Originally Posted by fleeZy
...it's governed by nothing more than a cheap skin over a dated system, easily described by these two points in the S3 FAQ:
In layman's terms:
We don't have achievements to provide longevity with our current model, so, here's some rose-coloured glasses!
Matchmaking never changed; the queues are exactly the same; these points are just a cover-up for the old ELO system graded by fancy metals rather than big numbers.
I dunno man, for some odd reason, I'm getting super inconsistent games. Triple Plats in one game, silver border/noborder in the next. Gold Tier1s in one game, Silver tier1 after. It's super strange.