Tagged With matchmaking

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Competitive video games are unique in that they offer an international field of play. Unlike soccer or football, video games let you play the best in the world without having to travel, creating an international dialogue of play and growth. For Splatoon 2 players though, the current matchmaking system hinders that exchange of ideas, a significant hurdle for an already small scene.

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The matchmaking experience for Counter-Strike has always been, let's say, hit or miss. The quality of the servers and matches themselves are one thing. But often the most contentious part of the experience has nothing to do with the game or infrastructure itself. It's the people -- they're awful.

So Valve wants to change that. And in their latest update, they want you to help -- by letting them use your phone number.