Competitive video games are unique in that they offer an international field of play. Unlike soccer or football, video games let you play the best in the world without having to travel, creating an international dialogue of play and growth. For Splatoon 2 players though, the current matchmaking system hinders that…
In an update to the Dota 2 matchmaking services today, Valve announced that players will have to register a unique phone number in order to compete in ranked matches.
I’ve been playing Gears of War 4 for a few dozen hours now and a good portion of that time has been spent waiting for the game to find someone to play with.
Preview codes have been going out for Overdog, the exciting new matchmaking app for the Xbox One that brings players together based on interests rather than skill level. So far it hasn't worked.
Been frustrated with the multiplayer matchmaking in Halo: The Master Chief Collection? Microsoft knows it's a problem and is working to fix it.
Mario Kart 8 received its first big update at the end of August. Most of the changes were welcome improvements. But one took some time to sink in: the new online ranking system. Now that it has, some players are left feeling confused and upset.
No random matchmaking for endgame raids in Bungie's new "shared world" shooter Destiny? No problem, say these fans. They'll just make their own.
Titanfall: pretty great game, yeah? Well, with one exception—the shoddy matchmaking system that continually fails to pit players against similarly skilled players. The good news is that thanks to an update, that's gonna start changing.
Finding an online match in Call of Duty: Black Ops should be a little less of a chore today, as a full title update hits for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, addressing many of the game's more pressing multiplayer problems.