Overwatch 2 devs experimenting with new aggressive queues just for GM gamers

Revealed: 2023-03-17T03:33:17

Up to date: 2023-03-17T03:33:25

Overwatch 2’s devs introduced in a Q&A that they’re experimenting with a brand new aggressive queue, however one just for GM gamers. 

When Valorant introduced their Premier mode, many Overwatch gamers have been upset that their competitor acquired a aggressive match mode first. A mode that gamers have been asking about for fairly a while. 

However now, it appears the devs might have listened to their gamers in any case, as Blizzard has teased a brand new aggressive queue for the upper ranks is within the works. 

In a Q&A with Overwatch streamers Eskay and Jay3, Methods Designer Gavin Winter shared that the workforce has been planning and is engaged on a aggressive mode solely for GM gamers. 

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“We’re desirous about ways in which let GM gamers play collectively in a aggressive setting that isn’t essentially a aggressive position queue,” he stated throughout the stream.

He stated that in response to a query asking if GM gamers would ever have the ability to queue with extra than simply two. He initially talked in regards to the difficulties which they face when pitting GM gamers in opposition to one another. 

Speaking about how most GM to Prime 500 gamers are principally both streamers, Contenders, or OWL gamers. Due to that, it’s arduous for the ranked system to discover a good match for all gamers, he pressured. Not to mention in a well timed method. 

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Winter additionally talked about that in the event that they allowed five-stacking in GM lobbies, it may lead to matches that weren’t honest.

As he defined, “permitting massive stacks imply the matchmaker won’t have the ability to discover a match that’s honest.” Persevering with with an instance, “if the stack is sufficiently big, with three OWL gamers, and there aren’t OWL gamers on the opposite workforce to match in opposition to.”

And he says the brand new mode they’re engaged on may alleviate the needs from excessive ranked gamers and will enable them to stack a full workforce.

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