New matchmaking system for CS:GO takes into account your Steam behavior
A new matchmaking system for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has rolled out. The system is called Trust, and it takes into account all of your account behavior on Steam when pairing you up.
The previous system presented some issues. Here’s what Value said:
“Last year we launched Prime Matchmaking with the goal of providing a better matchmaking experience. Initially the system simply matched players who linked CS:GO with a unique phone number. Later, the system additionally required in-game experience (players needed to reach rank 21).
As these constraints were added, the Prime status created a hard boundary in the CS:GO community, and players who might otherwise be perfectly happy playing together were separated.
We’re committed to the goal of getting dedicated CS:GO players together, but we’ve been looking into improved approaches.”
This system improves on the old, taking into account a wider range of factors. This includes things like “the overall amount of time they had spent playing CS:GO, how frequently they were reported for cheating, time spent playing other games on their Steam account, etc.”
What do you think of this new system? Let us know in the comments below, and read Valve’s full blog post here.