Who wants them to be removed from the game itself? Stats only visible on Elite. Only stats shown ingame are Total Games Played, Wins, and D/C Percentage.
Just something I want people to think about, would Call of Duty be different today if stats were no longer visible? It feels like I am pressured to have a high K/D to prove that I am a good player, but when I have a good K/D people see it and call me out for a booster, cheater, etc., or leave the game. I think the game wouldn't be as serious and more enjoyable because there isn't this pressure to have good stats to prove that you are a good player.
decent point, but depends what a GOOD K/D is to you. mine is 1.05 and i'm happy with that. i'm nothing amazing, but i enjoy games a ton when my team wins and i go 15 k and 13 deaths.
it's what you make of it. if youre in a clan that expects 2.00 k/d , then yeah the game seems tooo serious
K/D doesn't make people good or bad players. It is what they do to win that makes them good or bad players. You could have a .8 K/D and be a better player than someone with a 3.0 K/D just because you do what ever it takes to win.
Keep in on Combat Records for people to be able to track their own progress. I use my information for me and to know how I am doing.
Remove "Lobby Leaderboards" and only post stats in a League-type setting.
I had said to make stats only visible on Elite. Get rid of them on the game itself.
What do you mean by League-type settings?
If they have a league, keep stats for League Play. Keeps those players honest and can be monitored for boosting or other misdeeds in a smaller environment.
Otherwise, Let Pub Lobbies be fun. Remove Lobby Leaderboards to remove the E-Peen factor.
K/D should only apply to TDM. I think you're kind of right about stats, they make the game less fun & more stressfull but they do make it a bit more immersive by giving it a competitive edge, extending the games shelf life.
There's always going to be some fool pointing at his 10 K/D thinking he's a naughty god because he dashboards every negative game & there's always going to be the uptight try hard clans who demand the elite but haven't realised people manipulate thier stats daily making them count for nothing in any case.
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I think the game would be much more fun without the K/D Ratio. As someone mentioned before, have stats saved/shown for League Play as that is for keeps so to speak. TDM is more of an exhibition.
I agree, I believe this game would be more enjoyable without stats, or at least no K/D... I constantly find myself going into SUPER TRY HARD MODE and stressing over my K/D. I'm only a level 43, 0 prestige, but I already plan to Fresh Start and try even harder.