EU Matchmaking is it good enough? updated

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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

in reply to Maccabi

How did you get hold of that percentage? It's possible that some areas have better matchmaking than others.

It's not the case for me when the matchmaking spread is too wide that I'm able to play fine with full green bars or not. Does everyone in your party agree with you ie someone with a good connection?

Ss78_
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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

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Ss78_ wrote:

How did you get hold that percentage? It's possible that some areas have better matchmaking than others.

It's not the case for me when the matchmaking spread is too wide that I'm able to play fine with full green bars or not. Does everyone in your party agree with you ie someone with a good connection?

using a very scientific method..

listening to the voices in chat. if the accent really grates me they are welsh or midlands.. also welsh people seem to love putting wlsg as a clan tag

but in all seriousness if their location is obvious see above then i do a quick view gamercard

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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

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Pretty sure you could get some stats of your own if you wanted but I do think 60-70% is a high wet finger in the wind estimate, could be wrong though. So your party disagrees with you then?

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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

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Ss78_ wrote:

Pretty sure you could get some stats of your own if you wanted but I do think 60-70% is a high wet finger in the wind estimate, could be wrong though. So your party disagrees with you then?

nope id say thats about accurate out of a 12 person lobby usually 6-8 are 100%  local to me

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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

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maccabi wrote:

Ss78_ wrote:

Pretty sure you could get some stats of your own if you wanted but I do think 60-70% is a high wet finger in the wind estimate, could be wrong though. So your party disagrees with you then?

nope id say thats about accurate out of a 12 person lobby usually 6-8 are 100%  local to me

Looks like you have a location sweetspot just like a connection sweetspot too, lucky you.

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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

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I live about 20-30 miles away from London depending where abouts in London you measure from and I've never heard anyone that sounds like they're from there.  Anyone English were from the Black Country when I allowed communications from everyone.  Either that or Londoners hate using mics.  Can't blame them tbh.

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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

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I'm about an hour outside London and I seemed to get into lobbies full of people from Wales or Scotland. As a Jock, it doesn't bother me, but it seems to be a fair distance from where I am.

DICE managed to give BF3 a decent choice when it came to picking servers geographically to play on (in the early days). It would be nice to see the same here. But since I play with friends from the US and Canada, I'm doomed to end up in mixed lobbies. Until the Steam box comes out, of course...

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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

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It's only because the game is so popular (sales minus trade-ins) that I just find it a bit bizarre that it happens to the scale it does more than anything.  Friend of mine is in Newcastle and he gets matched up with French gamers a lot.  It's not like Newcastle's a small city or anything.  But I've heard of Americans in San Francisco wonder why they get matched up with gamers in New York.  So it happens to Americans too.

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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

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I do wish they would seperate Europe up a bit, while its true that a fair ammount of them speak english most obviously prefer to speak in their own language making communication dificult and of course the Lag you get from the continent.

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Re: EU Matchmaking is it good enough?

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Yup, not everyone has good english speaking skills in Europe it differs from country to country. The lag works both ways as everyone get's matched from all over Europe.

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