Anyone know any tweaks to stablize ping?Some of the time when joining a server my ping is good then creeps higher then back down.
Close background programs that may be stealing bandwidth, i.e. filesharing, instant messenger, et cetera. There are no tweaks for the game itself that I know of.
Its not you, but the servers you play on, from the sound of it.
Too many so-called 20 player servers just arnt up to it. The more people who play on it, the more intense the activity on these servers, the more the servers central cpu is over worked. Hence, you get lag, and your ping goes down incrementally.
Try playing on servers which you know have 100 megabit connections.
Or servers with a max clients number of 12/16.