What’s happened?… :-(
I have two PCs NAT’d behind the router, and they would happily play Battlefield 1 for AGES. Suddenly, Thursday, this was no longer possible. I didn’t change anything, but connection could not be made. Originally I had nothing “exciting” set up on the router, UPnP seemed to have worked for all my gaming needs, and now nothing. I wonder if a router firmware upgrade happened that’s now broken this behaviour?… (Zyxel VMG8825-T50 - V5.50(ABPY.1)b15_20201207)
- Restarting the router.
- Factory Resetting the router.
- Resetting the networking configuration on both PCs to “Windows 10 defaults”.
- Reinstalling battlefield 1.
- Reinstalling windows 10.
- Giving static addresses to the PCs (disabling DHCP).
- Trying various DNS servers for the PCs.
- Configuring port forwarding for all necessary ports (UPnP On)
- Configuring port forwarding for all necessary ports (UPnP Off)
- Forcing clientport for the two BF clients.
Nothing works, just occasionally I get a little “further”, i.e. the game might at least consider itself “online”, but then it can’t find servers, or can’t ping servers, or cannot actually join a game.
pingtestlive.com is showing a VERY long ping time for the NL server, > 250ms, which would certainly cause this issue.
I also have t-mobile cellphones, and switching them into hotspot mode and gaming over WiFi via them *works*!
So the fault is with the router, or the router interconnect into the t-mobile network.
I’ve spent four days trying to resolve this, but with no success.
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