You need minimum speeds of 4-8 Mbps to game online, but for a consistently good gaming experience, 10-25+ Mbps tend to be best. Keep in mind that download speed isn’t the only factor in a good gaming experience. We recommend checking the games minimum speed requirements usually found on the game manufacture sites.
Speed is important because it’s how quickly your device transfers information from the gaming server. However, ping time and latency also matter.