Low Presence] on the same Quick Match team: Will this help with smurfing? Happens all the time, and it's almost always a confirmed loss. This is the answer you are looking for. While some stats are weighted higher than others to reflect their importance in that situation, every stat is evaluated as part of the performance calculation.
Our goal with this system is not to define a specific playstyle for each hero, since we are never manually setting which stats are considered important, but rather to let our machine-learning driven system define importance and weighting for stats based on millions of games of data.
Introducing: Performance-Based Matchmaking
Will this cause players to intentionally make games take longer so they can pad their stats? It doesn't make sense to make one team all paper and one team all rock. Varian will also be considered a Bruiser, even though he is not part of the Warrior class. In order for the matchmaker to place similarly skilled players together, it assigns everyone a matchmaking rating that indicates how skilled the system thinks the player is. This means that if you have one of the above heroes and an Auto-Select on your team, the Auto-Select may also become one of the listed heroes. Log in or sign up in seconds.