The overall multiplayer skill level has gone down since Halo 3

#1cocorococoPosted 11/19/2012 1:58:45 PM
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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#2IcefrioPosted 11/19/2012 2:00:27 PM
Maybe you're just better at this game than the others, they aren't all identical in terms of what skills set people apart.
#3galv0Posted 11/19/2012 2:00:47 PM
This thread sucks.
Noobs -_-
#4cocorococo(Topic Creator)Posted 11/19/2012 2:01:53 PM
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
"My ship works better when I kick it", Spike Spiegel
#5RayzerTagPosted 11/19/2012 2:01:57 PM
Everytime a new batch of inexperienced players enter, somewhat reseting the skill level. Meanwhile, you have been gaining experience since 2.
#6domesplitter13Posted 11/19/2012 2:03:05 PM
Get off the meds buddy.
#7xBiophagexPosted 11/19/2012 2:03:23 PM
It's easier to get high rankings occasionally when your shots don't actually have to hit near your opponent to do damage
#8NatedPosted 11/19/2012 2:04:04 PM
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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#9Red01MustangGTPosted 11/19/2012 2:06:47 PM
This topic has been "Nated"
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#10AnderZx202Posted 11/19/2012 2:08:07 PM
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.