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By: Eric-ND Naughty Dog Developer 594 posts
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Matchmaking in Uncharted 3

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We recently pushed a live update that changed up our matchmaking system for U3 Multiplayer. We know there had been some issues after the latest change so it works something like this.

 

geo-location and ping are HEAVILY weighted up front. We now look for people 75 ranks above you and 75 below you within a very close geo-location and ping  FIRST. We have 375 possible ranks in the game. As we look for more matches we'll broaden both geo-location and ping along with rank. Geo-location and ping matter most. 

 

Bottom line is the more players we have the better the matchmaking will be so thank you for your support. See ya online!

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Thank you for this. Smiley Happy

 

tapantaola will be very happy. Smiley Wink

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Wonderful, it seems like today was forum reply day.
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Nov 21, 2012
Thanks ND, it's good to know that you are hard at work to fulfill our needs and requests! Thank you so much! Smiley Very Happy

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Nov 21, 2012

Thanks ND! Now it would be nice if you removed level based matchmaking completely because it doesn't work most of the time.



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YES! This is truly the first change in a long time that makes me want to drop what I'm doing and go play U3!!! THANK YOU!!!!

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Thank you NDSmiley Happy

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Nov 21, 2012
Has the liveupdate number changed?

Is it still 1.15.071 or 1.15.072?
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Nov 21, 2012

Eric-ND wrote:

We recently pushed a live update that changed up our matchmaking system for U3 Multiplayer. We know there had been some issues after the latest change so it works something like this.

 

geo-location and ping are HEAVILY weighted up front. We now look for people 75 ranks above you and 75 below you within a very close geo-location and ping  FIRST. We have 375 possible ranks in the game. As we look for more matches we'll broaden both geo-location and ping along with rank. Geo-location and ping matter most. 

 

Bottom line is the more players we have the better the matchmaking will be so thank you for your support. See ya online!


Awesome news! A quick question. Why are they only 375 ranks? If you count the 75 levels before the first legacy, there would be 450 ranks. Is it because everyone in the 5th legacy is seen as the same rank?

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Thank you for informing us Eric!

And Ty for continuing to support Uncharted 3! Smiley Very Happy

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