Matt 'El_Funko' Long wrote:But that's because you were playing through a proxy/VPN, right? Not because the netcode is attrocious or anything.
Yes because of the VPN
Not that you get told what your ping to the host, you just feel the lag and see the bullets as they leave your gun a second later.
And no, unfortunately you have to keep the VPN open to be able to play it. They have obviously changed the method of regional releases so that even after you've played and activated the game you can't in a different region where it isn't released yet.