be getting the worst deal while those going thru Optus etc.. like Spark may be getting marginally better.


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