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VPN on your gameconsole

You don’t always pay attention to it, but nowadays we use the internet for almost anything. Also, when you are playing games on a midday afternoon on your game console, you use your internet connection. But have you ever thought about using a VPN when you are playing on your game console?

What is a VPN?

The abbreviation stands for Virtual Private Network. This is like a secured connection that you set up via a server in a country of choice. This kind of connection is often used to have a safe connection on using a public WIFI network. Besides from that, it has many advantages such as avoiding geo restrictions. And let that be one of the pro’s on using a VPN for during your online game sessions.

Pro’s on using a Virtual Private Network during gaming

Using a Virtual Private Network has its advantages while you are gaming. Like, you can download games from any country in the world. Given the fact that you can set up you server with every country in the world, you can now access all the games that are normally bounded to a geographical area. Besides that, you can connect your game consoles with a server that is less far away, the result is that games are less likely to have lag. It happens more often that you can’t succeed in making an internet connection with the newest multiplayer games. This is because your provider enables critical internet connection. So, game over. Unless you are using a Virtual Private Network that enables you to set up your own server to connect with


How do you connect your game console with a VPN?

There are two ways at how you can set up your game console to connect with a safe internet connection. One way is to use your laptop or to manually create a virtual hotspot. This means that your computer changes into a router, in which all the internet traffic passes. You can also install Virtual Router. This is a free software program with which you can create a hotspot in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows server 2012. A second way on setting it up is to purchase a DD-WRT router that allows the use of a Virtual Private Network

GOOSE in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, the service of a Virtual Private Network is offered by GOOSE. For a monthly fee of 2,99 euro’s they let you use their user-friendly and easy to install software. With this you can surf anywhere, safe and fast. Who registers now has a month free access to the software, and can experience the advantages himself.

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