Introducing Badges!

Introducing BADGES, a new feature Haste has added to your gaming arsenal!

Badges is a way to see how your network performed in your most recent game session. When your Overwatch or League of Legends game ends, a notification slides out from the right side of the screen with the Badges you won for having low ping, low jitter and/or low packet loss. If you get all three, your connection was really rockin’!

Low Packet Loss - Haste BadgesLow Ping - Haste BadgesLow Jitter - Haste Badges

 

What is ping, jitter, and packet loss?

Ping is the amount of time it takes to send a packet (piece of data) and receive a response, such as from your PC to a game server or vice-versa.

Jitter, sometimes called ping spikes,  is the fluctuation of ping over time (standard deviation).

Packet loss is the percentage of packets that do not arrive at their destination within a certain amount of time.

For the best experience, all of these metrics should be as low as possible.