How To Game Online
How To Game Online
This video gives detailed information on how to game online amongst the different gaming platforms. Platforms discussed include PC, handheld, and console gaming along with the manner in which you can get online and connect with other gamers for each of them.
Depending on what you have, there are different things you need to do. For a PC and Mac, online features usually come as part of the game. All you need to do is make sure you have an internet connection.
One thing though, when it comes to MMO's, massively multiplayer games like World of Warcraft, when it comes to MMO's like World of Warcraft, you should really get a wired connection to make sure you have less lag. For the Xbox 360, you need to be connected to Xbox Live. There are two different tiers of membership for Xbox – silver, which just lets you download things and buy things from the stores, and there's gold which is what you need to actually get online games.
Silver is free, gold will cost you roughly 40 pounds a year. For Nintendo's consoles, the Wii and the DS, things are a little bit more involved. Each game will generate a unique ID for your particular copy of the game.
You'll need to them go onto a forum or talk to your friends to trade the unique ID, put that into your game, and that'll let you connect between the two of you. There's also the PS3. For the PS3, you just need to register your email address on the Playstation Network.
After that, any kind of online multiplayer is free. The PS3 is also Bluetooth compatible which means you can buy any Bluetooth headset or even a USB headset and enhance your gaming experience by talking to other players. Personally, I prefer to meet them.
When you first get an Xbox, it usually comes with a headset as well. It's a wired one that plugs into your controller. In addition, you can also get a keyboard that plugs into the controller and plugs into the headset so if you want to use MSN straight from your T.
V., you can do that just straight on the controller. And that's my guide to how to play games online.
Have fun. .