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CC_Sly #1 Posted 05 February 2016 - 09:59 PM

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Hey Tankers!

 

So, some of you have been wondering what is going to happen with the +1/-1 matchmaking in the upcoming Update 2.6. Well I am here to answer that question! 

 

This experiment has been incredibly valuable in collecting information on how this change could affect the game as a whole. I would like to extend my thanks to you fine people who helped us put this concept to the test so we could gather this data and feedback! Thank you!

 

Oh right, the news of what is happening.

 

In 2.6 Matchmaking will be reverted to its normal +2/-2 format. It will be like it was in 2.4. As far as if it will be coming back or not, that will take more time to determine. We need to pore over the data and feedback to discuss what the best thing for Blitz is in the long run. The feedback section will remain open until Monday so be sure to provide any feedback you want us to see! 

 

Alright - so I got up this morning to be greeted by an e-mail explaining that the devs have started to look at the data for +1/-1 matchmaking and have come to a realization. They need more data. A single month of data was not enough to properly evaluate how +1/-1 would affect the server and game. As a result of this need to for data the test has been extended another month. That means with 2.6, +1/-1 matchmaking will continue in order to provide the devs with all the information they will need to make a well informed decision! 

 

apologize for the short notice and appreciate your understanding!   


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Camoisland #2 Posted 05 February 2016 - 09:59 PM

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Bronyman50 #3 Posted 05 February 2016 - 10:00 PM

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View PostCC_Sly, on 05 February 2016 - 04:59 PM, said:

Hey Tankers!

 

So, some of you have been wondering what is going to happen with the +1/-1 matchmaking in the upcoming Update 2.6. Well I am here to answer that question! 

 

This experiment has been incredibly valuable in collecting information on how this change could affect the game as a whole. I would like to extend my thanks to you fine people who helped us put this concept to the test so we could gather this data and feedback! Thank you!

 

Oh right, the news of what is happening.

 

In 2.6 Matchmaking will be reverted to its normal +2/-2 format. It will be like it was in 2.4. As far as if it will be coming back or not, that will take more time to determine. We need to pore over the data and feedback to discuss what the best thing for Blitz is in the long run. The feedback section will remain open until Monday so be sure to provide any feedback you want us to see! 

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Camoisland #4 Posted 05 February 2016 - 10:02 PM

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View PostBronyman50, on 05 February 2016 - 02:00 PM, said:

welp, RIP my Black Prince. Also INB4 Flame wars begin

 

The mm is much better, they all know it is..they just won't admit it because tier ten requires more skill

chessredpanda #5 Posted 05 February 2016 - 10:02 PM

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View PostCamoisland, on 05 February 2016 - 05:02 PM, said:

 

The mm is much better, they all know it is..they just won't admit it because tier ten requires more skill

 

tell that to my 171mm of pen and 160 alpha. completely balanced at Tier 9

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Silevern #8 Posted 05 February 2016 - 10:04 PM

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Ayyy t5-8 isn't extremely unbalanced anymore (I'm looking at you, AT-2, Jumbo Sherman, KV2, Comet, etc)

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Darth_Revan__ #10 Posted 05 February 2016 - 10:04 PM

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Wait there is no scout mm .........


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oh poor t 34s

AManBunIsADoucheDonut #12 Posted 05 February 2016 - 10:06 PM

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Probably a good idea.

The hassles relating to Premium Tanks, is an issue worth avoiding.


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Thank you. 

 

As someone who has been low tier 75-80% of the time, for the better part of a whole year, 1MM was refreshing and lot less stressful. Even if it did not raise my WR (due to more and more newbies on - wg really needs to work on education and balancing teams) I will look forward to the return of 1MM in 2.7 ;) 



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Thanks for the info sly! Hopefully once you guys pour over the data we can see this returned.

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1/1 mm will be missed
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witwhat #18 Posted 05 February 2016 - 10:11 PM

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What kind of matchmaking will the premiums have/retain?

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I guess they didn't want the German light tanks to be ridiculously overpowered.

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Good to know. Thanks for the heads up CC!

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