Yup. It seems blizzard was really near sighted in wotlk and cata days, putting 0 effort into esports at all, and now they are trying a little bit finally after all these years. Imagine if they were actually serious before and invested into the esports scene, wow woulda been as big as league, that was before twitch was even big and wow was a big esport still.
Its too little too late possibly, but if they actually make it somewhat fun or competitive there will be an active scene.
i hope so. took a break from wow at the end of season 7 to put some extra effort in college. you come back 2 years later, all you friends quit and finding a decent team with people that fit your personality is harder than getting a good job during the economic recession :x
i don't like the way arena has evolved to tradechat spam teams that ragequit after 3-4 games when 1 guy has to learn the comp. so instead of going trough 500 ragequiters i've subbed for a few months every expansion since wotlk just to fuck around and cap with low skilled rl friends but even that is no fun anymore with the cheezy comps and lame game mechanics
arena at the moment is so unatractive to people who have quit for a while. nevermind new people trying pvp out for the first time.
Ye you really seem to know a lot about the game with your 3 helmets from the fucking stone age. Why do people like you still sit on AJ and act like they know stuff about the game when in reality they are shit.
dream on. controlling my pet in season 3 took more skill then getting glad now with the average wow class.
some guys on my server that couldn't get above 1800 and i had boosted in tbc got r1 last season :')
but ur right. how would i possibly have a clue to play my class with half the buttons it had when i played actively, free pets every 30 Seconds instead every 15 minutes, and no more dot snapshotting.
but don't worry, atleast you are of the generation that can tell he got a helmet by playing with a keyboard instead of a controller a few seasons from now on .
people that started playing during cata or later should never talk about the value of titles. theres like 1/10th the amount of pvpers left and 90% of them are people that just que for free gear to gear up for pve or fuck around on low mmr. unlike in the first half of cata , wotlk and tbc, where glad and rank 1 games had a 1-2 min que time at its peak and you fought equal opponents. now being rank 1 means you wasted 50000 hours of your life farming people that are 400 Rating below you and camped a spot on top of ladder together with the other handful of players left that still give a shit.
my old arena partners just que up one or 2 weekends in the start and/or end of the season, get rank 1, laugh about how stupid and easy the game has become and go back to other games that people have moved on to for real competition (like dota 2)
imagine what a wasteland wow would be if there was even 1 real alternative for competetive pvp. the fact that there is no other mmo with arenalike pvp is the only reason people come back and keep playing this shit.
i never lose to hunter druid as lock druid. u just dot the shit out of everything, including pet. always high dampening games and eventually druid goes oom or can't keep up the pressure. just have to be careful against BM hunters with dropping pet below 35%. then u have to kill it or it will rape ur ass with crows and bw up
yeah i lied. only gained about 400 rating since patch. but the video really gives a false idea about how good it is. skirmish against people in full blues that are 800 mmr... any full geared player can global a 200k hp druid that doesn't pop a single defensive or heal =)
get a hunter or a mage to solo teams. i went to 1800 with greens on my second lock just putting up portal and spamming cc while my mage or hunter 2 shot something. darksoul + trinkets and spread dots on everything and LOS + fear all game. vs healer dps will be harder but tons of retards at that rating that will try to focus you and ignore your partner. play around that with gateway and soulburn your teleport for freedom +sprint and constantly try to reset while everything is on dr and eat up.