almost every game I get when europe goes to bed is on a usa server. very rarely get lucky and get a russian server which isnt too bad ping from the uk
the thing is, U.S. matchmaker is broken. It is nearly impossible to get a game when you launch USA only.
“I get 150 ping which makes it hard to fly inties”…really?
*Sigh* when i’m spinning, how can i fly inties???
Especially recon! Should i pack only high ping ships?
It isn’t bad matchmaking. It is your sheer bad luck. When I play during US primetime (5:00pm-10:00pm Mountain Time), I get US servers 90% of the games I play. The few EU games are when I play with EU friends who are staying up late.
As far as your comment about the US player base being small: You are dumb.
The US player base is small because no advertising has been done in the US. There was a considerably large US player base when this game first came out, but people lost interest. Bad decisions on the devs part don’t only affect US players, they affect everyone. I agree that the US player base needs to increase, but you are wrong when you accuse the devs of treating the EU/US/AU population like s**t. This is not saying they don’t prefer the RU population, because the latest polls on the game population show that this game is made up of about 83% RU players. That right there is a huge chunk of money, so naturally the devs will listen to them more and prioritize their suggestions.
It is a natural business model, make the changes that will bring in the most money.
Not true at all. I’d be willing to bet that all of the money that StarGem pays Gaijin to produce this game goes to War Thunder. If Gaijin wouldn’t be so selfish and contribute some of that money towards advertisement (especially in the US), the profits for Star Conflict would rise tremendously from the influx of new players that would be brought in.
The money could also be taken out of pointless updates (like the recent gauss/plasma revamp). Money for development should be primarily used for big updates (dreadnaughts) and important updates (bug fixes, major balancing issues, etc.)
Like the old saying goes: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”
Sheer bad luck? Do tell. It’s bad matchmaking. i’m happy when i get european servers. I can fly with 160 ping. I can’t fly when i’m spinning around and getting packet loss. I have been in games where most of the players are european and 1 or 2 are russians and it’s a russian server when it should be a European server.
The U.S. playerbase is small in part because of bad advertising and because a lot of people quit. The playerbase is small because a lot of people quit.
And I’m dumb? You’re the guy that says that gaijin is being selfish for not advertising. It’s Star Gem’s responsibility to advertise, not Gaijin’s. That’s sheer stupidity. No offence. Also, the russian economy is crap right now. I sincerely doubt that russians are spending a lot right now.
So I guess this shows that the game does not favor “only” russians.
The game chooses the best server for th majority of players in a battle. Why should it force to play 14 players with a bad ping in order to have 2 guys with a good ping?
As mentioned a lot of times on the forum, Season 2 is in work as well as Dreadnoughts.
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proof: devs are not nearly as active on this forum as rus. There’s no U.S. advertising. Personally, this one irks me: It’s more expensive to buy DLCs in the U.S. than it is in Russia. Now i’m sure there’s some reason for it but it’s still irritating.
This merely shows that Europeans also often have good ping. I have heard my russian friends complaining about bad ping. I ask them what it is and they say 150. Seriously? And then ESB videos with 10 ping! That’s quite an advantage. Put some california servers. I would love to dominate with 10 ping.
It chooses the best ping for the most players? do tell! Please view attached screenshots. My 2 squad mates are both european and you expect me to believe that 2 of those SCORP players are U.S.?
And for the second screenshot, my whole team was Rus or EU. Then there’s a squad of SCORP which is a russian corp and HawK is also a russian corp and I believe RDS is too which means that i was probably the only U.S. player. why was it a U.S. server? It goes the other way around too. I have played games where most players where U.S. and it was a russian server and I’ve played games where most players were eu and u.s. and it was a russian server when it should have been european. Your thing is broken bro. I will continue to take screenies of it happening if you like. ;)
I am refraining from quitting until dreadnoughts come out because i hope that they will actually save the dying game.
*sigh* that is not profanity, a personal insult, is decently rude, not vulgar, isn’t drug propaganda, isn’t political or religions agitation or propaganda, isn’t a manifestation of nazism or the rest of that. In essence, i’m saying don’t shut down everyone who criticizes you. xxxx is not a naughty word.
edit: I Guess N-A-Z-Z-I is a naughty word. that’s why it’s xxxx
It’s not bad, yes, but it could be much better.
I really hope that dreadnoughts themselves will be manually operated by at least one, if not more players. I just hope that they won’t be bot bricks.
I see much greater potential in this game than in War Thunder. I really hope that all the funds from this game are going for the funding of this game.
If this is done properly, this game can exceed War Thunder, since it’s really unique. The problem with the servers will have to be fixed, of course. It’s mandatory!
I think that the servers are fine, they are just too weak to handle large information streams at such rate. Who knows.
I got higher ping now than ever before on Europe server. Sometimes on EU, I get more ping than on US servers. It was never as bad as it is now.
Package loss % sometimes goes up for a split second from 2%-50%.
By the way, today is Thursday and there is no update. Next week will probably be one, or one week after.
Those dreadnoughts… 2 years in development… I hope it will be worth it.
The game has great potential! I just feel ignored unless i make a rage thread like this.
I don’t understand why ArcTic can’t stop making stupid threads…
I don’t understand why I can’t stop getting stupid ping.
Even if the next update -does- suck, I wouldn’t leave. I mean I may rage for a bit and go slightly insane, but I woud never leave just because of a cheap update. If something sucks, don’t use it. If something negatively effects you or something that you already use, try something new.
*sigh* this is a rage post. I’m staying till dreadnoughts and if they suck, i’m quitting.