Disconnections due to momentary connection timeout

Clarity: This is not referring to the common general disconnects from the game servers/backend.

This is referring to when a player’s connection may momentarily timeout (Anyone on starlink will be familiar with these).

From the point of view of a path/ping trace (in the tool “Ping Tracer”, for example), we can see under a second of instant failures/timeouts followed by the connection resuming as if nothing happened.

In game, we’re immediately dropped.

We can reconnect immediately, but if the game would wait ~2s and attempt to resume in-place, it could save a good bit of time and frustration in these scenarios.

Some games handle this fine (Warframe and Heroes of the Storm for my examples), some don’t (eg Lost Ark), so it seems like it’s possible for the game to handle gracefully.

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