The overall multiplayer skill level has gone down since Halo 3

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3 years ago#1
I play shooters casually but I noticed the following

- Halo 2 - it took me 1 month to really enjoy myself and finish ranked first or second quite regularly

- Halo 3 - after 1 month, I was mostly ranking fifth or sixth and breaking the first three ranks on exceptional basis

- Halo Reach - did not play

- Halo 4 - after one night, I am ranking first or second in Slayer and Slayer pro

That tells me that either the matchmaking pit me against noobs or that the overall skill level of the Halo 4 population has gone down a bit.

Did you guys notice this?
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"My ship works better when I kick it", Spike Spiegel
3 years ago#2
Maybe you're just better at this game than the others, they aren't all identical in terms of what skills set people apart.
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3 years ago#3
This thread sucks.
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Noobs -_-
3 years ago#4
it is kind of you to say, but I remember getting my A$$ getting handed to me quite a bit at Halo 3, and I did not play Halo in about three years...

maybe I did get better but I kinda doubt it
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"My ship works better when I kick it", Spike Spiegel
3 years ago#5
Everytime a new batch of inexperienced players enter, somewhat reseting the skill level. Meanwhile, you have been gaining experience since 2.
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3 years ago#6
Get off the meds buddy.
3 years ago#7
It's easier to get high rankings occasionally when your shots don't actually have to hit near your opponent to do damage
3 years ago#8
this argument makes no sense


The multiplayer is easier because I am coming in first more often...



What about the guys that are, obviously, not coming in first?


matchmaking is random, so you are getting randomly matched against less experienced/worse players.
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3 years ago#9
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3 years ago#10
plus, you played most of the halo games..i can tell you that there are lots of people on halo that never even played halo 3, i know a few that just got an xbox and halo.
also a lot of "young" players are getting the game, i've been in numerous games where there is one or a bunch of 9-10 year olds just camping around vehicle spawns and trash talking teammates. So basically there are more new players and younger players so the skill level might be lower. my 2 cents.
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