Question about Video Game Consoles & Games
An IP address is an Internet Protocol address. Essentially it's like your mailing address, but for the Internet. It's a unique address that identifies a specific Internet connection (not necessarily a particular machine, however).
For online gaming, your IP address is how the online part of the game can talk to your individual game console.
Having an IP address requires having an Internet connection. Normally if you have a broadband connection, your IP address is assigned to your cable or DSL modem, which may then assign a private internal IP address to its clients (your PC, your game console, etc).
Depending on your game console and how it communicates with the Internet.
Some additional information would be good...
Cable, DSL, something else?
Posted on Apr 07, 2008
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