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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Gets New Matchmaking System on Steam

Nov 16, 2017
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We have some good news if you are playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Steam as a new matchmaking system was just put into place. Valve just made the new matchmaking system which will pair you up with people based on two different criteria. The new system could really help Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as well as the Steam platform as a whole. Read on to learn more about how Valve changed the matchmaking system on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive New Matchmaking System Now on Steam

The new matchmaking system in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Steam will pair you with people based on different criteria now. Valve is going to use both your general behavior on the Steam platform and the statistics from your Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches to pair you. This is a little different than before as Valve is hoping it will get rid of those cheating within the game. When it comes to various multiplayer games online, game developers are trying to figure out how to keep the gaming and matches regulated. By using the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match information and your overall Steam behavior, it could help lessen you being matched with a bad teammate.

Valve basically is looking at your information to see who you might be willing to play nice with, which is a trust factor type of rating. Valve has just started to implement the new system, but already seems hopeful at the way it is going. Valve said that people have not really had to report anyone with the new matchmaking system. In fact, there were less of these reports than overall matches that were used with the old system. We do know Steam in general has more information to go off of in terms of your Steam behavior than many game developers might have. So for the company, using the information and behavior from U your Steam account might be much easier than for another developer who doesn’t own the platform.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Using New Trust Factor

While we do not know all of the details about what the trust factor system is or really what it entails, we know Valve thinks highly of the new system. Valve did say it was looking at the various attributes of the player account, which can help determine trustfulness. Also, looking at various behaviors of the player while on Steam is also part of the trust factor system. Valve is also looking at various information from your Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gaming details.

This information from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive includes overall playtime and if you have been reported for cheating,. The company also is looking at how long you spend playing other games on Steam. If you are a contributing or overall positive member of the Steam Community, that is also being considered in the new matchmaking system. Valve has moved into the new system as even more gaming developers are trying to stop cheaters and get the matchmaking for multiplayer gaming to a new level.

Blizzard also has done some moves on Xbox Live to try to allow you to warn other players of a bad apple in the bunch. The hope is that using these various factors on Steam will lead to a better community overall and a better online matchmaking ability. Hopefully, you will be able to have more fun gaming and running around with players since they are going to be more like you in terms of general information and statistics. So what do you think of the new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matchmaking method? Will this help cut down on the cheaters and other bad players? Let us know what you think about this news in the comments.