Matchmaking still broken??

#1 Edited by William (441 posts) -

I was in matchmaking for 10 minutes, i only found 2 people and then it reset.

Is this happening to everyone else? Or is something wrong with my connection?

#2 Posted by License_To_Bill (792 posts) -

I would think that's a connection thing. It was never really "broken," people just disliked it.

#3 Posted by pause422 (6190 posts) -

There's a difference between people just not liking it, and it taking far too long to do anything. Who would possibly "like" that?

#4 Edited by William (441 posts) -
I’m happy to announce that this morning, at 3:40 AM PST, we released a title update that should help with the current matchmaking issues. In order to get the update out as quickly as possible, we focused just on immediate infrastructure issues and have left any potential gameplay issues for a future update.

It seems worse to me...
#5 Posted by hungrynun (444 posts) -

Yeah its still janky.

If you're playing with a full party then it goes by almost instantly.

#6 Posted by dsplayer1010 (2227 posts) -

I've been having trouble finding matches, too.

#7 Posted by ThaMilkMan (347 posts) -

yeah....EPIC Y!!!!

You made a great single player game and tried to Halo-ize your multiplayer (besides horde) Y would you cop out like that...
...I'm disappointed in you soldiers, you make me want to play gears , just because of the matchmaking infrastructure while I like the gameplay better....Y!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cliffy B Y!!!

#8 Posted by bjorno (1418 posts) -

Matchmaking is perfect.
Just like me.

#9 Posted by Mats (130 posts) -

I think the problem is just as much MS fault as EPIC. Normally companies use APIs to implement common system features, and I suspect that matchmaking is one of those. Halo 3 matchmaking seems too similar. To be honest i think MS should further develop how matchmaking is done. Games that are latency sensitive means that not matchmaking people on different continents is a no brainer. By offering an option to avoid matchmaking on criteria like this can't possibly be that hard since i think atleast the American and the European continent has gotten "critical mass". Finding people playing the same game shouldn't be that hard.

#10 Posted by wefwefasdf (6729 posts) -

It is getting better though. Slowly but surely.

#11 Posted by BD_Mr_Bubbles (1701 posts) -

For me the patch fixed my problem finding teamates, but it still takes far too long to find an opposing team.

#12 Posted by License_To_Bill (792 posts) -

Well, I haven't had any problems finding teams since the patch. That's why I said it's probably a problem with your connection.

#13 Edited by Karmum (11519 posts) -
License_To_Bill said:
"I would think that's a connection thing. It was never really "broken," people just disliked it."
Never broken? Surely not a connection issue, because I had matchmaking problems prior to this (before my 360 was RROD, as well). It would take sometimes 5 minutes to get a match, depending on what I wanted to play. Ridiculous, I don't think I was the only one who wanted to play Horde in Public matches.

Keyword: was, I have not tried matchmaking after the patch. Wouldn't be surprised if its still bad.
#14 Posted by Prime20 (168 posts) -

Tried it the day of and after the patch, and it was working fine.

Tried it today and yesterday and iam back to waiting for ever. The amount of time iam waiting is equivalent to the time the matches take.
Hopefully they fix it, and this tie they dont just throw a bandage on the problem and hope it goes away.

#15 Posted by DARKIDO07 (876 posts) -
ThaMilkMan said:
"yeah....EPIC Y!!!!

You made a great single player game and tried to Halo-ize your multiplayer (besides horde) Y would you cop out like that...
...I'm disappointed in you soldiers, you make me want to play gears , just because of the matchmaking infrastructure while I like the gameplay better....Y!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cliffy B Y!!!"
You do know that Halo 3 has far less lag, quicker match finder, weapon hit/damage inconstancy, cheaters, advantage glitches, and overall problems than Gears 2 does right?
#16 Posted by WilliamRLBaker (4777 posts) -

yes and no, the game it self is still broken though shotgun weaker? yeah in a cold day in hell its the cheapest weapon in the game headshots galore againest me, instant kills though i have full health.

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