Bungie said the change was made in response to community feedback, and should shorten queue times, improve connection quality in matches, and will also play into the strengths of Crucible being a bombastic, frenetic action game, where the priority is having fun rather than winning at all costs.
Is there still skill based matchmaking in Destiny 2?
For now, Iron Banner and Survival will still stick skill based matchmaking but other PVP modes will be looking more closely at your connection before making a decision. Bungie says itll monitor player feedback over the weekend and will make more changes based on how the Destiny 2 community reacts to these tweaks.
Did Destiny 1 have skill based matchmaking?
In Destiny 1 there was no skill-based matchmaking. Destiny 2s Crucible modes have never felt great because there has always been this process of matching you against the right opponents.
Why was SBMM removed from Destiny 2?
Youll never get a straight answer. The last time they removed it (last year) it was because player numbers on PC had gotten so low that the game simply couldnt sustain any sort of SBMM. So Bungie claimed they broke SBMM by accident, and imposed CBMM on the rest of the game to hide that embarrassing fact.
Is there matchmaking in iron banner?
In fact, the last change was all the way back in June 2020 when Bungie disabled Skill Based Matchmaking from Iron Banner and most other playlists. The only playlists that match players based on skill level are Elimination, Survival, and Survival: Freelance. No changes to lobby balancing on our end.
Is d2 skill-based matchmaking?
Bungie announced today that its removed skill-based matchmaking from all of the games PvP playlists except Elimination, Survival, and Survival: Freelance.