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By: LAK3R50WN Hekseville Citizen 342 posts
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The Last of Us has the worst matchmaking ever!

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Is it just me or does everyone else who is a low level starting out always face very high level players? Almost every time I am placed in a game it is very high level players (double or triple digits) vs very low level players (single digits). First off the multiplayers upgrades and loadouts are kind of flawed in that the higher your level the more powerful you will be whereas it should be the higher your level the options you have but not really making you all that more powerful. However, I could deal with this if it weren't for the fact that the game blatantly matches up low level players vs high level players no matter if you choose with parties or without. Please Naughty Dog fix this or this will be the end of your multiplayer right here. Anyone buying the game now will jump into multiplayer only to be matched against very high level players and be destroyed and discouraged and probably never play Factions again. I still don't understand why games don't use stat-based matchmaking to make the playing field even.
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Yep.. This was in the no party playlist.

 

 

 

Photo: TLOU matchmaking I don't even...

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LAK3R50WN wrote:
 I still don't understand why games don't use stat-based matchmaking to make the playing field even.


You understand when you go back in time and witness Uncharted 3 downfall. 

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Yep.. This was in the no party playlist.

 

 

 

Photo: TLOU matchmaking I don't even...


So your saying the other team didn't stand a chance. Sucks to be them on the other team.

 

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Yep.. This was in the no party playlist.

 

 

 

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ND should make this the background image to the MP forum.



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LAK3R50WN wrote:
Please Naughty Dog fix this or this will be the end of your multiplayer right here.

Even though I faced some matches like this, it wasn't hopeless. The thing, most of the players forget, is that you do NOT have to WIN a round to do good... Yesterday I was in a similar situation (we also got destroyed with 0-12), but I put up a fight and gave them a hard time on some occasions and even ended up with the second most parts of all players.

Of course, it is hard in the beginning, but you learn more from matches like these if you stick around instead of quitting. I get my **bleep** handed and learn how to avoid it a bit next time.

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Aug 13, 2013

Stop relying on the game to partner you up with good people. Extend yourself a little and make your own party, then it won't matter

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I'm sick to death of being put in experienced parties against total noobs when there is absolutely no need to split the parties that way.

I want to enjoy the game not just stomp over people new to the game. I don't enjoy it, and they certainly don't. They aren't going to stick around long when naughty dog's carp matchmaking sucks to such a huge extent.
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It is pretty bad but hey. 

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Matchmaking != team balancing

 

Learn to understand the difference... yes, we need better team balancing in the solo playlist. Do NOT touch the matchmaking, though!

 


monkeybutler100 wrote:
I'm sick to death of being put in experienced parties against total noobs when there is absolutely no need to split the parties that way.

I want to enjoy the game not just stomp over people new to the game. I don't enjoy it, and they certainly don't. They aren't going to stick around long when naughty dog's carp matchmaking sucks to such a huge extent.

You forget the fact that many UC3 vets were able to stomp other players since day 1/Level 0. There's nothing you can do about that.

http://community.us.playstation.com/t5/The-Last-of-Us-Multiplayer/Ping-filter-toggle-SUPPORT-for-less-lag/m-p/40782623
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