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Updated: Connection setting explained in Street Fighter 5 beta, closed test 4 now live

Posted by Jon 'Catalyst' Grey • January 29, 2016 at 5:44 p.m. PST • Comments: 179

Updated: Capcom explained how Street Fighter 5's online match making works, specifically what each of the connection settings means.

Any: All regions, the default setting. This is reportedly why some people are saying the netcode is worse in this beta, as they're being matched with people all over the globe.

3-5: Capcom stated this is the most balanced experience in terms of match making, which will match you with half the world, while maintaining a reasonable connection.

4-5: For players who want even better connections, you can select this option, and it will limit your match making to your quadrant only.

Here are a few images to help you find the setting and adjust it.

Street Fighter 5 online connection settings image #1 Street Fighter 5 online connection settings image #2 Street Fighter 5 online connection settings image #3
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Note that when adjusting the connection from the training menu, you need to click "Apply Settings" to have your configuration take effect.
Earlier: The Street Fighter 5 beta is live for PlayStation 4 and PC users.

15 out of the 16 playable characters are available now, everyone except F.A.N.G, and 9 out of 11 stages are selectable.

This is happening a little ways ahead of when the 4th closed beta was originally scheduled to run, which was January 30th at 12:01 a.m. PST.

According to Capcom's prior announcement, the servers will be live until January 31st at 7 p.m. PST.

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