Glossary:Peer-to-peer

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Key points

No dedicated server required
Potential connection issues based on peers

Description[edit]

Peer-to-peer networks in games don't have a central server for the distribution of game data, but instead each "peer" controls the game data and they each send and receive data to all other peers, assuming that information is reliable and correct.