Blizzard revealed some key changes coming to Heroes of the Storm during its "State of the Game" panel at BlizzCon earlier today. Bans will be enabled to Ranked Draft lobbies, probably in the relatively near future, and it's also looking to implement a Grandmaster ladder for players who've reached the top of the current ladder. There's also a plan to get a new matchmaking system in place before the end of the year. State of the Game BlizzCon: Matchmaker is being completely refactored to make better, closer matches. The current Heroes of the Storm matchmaking system suffers from being essentially the same as that of StarCraft 2 , which was built for speed rather than putting together quality matches.
By Stan , February 4, in News. Spyrian wrote about a new matchmaking rule for Rank 1 players that has been implemented as part of the matchmaking improvements. Games at Rank 1 will now be more competitive. Blizzard improves their matchmaking system further with implementing several rules and restrictions to improve gameplay. You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Storm League is the Ranked Play game mode that allows players to queue up and play with and against other players of similar skill. It may be tempting to jump straight into Storm League, but before you do that, you should learn about one more thing: How to pick your Hero in a ranked game follows different rules from Quick Matches. Instead of just selecting your favorite hero and clicking "Ready", both teams go through a selection process called a Draft.
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