'Overwatch' Reviews, News & Updates: Competitive Play Season 3 Upsets Players with Tiers; Is Blizzard Losing Their Touch? More Gameplay Details Revealed

By Dannel Picaccio Camille Perez Lozano , Updated Dec 06, 2016 06:15 AM EST
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"Overwatch" has moved in with its Competitive Play Season 3 which many have found intriguing at one point. There are those who see that the game may be stepping into a whole new different field of balance, making things quite complex and hard to take for some players.

Fans of "Overwatch" may know that Competitive Play Season 3 is bound to have some anomalies from the early going, and players have not held back on what they think. Overall, some adjustments made especially to tiers have led dismay to many of the followers.

As some may not be aware, the "Overwatch" Competitive Play Season 3 has gamers start a new season with no rank at all, wherein they are bound to take on placement matches-but this time, slightly https://www.inverse.com/article/24762-overwatch-competitive-play-season-3-ranking-guidedifferent. Compared to the past seasons, the new system prohibits players to be ranked Gold tier upon winning five placement matches out of ten. A new calculation has been established in order for the players to get a high rank, which started with one assessment by Blizzard Entertainment.

Recent reports claim that the Gold Tier and Platinum Tier in "Overwatch" has become rather populated and crowded, with some of them being overly ranked at one point. This was quickly appealed on by players who may believe the idea is unpleasant balance-wise. The players who are bestowed higher ranks back in the second season may find it quite easy to move higher up in the rankings, whereas the Mid-tier gamers seemingly find it difficult to do so. Nonetheless, players are expecting a rectification on the case before everything else spirals out of control, and those who ranked high before with ease may need to expect a significant drop.

"Overwatch" has already went up as one of the most beloved games of the generation and as Blizzard Entertainment's first successful first-person shooter. Given the aforementioned, the company may need to keep the momentum on their side to avoid the exiting of their patrons. What do you think of Blizzard Entertainment's placement match conditions? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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