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The official StarCraft II System Requirements says "Broadband Internet connection".

But how many kbps are required for playing online?

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If you're having trouble, try out battleping.com –  tzenes Jul 29 '10 at 17:06
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1mbit minimum or 3mbit recommended:

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Also note that latency is usually more important than bandwidth.

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Thats from 22 May 2008, I don't know if its still relevant. I know people are playing with 512kbps, but I have only 256kbps. –  hiena Jul 29 '10 at 14:57
    
@hiena, the game definately requires less than that, your latency is way more important. –  Arkain Jul 29 '10 at 15:22
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Games rarely require more than few KB/s.

The latency and stability is much more important. If you are getting more than 150 ms or dropping more than 5% of packets, then it might be a problem.

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