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Valve to execute more matchmaking upgrades for Dota 2

by Mathias Zimmer on 10/07/19 10:52:00 am

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Indeed, even after the majority of the work Valve has placed into revamping Dota 2's matchmaking framework in the course of the most recent a while, the group is as yet seeing approaches to improve the framework dependent on the input players have been giving. 

With the new positioned season continuous, this is incredible news for the individuals who have noticed a few parts of the ebb and flow matchmaking framework that have caused issues. Valve likewise expressed that whatever changes are in progress will be prepared not long from now. 

The fundamental issues of the present matchmaking framework included half stacked players continually being compelled to play against five stacked groups, which would prompt uneven matches. Valve's fix will probably concentrate on the revealing framework, in any case, since that has been the focal point of the last couple of updates and still needs some additional work. 

Alongside the players getting prohibited for poor conduct scores and a few issues with high MMR players having very long line times, there is a wild issue with players having the option to report anybody with no outcome. 

It may even wind up hurting the conduct scores of those players who mass report others for reasons that the framework esteems superfluous. That would make players mull over announcing somebody after a misfortune since they are somewhat salty. 

This is by a wide margin the most correspondence Valve and the Dota 2 devs have had with the network in quite a while, which is an incredible sign for the strength of the game, particularly at an aggressive level. The designers are much of the time conversing with players on Reddit and keeping everybody educated about what they are really going after and fixing straightaway.


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