In most subscribers of PLDT, either its fiber or home modem they got a common problem when playing the DOTA 2, the Packet Loss. Other players in the SouthEast Asia region also encounter the same problems with their internet providers. Having a packet loss in a match affects your gameplay and could ruin your team strategy of winning the game.
There are ways to fix the Packet Loss In or Out problem in Dota 2, this is by entering a console command that will refresh your server to a new and better one.
But before that, we have to fix enable the Console Command to Dota 2.
How to Enable Console Command
Open up Steam and go to the Library.
Locate Dota 2 and right-click then Properties.
At the General Tab, press the button Set Launch Options.
Then type the following in the Textbox: -console
Launch Dota 2 and go to Settings, and open up Hotkeys. From here, find the Player’s Action “Command“, and select you may assign keyboard key to display the console.
After enabling the Console Command you’re good to go on fixing Packet Loss.
How to Fix Packet Loss In/Out in Console Command
During the match, when you encounter a surge in Packet Loss you could open the command by the key you assigned earlier.
Then type the following command at the console:
- sdr SDRClient_ForceRelayCluster man
The man in the command is for the region of Manila, the Philippines which is the closest location we have. If you are from other countries, please choose the code location of the nearest server from the list below.
Region Command List
|dxb||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|eat||Moses Lake, Washington, United States|
|gru||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|lax||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|okc||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States|
|ord||Chicago, United States|
|sea||Seattle, United States|
|sha||Shanghai, People’s Republic of China|
Using the fix above, the Packet Loss In or Out will automatically fix to and reduces to zero. However, if it still has a packet loss after doing the step above, the problem might be your internet connection.