Bungie Still Considering Raid Matchmaking for Destiny

Bungie Still Considering Raid Matchmaking for Destiny

Bungie is considering matchmaking support for its end-game content in Destiny – their loot-driven sci-fi shooter. In an interview with Metro, world design lead Steve Cotton said that Bungie are listening to fan suggestions.

“We are absolutely listening, and we’re absolutely thinking about stuff, and we are also absolutely prioritising the things that we want to do,” said Cotton during the interview. “So we’ve prioritised, in a lot of cases, giving players new adventures and new experiences. And then things like private matches, this is the right time to bring that into the game.”

When pressed further specifically about Raid matchmaking, he added: “No, no. We’ve been thinking about that a lot.”

In 2014, lead designer Luke Smith said that a looking-for-group mechanic is something they “absolutely want to do.”

"We would love to get to a place someday where you can advertise your intent to people. Where you can say 'I want to do this. Are you looking to do this with me?' But we have absolutely no plans to do raid matchmaking at this time," said Smith.

Destiny’s latest expansion, Rise of Iron, is slated for release on September 20 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Source: GameSpot



 

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Comments Comments (9)

 
Posted by Bunnny
On Friday 26 Aug 2016 2:35 PM
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Bad idea.


If they do it it must be optional.

Cause f**k randos
 
 
 
Posted by Kyimo
On Friday 26 Aug 2016 3:04 PM
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26 August 2016, 02:35 PM Reply to Bunnny
Bad idea.


If they do it it must be optional.

Cause f**k randos
indeed, but mainly i see an absurb amount of crying about "bad" players/trolls and nerfs that people think they need because temwork is hard.
 
 
 
Posted by SpawnSeekSlay
On Friday 26 Aug 2016 4:06 PM
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Seems a stupid idea. But then again if people are LFG'ing online majorly and its seemingly works out then why not.

If ya had 5 and your other guy cant make it it would be cool to just load it through and matchmake the 6th, though LFG you can be alot more selective I guess on who that solo is you pull it.
 
 
 
Posted by SpawnSeekSlay
On Friday 26 Aug 2016 7:01 PM
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Then again with the NOOBS I raided with for the last year, maybe randoms might be an improvement. LMAO #BTeamForever #Sorryboyslol
 
 
 
Posted by Mattress
On Friday 26 Aug 2016 7:46 PM
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26 August 2016, 04:06 PM Reply to SpawnSeekSlay
Seems a stupid idea. But then again if people are LFG'ing online majorly and its seemingly works out then why not.

If ya had 5 and your other guy cant make it it would be cool to just load it through and matchmake the 6th, though LFG you can be alot more selective I guess on who that solo is you pull it.
If you've gone to LFG, that means you are at least committed to trying to complete a raid. Matchmaking would be a hot mess of people joining and then leaving not even half way through. Think of how many people join and leave a crucible match then think of how that would work during a raid where you need people capable of communicating and working as a team for 45+ minutes...forget about it.
 
 
 
Posted by birdman
On Saturday 27 Aug 2016 8:49 AM
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Nope bugger that. It frightens me how terrible Rando Calrissians can be in this game, rage quitting crucible when their team is losing, dying over and over again in heroic strikes at decent light levels, etc.
 
 
 
Posted by SpawnSeekSlay
On Saturday 27 Aug 2016 10:41 AM
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26 August 2016, 07:46 PM Reply to Mattress
If you've gone to LFG, that means you are at least committed to trying to complete a raid. Matchmaking would be a hot mess of people joining and then leaving not even half way through. Think of how many people join and leave a crucible match then think of how that would work during a raid where you need people capable of communicating and working as a team for 45+ minutes...forget about it.
That's just a common trend and stereotype of PvP gamers in general, pick any game or genre and it happens... SFV, NBA2k, CoD.
If someone drops out of the game , the game auto joins someone in queue. Yeah it would be crap compared to what we do but remember it is just an option!, making your own team is preferable, but this is true of PvE raiding and PvP.
I think it's good, I wouldn't use it, but happy for others to at least a crack at raiding and I'm happy to leave them to the frustration of PUGs lol
 
 
 
Posted by Mattress
On Monday 29 Aug 2016 6:30 PM
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27 August 2016, 10:41 AM Reply to SpawnSeekSlay
That's just a common trend and stereotype of PvP gamers in general, pick any game or genre and it happens... SFV, NBA2k, CoD.
If someone drops out of the game , the game auto joins someone in queue. Yeah it would be crap compared to what we do but remember it is just an option!, making your own team is preferable, but this is true of PvE raiding and PvP.
I think it's good, I wouldn't use it, but happy for others to at least a crack at raiding and I'm happy to leave them to the frustration of PUGs lol
They can put it in. I will never use it haha
 
 
 
Posted by Bunnny
On Friday 2 Sep 2016 5:47 PM
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29 August 2016, 06:30 PM Reply to Mattress
They can put it in. I will never use it haha
It must be opt in if its there