I know Halo 2 and 3 does use the peers as gaming hosts.  Can't say for
other games.   To my knowledge Halo is the dominate Xbox game.

On 12/2/08, Mike Hammett <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Problems with PC games?
>
> I believe the vast majority, if not all XBox games are hosted by the users
> in the game instead of a central server (as mentioned earlier).  It's
> entirely dependant on how good or bad everyone's connection is.  Could be
> your connection quality back to MS central.  Speed isn't the only indicator
> of connection quality.
>
>
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> From: "Marlon K. Schafer" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:25 AM
> To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues
>
>> We've seen trouble for months out here.
>>
>> Even with customers on connections that run 1 to 2 megs.  Heck, I've got
>> customers that pull 8 megs both ways that are having trouble with xbox 360
>> games.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Wes James" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:23 AM
>> Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues
>>
>>
>>> Xbox live service has been up and down since Black Friday. It is
>>> possible that the host machine is also causing problems, but my guess is
>>> that the million new subscribers over the weekend gave the service a
>>> pounding. See if they are still having the issues today, as it seems
>>> things have smoothed out a bit.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -Wes
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
>>> Behalf Of Travis Johnson
>>> Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:04 AM
>>> To: WISPA General List
>>> Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hey now.... Nowhere, ID is really close to me....
>>>
>>> Josh Luthman wrote:
>>>
>>> The games on those consoles are hosted (network wise) by other
>>> players.  The server for a 16 player game could very well be a person
>>> in Nowhere, ID with a 1/384 DSL connection.
>>>
>>> On 12/2/08, Marlon K. Schafer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>> <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>  wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> I've had calls from a number of xbox 360 customers that are
>>> having trouble
>>> with game play etc.  Very long lags, poor pings etc.
>>>
>>> These calls are coming from customers off of multiple towers and
>>> even in
>>> different towns.
>>>
>>> No calls coming from Wii or playstation.  Just xbox 360.
>>>
>>> Anyone else seeing these issues in the last few months?
>>>
>>> thanks,
>>> marlon
>>>
>>>
>>>
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