Mtga matchmaking

mtga matchmaking

How does MTG Arena’s matchmaking work?

Keeping track of how the system picks your opponent can get a little tricky, but once you break it down and take a closer look, things start to make sense. MTG Arena’s matchmaking relies on the ranking system to decide your opponents, and then breaks down a little more from there .

What needs to be done to improve matchmaking?

Something needs to change. We should be encouraged to make our decks as strong as possible. Matchmaking should be based on rank. Deck strength shouldnt even be a factor. If your deck is strong youll naturally rise up the ranks. If your deck is weak youll naturally fall. Exactly, I feel like the whole system is even worse for bad/new players.

Does MTGA feel like paper matchups?

It almost never feels like paper matchups where you’re actually trying to eek out small advantages, it’s just perfect answers on one side all game. You get those games occasionally, but this is the majority of games I’m playing on MTGA. To me it’s obvious the client is predetermining games through match-making and card draw.

Should matchmaking be based on deck strength or rank?

Matchmaking should be based on rank. Deck strength shouldnt even be a factor. If your deck is strong youll naturally rise up the ranks. If your deck is weak youll naturally fall. I agree that something needs to change, but deck strength still needs to be a factor.

What do you think about MTG Arena?

MTG: Arena is a game that is allowing more people access to the game of Magic than before. Naturally, these new players will gravitate towards the better decks because they arent as familiar with the game (RDW being the easiest for most of them to put together and understand). If you dont like this, then maybe dont play in quickplay or ranked.

How does the matchmaking system work?

1) The matchmaker looks at your deck. 2) The matchmaker will determine your decks makeup and match you against the deck that is best able to counter everything you are doing. 3) If you do not have all the best cards, min/maxing your deck with every rare you need to optimize your outcome, you will be placed against someone who has that.

What happens if you lose a match in MTG Arena?

In first rank (Bronze), losses don’t lose you any tiers but once you get to the next rank (Silver) you will start to lose tiers if you lose a match. Once you’ve climbed to a new rank (e.g., from Bronze to Silver) you won’t get knocked back down to a lower rank. So once you’ve made Mythic in MTG Arena, you won’t drop out until the end of the season.

Does ranked play affect other areas of MTG Arena?

So it’s safe to assume that if you’re doing well in Ranked play, you’re stomping it in other areas of MTG Arena as well even though your matches aren’t determined by your MMR here. To provide more detail about limited specifically, ranked limited in MTGA comes in two forms — Premier Draft and Quick Draft.

What is deck strength and deck weight matchmaking?

Deck strength matchmaking is used in the Best-of-One (BO1) Play queue. Deck weight is a system that gives a rating to each card in your deck, resulting in an overall score. This score, combined with your unranked MMR and number of games played, is used to find opponents that are the best match for you.

Should we be encouraged to make our decks stronger?

We should be encouraged to make our decks as strong as possible. Matchmaking should be based on rank. Deck strength shouldnt even be a factor. If your deck is strong youll naturally rise up the ranks. If your deck is weak youll naturally fall. Exactly, I feel like the whole system is even worse for bad/new players.

What needs to be done to improve matchmaking?

Something needs to change. We should be encouraged to make our decks as strong as possible. Matchmaking should be based on rank. Deck strength shouldnt even be a factor. If your deck is strong youll naturally rise up the ranks. If your deck is weak youll naturally fall. Exactly, I feel like the whole system is even worse for bad/new players.

Does rank matter at all in the matchmaking system?

While it might go without saying, we dont use all of these weights in all of our formats. Case and point, the only time rank matters (#namedrop) in our matchmaking system is when youre playing a ranked event. Other weights, such as the amount of games played, are situational.

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