This is hoping the MMR gets reset down on the characters that abused.
i doubt they will reset the ladders but i wouldnt be suprised if people found to be using this exploit will have there teams either removed from the ladder or the rating reset, i wouldnt be suprised to see some of the more extreme cases get banned.
This season needs to be reset, MMR, ratings, achievements, all of them wiped, all teams deleted. Start over. The effects of the cheating has so totally corrupted the system that when I got the 2400 achievement on my shaman alt last night I was pist, because it didn't mean shit, because we only played about 2/3 of our games against teams actually playing, and so while we weren't cheating, we still got about 200 more rating and mmr then we should have. It's so broken.
At the very least every title gained this season should have an *.
When you see someone in a thread making the same canned responses over and over, click their name, click view forum posts, and see if they are a troll. Then don't feed them."Gamer" is not a bad word. I identify as a gamer. When calling out those who persecute and harass, the word you're looking for is "asshole." @_DonAdams
on the topic of restart; meh. they should have restarted as soon as they found the hunter bug. what do you think would happen if there was a bug that made dragon slaying way more easy then intended? action would be swift..achievements overturned.
I was going to transfer over here to legitimately earn Glad in 5s a few months into the season, so I checked the ladders today to see the BG. Look. r1 = 2700. r2 = 1900. If someone at Blizz doesn't see this.. i don't know what to think.. also, 50-1? serious?
if it is not PvE we do not care
- Blizzard Entertainment
I'd like a ladder reset though. The new 'inflation per games played' system could effectively wipe out the problem in 5.1 though - but it may end up like season 9 or something again where the top teams are like 3200 and the gladiator cut off is like 2800.
Saw a team with 3k rating... but that could be because all the ratings are now inflated from this exploit.
rofl, CN servers have 25+ players at 5k rating. i guess all the exploiters will receive a 72 hr ban at most.
blizz wont reset the ladder because they are obv out of their minds. next thing they will tell ppl its not a bug its a feature.
The spin off problems because of this are as bad as the people who are exploiting it themselves.
People getting achieves they don't deserve (even non-exploiters, just by queueing into exploit teams), conquest cap increases for those people.
Blizzard being reluctant to reset mmr again will cause havoc next season.
So according to this thread http://www.arenajunkies.com/topic/23...cgear-removed/ on AJ Blizzard tried to fix the bug, and banned exploiters for 72 hours as well as removing their conquest point gear, and resetting their teams.
What they didn't do was to reset MMR. That means any ex-exploiter team with extremely high MMR can win-trade to gladiator or rank 1. GG, season and titles ruined.
And to make it even worse they didn't even fix the bug completely. According to the user Starcookie on AJ this is currently the case:
It turns out their hotfix only made it so teams lose Team/Personal rating upon leaving, they still do not lose MMR. Even so, it will stop the majority of the people abusing the system as you now need 4 teams, not 2.
So to save the current season the only thing we can hope for:
- Blizzard fixes the bug (for real this time)
- Blizzard increases rating inflation in 5.1, making 3.5k+ rating the new gladiator cut-off.
A big part of the current inflation is a resultant of win-trading teams (originally needing 2 teams) stuffing up the queue and being matched against decent players. The WT team will generally lose, yet keep their MMR, and the legitimate team will gain rating they wouldn't have under normal circumstances.
Everyone knows this by now anyway, and because of threads like this, we've managed to get the attention of Blizzard, so i'm sure there will be a more solid solution implemented at least before 5.1.
Well on my server i see ppl selling this rating *Boost* for a real money (they dont accept gold). Some guild. Kinda reported them like 50x. (for every lvl 1 alt they made--and all those alts are in same guild)
Well it looks like Blizzard have responded to our pleas!
Let us hope implementation goes well :P
Last edited by Lap; 2013-07-29 at 04:55 PM.