As described in the title, I'm having major lag issues despite fine internet connection and computer performance, not just in the Beta, but in the Live version as well. While I have noticed this issue before (usually right after patches), it has gotten to the point where I cannot play the game at all without worrying about get banned for AFK because I can't connect (and if I can, for feeding because I walk around in a perpetual state of lag, watching things slide around like they're on ice).
In case one, the game crashes immediately after champion select and doesn't even bring up the loading screen. I close out, reconnect, load to 100%, then it crashes again. In a bot match I attempted to join just today, I had to do this 6 times before I actually was able to get in game.
And then, case two happened. Bought my items just fine, sent my character bot, then panned the map. Particles were flying all over from champions and minions that had no heath bars and were sliding all around the map. At this point, my champ was moving around like I told them to, no response lag, even though everything else was freaking out. (Still stable FPS and ping) After a few minutes, there was a massive burst of animations, minion and champion deaths, and movement, then the game ran smoothly for about 30 seconds.
At that point, it all began again. A Cass bot and a few others literally appeared out of nowhere, my health bar vanished, able to still move around. Few minutes later, BOOM all animations, screen went black and white, and then the game crashed.
And now here I am, writing this very long post. I have had similar issues in the Live version, though not the frequency of the Beta. It's a gamble in Live if you will have a lag free game or not. Riot, can we get a fix on this so I can get back to enjoying a game I love? I'm sure you guys have a lot on your plates, but this... just... no. Thank you, guys.
Stable internet connection and good computer performance (stable ping and FPS), but heathless, ice skating champions and minions with bursts of random animations. Please fix, thank you.