If players notice issues with their matchmaking for DOTA 2 , they have someone to thank for that. The game used to have the highest concurrent players on Steam, only just recently losing to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive this past April. Now, some fans are not able to play the game in some regions due to a down fiber cable. The US East matchmaking server cluster is offline temporarily. There is a cut fiber cable causing a wide area outage in the hosting region.
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Valve Will Ban Dota 2 Smurfs | MMO Fallout
We may earn a commission if you click a deal and buy an item. This is how we make money. Subscribe to our newsletter. In a blog post on the Dota 2 website , Valve announced some of the changes that they are making. One of the most controversial is that solo matchmaking rating MMR and party MMR are no longer separate, and are now one and the same.
Valve Will Ban Dota 2 Smurfs
While the developer was vague as to the exact meaning of this, players have long been complaining about numerous issues found in any online game. Companies often form their own strategies to combat various forms of abuse, and Valve 's appears to include massive ban waves as a deterrent. Whenever a game becomes big enough to draw more than a handful of players, someone figures out a way to make money off it. Account and item selling, character boosting, and smurfing a higher-level player creating a low-level account to take advantage of the players' lower skill level are among the most common complaints in nearly any online game.
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