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Fleetciws #1 Posted 15 September 2018 - 09:51 AM

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If we keep 3/5/7 as changes continue to happen to the match making system could some consideration be given to not having T7 Heavies in T9 battles.

 

The power creep required to allow T8 and T9 to complete in T10 battles as new tanks have been added has led to a massive jump in penetration, mobility, armour and alpha at both T8 and T9. This has left T7 heavies thoroughly unable to complete the any of expected roles successfully, it is unlikely they would come out in front even treading equally with a T8 light in some cases. 

 

They don't have the hull armour to resist splash from T8-T9 arty and unlike the T7 mediums and lights which can flex around the map reasonably well towards the end of the battle... T7 heavies just cannot compete. 

 

It would be amazing to test matchmaking where T7 Heavies were limited to 5/10 matchmaking or mid tier in 3/5/7, this would be a nice break point in HT progression. I can't imagine a new player in a stock T7 Heavy wanting to continue to play after 10-15 matches in a row as bottom tier in 3/5/7.



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View PostFleetciws, on 15 September 2018 - 11:51 AM, said:

If we keep 3/5/7 as changes continue to happen to the match making system could some consideration be given to not having T7 Heavies in T9 battles.

 

The power creep required to allow T8 and T9 to complete in T10 battles as new tanks have been added has led to a massive jump in penetration, mobility, armour and alpha at both T8 and T9. This has left T7 heavies thoroughly unable to complete the any of expected roles successfully, it is unlikely they would come out in front even treading equally with a T8 light in some cases. 

 

They don't have the hull armour to resist splash from T8-T9 arty and unlike the T7 mediums and lights which can flex around the map reasonably well towards the end of the battle... T7 heavies just cannot compete. 

 

It would be amazing to test matchmaking where T7 Heavies were limited to 5/10 matchmaking or mid tier in 3/5/7, this would be a nice break point in HT progression. I can't imagine a new player in a stock T7 Heavy wanting to continue to play after 10-15 matches in a row as bottom tier in 3/5/7.

 

You'll find tier 7 lights and meds don't fare that much better. If they were going to go with +/-1 MM they'd need to do it for all tanks. But i very much doubt WG would go that direction.

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mttspiii #3 Posted 15 September 2018 - 10:38 AM

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Except well, tier 7 MT's are having a fun time being always top tier.

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View Postmttspiii, on 15 September 2018 - 10:38 AM, said:

 

Tier 7 preferential MM MTs 

 

I even wrote in the post

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 - Why do tier 7 normal MM tanks meet pretty much 987 MM exclusively, when there are so many 876 battles available that the MM could have slotted tier 7 normal MM tanks into?

 

 


Edited by Aoyama_Blue_Mountain, 15 September 2018 - 11:00 AM.

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