Destiny 2 'Supremacy mode' Matchmaking criticized by players
Destiny 2’s seasonal Guardian Games event is back for 2023, and it brings a PVP mode called Supremacy.
This mode pits teams of six Guardians against each other, and requires them to collect crests from fallen enemies to score points.
It sounds like a fun way to showcase the class rivalry that fuels the Guardian Games, but some players are unhappy with how the mode works.
Destiny 2 Supremacy mode Matchmaking criticized
One of the main complaints is about the matchmaking system. Supremacy does not seem to use skill-based matchmaking (SBMM) or connection-based matchmaking (CBMM) like other Crucible modes (1,2,3,4,5,6,7).
Players have reported that the matches end in a lopsided win for one team or the other, making it hardly enjoyable for both the winning and losing teams.
This imbalance in the matches has led to a lack of enthusiasm for the game mode as players often feel that their efforts are futile, and they cannot win due to the unbalanced matchmaking.
Some players have reported being matched into 3v6 or 2v6 games, where their team is outnumbered by the enemy team.
New players who join the team with fewer players leave immediately, causing an imbalance in the team numbers, making it nearly impossible for the losing team to come back and compete.
I don’t know if I’m missing something here, but match after match I’m either getting my -blam!- kicked REALLY bad or my team is winning by A LOT and I’m hardly able to get any kills and I keep dying against the enemy team. I’m average at PvP with an overall KD slightly under 1.0.
why would bungie make a gamemode that showcases how unbalanced PvP is… there is usually 2 or 3 players with no kills each game & 20plus deaths lol
Another issue is the lack of a mercy rule. Supremacy matches go on until one team reaches 150 points, which can take a long time if the teams are uneven or unskilled.
Some players have suggested that the mode should end sooner if one team is dominating the other, or that the score limit should be lowered.
I know the hard code PvPers are enjoying supremacy but it’s been brutal for newcomers bc the no mercy rule is barbaric. Hate it even though I like PvP and trying to get better. I can’t bear it when it’s so terribly one sided #Bungie #Destiny2
Another problem that some players have noticed is that the Supremacy mode favors certain classes over others.
Specifically, Titans seem to have an edge over Warlocks and Hunters in this mode, due to their abilities and exotics that make them more durable and aggressive.
It is essential that the Destiny 2 devs address Supremacy mode Matchmaking issues and make improvements in order to provide a more balanced and enjoyable gaming experience for all players.
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