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Season 8 ending

Post by igoDrMacro on Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:03 am

...or 2012 Season 3 as it is now called..
here is a link to changes for next season, will sum it up tomorrow: http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/blog/7157308/Season_8_Now_Locked_and_Big_Changes_Coming_Next_Season-9_6_2012

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Re: Season 8 ending

Post by igoDrMacro on Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:28 pm

So here is the skinny:
Season 8 (2012 Season 3) is now locked. Games played during the lock still count toward 2012 Season 4 league placement, and bonus pools can be played out, however once the lock is in effect you cannot advance leagues. 2012 Season 4 will start on September 11th.

With the Start of Season 4 comes some big changes to the ladder. Currently players are assigned to different tiers based on skill, and this system hasn't been very transparent, making it difficult to determine your next promotion. For example, if you’re in a lower tiered Diamond division, just getting to Rank 1 doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll see a promotion soon.

With the goal of increasing transparency for ladder players, tiers will be removed from the ladder. The removal of tiers from all leagues will allow players to better gauge exactly where they’re at on the ladder and how far away they are from the next league. After this change, climbing to (for example) Rank 2 Diamond will mean that you are in the top 2% of all Diamond players, and you are very close to moving into the Master League. Tiers are removed, it sounds like divisions will stay.

For the long version be sure to visit the link posted in the previous post.

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