1. level 1. PapaXan. · 10m. P2P is the only way to make the gameplay smooth. Servers would introduce way too much lag. I play on FiveM from time to time, and that uses servers, and the lag is really bad, especially for racing. There is simply too much info in the ever changing world to have it running on servers. 2.
GTA Online ; 5 years later: The P2P system. GTAForums does NOT endorse or allow any kind of GTA Online modding, mod menus, tools or account selling/hacking. Do NOT ...
Rockstar hosts matchmaking servers that establish a connection between players. Instead of the server handling all the game packets, they are transfered directly from player to player - so it's basically P2P, with server-handled matchmaking.
PC Gaming. Stop playing GTA Online. It's not safe and uses P2P. Stop playing GTA Online. It's not safe and uses P2P. By OneOfYas. 1 minute ago in PC Gaming. Go to topic listing PC Gaming.
According to this Reddit thread, GTA Online uses a P2P (Peer-to-Peer) network instead of actual servers on their end. This is obviously very cheap and allows for hacking, which is fairly common Stack Exchange Network
When you join GTA Online, your game generates a token that identifies your client in the peer-to-peer network. Besides its technical purpose, GTA Online uses the host token of the players in a lobby in order to decide which one will become Session Host. Players with higher tokens are placed last in the queue.
Honestly I'm not surprised GTA online broke has been running on the same server methods since 2013 I mean its still P2P #GTAOnline Though the servers were up shortly, the community never refrained ...
I didn't say steam lags, GTA V does as it uses P2P so the game is only as good as other peoples connections. On the Xbox, it uses the XBL servers which are some of the best servers in the world. The sad truth is, when it comes to online multiplayer and servers, The XBL platform is the master race. PC is well behind consoles for MP unfortunately.
GTA V Online / RDR 2 Peer to Peer? I heard that the reason why GTA V Online has so many hackers and cheaters (people spawning a cage around you, flying saucers that instant kill you) is because the online runs on a peer to peer network.