How Many Competitive Wins Does It Take To Get A Golden Gun?

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I haven't really played competitive that much. But I'm starting to play it more this season. I see the golden guns are 3000, and I've seen people with them as well. For the one's who have a golden gun, how long did it take? I know it's possible but 3000 seems so far away when you only have around 300 purple currency.
10 points for 1 win, you need 3000, 3000/10=300 wins. Plus reward in the end of the season, depends on your SR
24 hours for 9 years.
Many poopoo jugs were filled.

But seriously, you will need to play ALOT of games. To get 3000SR, you need to play about 300 games. And if you lose alot and encounter trolls and hackers, it will take you many, many games.
I get ~900 cp for 1st season, then I've played many games and get to 2200 SR + 800 SR in the next. Just play more often, and you will get goldengun much faster than you think. I got torb's goldengun
12/08/2016 12:08 PMPosted by GREENTLEMANN
10 points for 1 win, you need 3000, 3000/10=300 wins. Plus reward in the end of the season, depends on your SR


So with the reward at the end of the season is it like an additional 30 or 300? Meaning you can get a lot of currency for having a higher rank?
12/08/2016 12:10 PMPosted by GREENTLEMANN
I get ~900 cp for 1st season, then I've played many games and get to 2200 SR + 800 SR in the next. Just play more often, and you will get goldengun much faster than you think. I got torb's goldengun


How long did it take you? And do you get any for losing or draws? I haven't won a single game this season yet I believe but I had quite a few draws.
12/08/2016 12:11 PMPosted by Cirocband
12/08/2016 12:08 PMPosted by GREENTLEMANN
10 points for 1 win, you need 3000, 3000/10=300 wins. Plus reward in the end of the season, depends on your SR


So with the reward at the end of the season is it like an additional 30 or 300? Meaning you can get a lot of currency for having a higher rank?


It's based on your highest rank during the season. So if you are Bronze at your highest rank you will get XXX amount of purple currency, if you are Diamond at your highest rank you would get a higher amount.
12/08/2016 12:08 PMPosted by GREENTLEMANN
10 points for 1 win, you need 3000, 3000/10=300 wins. Plus reward in the end of the season, depends on your SR


This.+ you get 3 points per draw.
I'm a pretty average platinum player. Took me about 2 seasons worth.
I've made some VERY simple calculations.

Each competitive win earns you 10 CP. You need 3000 CP to buy a golden gun. Basically you need to win 300 games to get a golden gun.

This game's matchmaking tries to keep your W/L at 50%, so theoretically you will earn 10 CP for every 2 games you play (one win, one loss), meaning you have to play about 600 games to get a golden gun. Each game takes around 10 minutes, so you have to spend 6000 minutes, or about 100 hours playing competitive.

However, if you include end of season rewards, ending the season Silver will get you 200 points (sorry I spied on your profile a bit), so effectively you only have to earn 2800 CP playing, which takes 5600 minutes, or 93 hours.

Of course this is VERY simple and based on a lot of assumptions especially about winrate and game length.

Also, games that end in a 'Draw' actually slows down your progress, since 'Draw' games usually take the longest time and earns you only 3 points. But they are rare enough so I ignored it.
Winrate of 50% = 600 games total
Average qp game = 8
Average comp = 16
16*600=960/60 = 160

160 hours will most likely get you a golden gun.
got my golden gun in mid season 2
doubt i'll ever see gold again due to leavers, throwers, trolls, and troll-picks
12/08/2016 12:42 PMPosted by mirvine
Winrate of 50% = 600 games total
Average qp game = 8
Average comp = 16
16*600=960/60 = 160

160 hours will most likely get you a golden gun.


I never played Comp, but I have 110 hours in Quickplay. Bc you are writing that qp Game gets you 8 points. Where can I see how much I have? Thx
I got my first golden gun after Season 1 on the Xbox. I reached 60, so I got 200CP at the end of the season (equivalent to 2000CP now). Only just got my first gold gun on the PC after Season 3 when I finally reached Diamond on there. Now, after Season 4 ended I got my third gold gun on Xbox and I have 2900CP on PC toward my second one on there.

It takes a lot of wins to get to that 3000CP, but reaching higher ranks is very very helpful because of the end-of-season bonuses. If you at all can, get into the next higher division, and most importantly have fun.
05/30/2017 10:18 AMPosted by henriklinz
12/08/2016 12:42 PMPosted by mirvine
Winrate of 50% = 600 games total
Average qp game = 8
Average comp = 16
16*600=960/60 = 160

160 hours will most likely get you a golden gun.


I never played Comp, but I have 110 hours in Quickplay. Bc you are writing that qp Game gets you 8 points. Where can I see how much I have? Thx


They mean 8 minutes I assume. As of now there is no way to get golden guns outside of playing comp
got 4 golden guns after about around 500h in ranked or so.. i would not like if they give them away for less than that. That was me and everybody else is actually very satisfied with the gun and not every char runs around with the gold skin.

plus when you see golden guns you mostly have a player infront of you who know the hero well and will perform above average what also gives a bit of extra motivation.

I am a support main. My guns are -> Mercy ->Zenyatta ->Symmetra -> D.Va
I played 10 hours of season 2 and about the same in season 3. I got a gengi gun with the cp bonus.

Season 2 i was in plat and season 3 i was diamond
Don't forget all of the unrecorded time you spend in queue skirmish and and spawn rooms.
A lot
Just got my 7th golden gun, I have played since BETA. I have appox. 800 hours on Dva alone so yeaaahhhh.....play alot. My SR goes up and down so much LOL
and yes I have a FT 40 hour a week job.

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