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Are not as many people playing anymore?

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What the title says.  I ask this because it's taken so much longer to find matches than it used to, both in Ranked FFA and Quick Match.

 

I know this topic's been made a lot already, but I think I've literally spent more total time at the "Searching for Opponents..." screen than I have actually fighting in matches.  Nowadays it can take upwards of one minute to connect to opponents; that may not sound like much, but if you actually count 60 seconds when waiting for a match, it can be pretty grating when you're trying to get back in right away.

 

For some reason it does this more often on Vita, but it's a problem on PS3 as well.  I should also note that I have a pretty decent internet connection and I've connected to matches faster in the past.

 

Does anyone know why it's been taking longer and longer to find opponents lately?

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Re: Are not as many people playing anymore?

Dec 24, 2012
I see many of the same players buy I can find matches usually not a problem
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Re: Are not as many people playing anymore?

Dec 24, 2012
well its different cases but generally its the holidays so some people wont be playing all day everyday like before. It should pick up after but i generally got multi games im currently playing so it has been cut down for bit on allstar
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Re: Are not as many people playing anymore?

Dec 24, 2012

I usually search a match, if nothing happens then i back out and sarch again then wamo...a match.  most i've ever backed out was twice

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Re: Are not as many people playing anymore?

Dec 24, 2012

Xcaligamer1 wrote:

I usually search a match, if nothing happens then i back out and sarch again then wamo...a match.  most i've ever backed out was twice


same. i usually wait about 15 seconds, then back out and try again and i find a match right away. so if you haven't done that, try it.

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Re: Are not as many people playing anymore?

Dec 24, 2012

a_leenail1992 wrote:

Xcaligamer1 wrote:

I usually search a match, if nothing happens then i back out and sarch again then wamo...a match.  most i've ever backed out was twice


same. i usually wait about 15 seconds, then back out and try again and i find a match right away. so if you haven't done that, try it.


Oh, I actually do that almost every time I enter a match, heh.  Occasionally it does find a match faster, but even then it doesn't work sometimes, no matter whether or not I back out and try again.

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Dec 24, 2012
Less people are playing
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Re: Are not as many people playing anymore?

Dec 24, 2012
Well it is the holiday season.. Therefore people dont have time to play this as much.
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