Let us pick maps in Quickplay.

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So I was queing quickplay and kept getting maps I hate. I dont like assault or escort.

I really like king of the hill.

So I got eichenwalde twice. Did those matches. Then got it a third time so I quit the match. I requed and I got Eichenwalde again so I quit. Did this about 10 times and got a penalty!!!.

What the heck. This never happened before. And now I got an xp penalty. Let us pick the type of maps we want to play. I am afraid that the group finder doesn't group by mmr in custom games.

Is it asking to much to pick the games you want?

And can you get rid of this leaver penalty? Its unfar that all of a sudden I get this when this has been the only way to pick different maps in quickplay.
Mind you I just got into playing from playing WoW and grinding that love rocket (didn't get it).

Please Jeff let us pick the gametypes we want to play for quickplay.

Let us choose categories like Control maps only. Or toggle which game modes you like so you get more of those maps. I really like Overwatch but I hate facing certain maps (2CP is not fun especially when defending team has torb/sym on console and your team doesn't use a comp to counter them (grrr Temple of Anubis is so not fun).

I would like to see my favorite maps more Ilios and Oasis.
That would be awesome. Even just picking a game mode would be an improvement.
Wouldn't that make queue time for others longer? I mean the least liked type of map could be massively banned and then what about if someone wants to play them?

I may be wrong, feel free to correct me
Would make 10 minute waits to get into a quickplay match a regular thing, or trade off with even more spread MMR's to try and mitigate the excessive time, because in a mode called Quickplay, a 10 minute wait to play is unacceptable.

Either way, people would hate the result and they wouldn't understand why the change was ever made that added one thing and broke many others.
I bet the Majority of people would excluse Assault if they can exclude a full game mode or exclude Horizon Lunar Colony/Junkertown/Blizzard World if they have to pick individual maps.
I always get 2CP in QP. Idk if its just my bad luck or that the game know I hate 2CP, but I wouldn't mind being able to pick the mode I want.
02/15/2018 08:40 PMPosted by AlternateZ
Wouldn't that make queue time for others longer? I mean the least liked type of map could be massively banned and then what about if someone wants to play them?

I may be wrong, feel free to correct me

In world of warcraft you can directly que for a battleground you want to play. You won't get the random battleground bonus but its better then getting a battleground you don't like.

I would imagine it being the same for Quickplay. People from both ques would be able to join. If you choise all modes it can work how it is now and even add capture the flag and death match modes.

But if you choose gamemodes you like it could put you in que for all those maps you like and pick the first que.

At least thats how I would imagine it to go. I am surprised the only way to pick a specific map is to make a custom game. But the maps themselves are only queable emrarely in the arcade.
My boyfriend plays Six Siege and it does let you choose the game modes to search for. It's literally just a checkbox system in the options panel. I'm certain the only reason Overwatch doesn't do that is because no one would ever play 2CP again.
02/15/2018 08:43 PMPosted by Kawagima
I bet the Majority of people would excluse Assault if they can exclude a full game mode or exclude Horizon Lunar Colony/Junkertown/Blizzard World if they have to pick individual maps.

It would show which game modes are popular imo. Which could help blizzard choose which game modes need more maps/type of maps people want.
02/15/2018 08:48 PMPosted by IceAngel
My boyfriend plays Six Siege and it does let you choose the game modes to search for. It's literally just a checkbox system in the options panel. I'm certain the only reason Overwatch doesn't do that is because no one would ever play 2CP again.

Maybe lol
02/15/2018 07:57 PMPosted by InJecht
So I was queing quickplay and kept getting maps I hate. I dont like assault or escort.

I really like king of the hill.

So I got eichenwalde twice. Did those matches. Then got it a third time so I quit the match. I requed and I got Eichenwalde again so I quit. Did this about 10 times and got a penalty!!!.

What the heck. This never happened before. And now I got an xp penalty. Let us pick the type of maps we want to play. I am afraid that the group finder doesn't group by mmr in custom games.

Is it asking to much to pick the games you want?

And can you get rid of this leaver penalty? Its unfar that all of a sudden I get this when this has been the only way to pick different maps in quickplay.
if only there was a game browser where we
could create game modes and play the maps we wanted. Ohhhh wait there already is
I feel like for QP, before the match, maybe 2 randomly selected maps should pop up, and everyone in the lobby has say, 10 seconds to vote for the map they want.

I guess for a tie the game would just have to choose randomly. But I doubt thered be a lot of ties. No one wants to play 2cp >_<
02/15/2018 10:34 PMPosted by Witch
I feel like for QP, before the match, maybe 2 randomly selected maps should pop up, and everyone in the lobby has say, 10 seconds to vote for the map they want.

I guess for a tie the game would just have to choose randomly. But I doubt thered be a lot of ties. No one wants to play 2cp >_<

I was thinking more like before you que you toggle game modes you want.

I would toggle control death match and if I am in the mood some assault and hybrid.
02/15/2018 08:41 PMPosted by RustyRhames
Would make 10 minute waits to get into a quickplay match a regular thing, or trade off with even more spread MMR's to try and mitigate the excessive time, because in a mode called Quickplay, a 10 minute wait to play is unacceptable.


Easy solution -- let me queue for multiple things at once, and I can pick and choose what I want to play. If I only want one thing, then I can wait for it.

Most of the time I wait ~5 mins for a QP game anyway.
I personally dont like this idea because you will ultimately only see the same 2-3 maps played over and over and over. I dont want the game to be like that.

If you wanna choose your map then take it to custom play.
It would have to work like this:

02/15/2018 10:34 PMPosted by Witch
I feel like for QP, before the match, maybe 2 randomly selected maps should pop up, and everyone in the lobby has say, 10 seconds to vote for the map they want.

I guess for a tie the game would just have to choose randomly. But I doubt thered be a lot of ties. No one wants to play 2cp >_<


To avoid certain issues.
02/15/2018 10:34 PMPosted by Witch
I feel like for QP, before the match, maybe 2 randomly selected maps should pop up, and everyone in the lobby has say, 10 seconds to vote for the map they want.

I guess for a tie the game would just have to choose randomly. But I doubt thered be a lot of ties. No one wants to play 2cp >_<


It's exactly like that in Quake Champions. 2 random map pops and people click the one they want the most. If it's a draw, then a random map between those 2 is selected.

It gives some "decision power" to the player even though you might get the 2 same maps many times in a row but it's unlikely. Still does not fix the "I hate those 2 maps" problem but let's get real: it's impossible to accomodate each one's preference in a multi-million playerbase game.

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