Exitlag is a game’s VPN used to optimize your game connection by stabilizing it and reducing your ping. After using their service since the start of the Lost Ark open beta, it has become my main recommendation to play Lost Ark due to how well it works. It is very easy to setup compared to the other options and gives the lowest ping for most players.
Why do I need a VPN?
Certain games such as Lost Ark are IP blocked so you need a VPN to access the game. Even if other games aren’t IP blocked, your ping will be much higher when playing on a foreign server. With a game VPN like ExitLag, you will be able to bypass these region restrictions as well as lowering your ping. This guide assumes you already have an account and the game downloaded. Lost Ark RU requires a VPN with Russia servers to launch the game and connected while playing. This guide will walkthrough setting up the game with a 3-day free trial of ExitLag. If you end up preferring ExitLag as your VPN, you can use the coupon LOSTARKES for 20% off your subscription.
Once you’ve installed ExitLag, launch it and it’ll prompt you to login with your account. Search for Game Center and add it to ExitLag. Search for “Lost Ark RU” and add it to ExitLag. Make sure it has RU in the name as “Lost Ark” is the KR version. Set the game region of Game Center and Lost Ark RU to RU Moscow01-02.
Then for Lost Ark RU, press optimize to let ExitLag automatically setup the best routing for you. And press Apply Routes to save.
While ExitLag is still running, launch Game Center. You should be able start the game now.