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Elon Musk Says This Multiplayer Game Works Well With Starlink Connection, Promises Reduced Global Latency This Year

Elon Musk's SpaceX-owned Starlink satellite internet service has evolved, and its utility came to the fore when Ukraine sought Starlink terminals to restore internet connectivity in the war-ravaged country.

Benzinga · 06/11/2022 15:02

Elon Musk's SpaceX-owned Starlink satellite internet service has evolved, and its utility came to the fore when Ukraine sought Starlink terminals to restore internet connectivity in the war-ravaged country. On Friday, Musk retweeted a SpaceX tweet of a video uploaded by YouTuber FinePrint, which showed him video gaming with a Starlink connection on top of the mountains.

The YouTuber suggested the performance was satisfactory. Musk had captioned his tweet, "Play Videogame wherever you want."

Commenting on Musk's tweet, a Twitter user going by the handle @IvanEscobosa asked whether he has tried multiplayer games. Musk replied by saying multiplayer gaming works pretty well with Starlink and that League of Games is no problem.

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When another Twitter follower pointed out ping issues for users in Brazil trying to play on North American servers, the Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) chief executive officer said Starlink inter-satellite laser links that are likely to be operational by the end of the year should resolve that problem.

Tesla closed Friday's session down 3.12% at $696.69, while in after-hours, the stock added 1.91% to $710, according to Benzinga Pro.

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