To get you started with the first version of the revamped Classic Competitive mode, here are answers to some common questions about the system:. When you search for a Competitive game, either from the Find a Game menu or the Play with Friends menu, you will be put in a queue. When we identify 10 compatible players then your match will start. If you get disconnected then you should use the Reconnect button on the main menu.
Matchmaking takes forever to find a match.Why?
CS:GO’s new matchmaking uses a “Trust Factor” to pool jerks and cheaters together – Critical Hit
Valve are spoiling us, which is difficult to say, more difficult to believe and the most difficult to accept. Like, what the hell, we're not used to preferential treatment! Can't say we're not enjoying it though. Three rather major updates in the span of less than a month is something we could definitely get accustomed to. After killing off bots in Competitive Matchmaking and opening official game servers in Argentina , Valve has now moved on to dessert.
Matchmaking is feature available in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive added as part of the October 25, update. During October 1, update, replaced "Join in Progress" matchmaking system with "Queued" matchmaking. Searching for a selected game mode is available from Main menu in "Find a Game" or by creating Lobby via "Play with Friends" menu item. Currently in beta, Prime Account Matchmaking was added as part of the April 21, update.
CS:GO is the first Counter-Strike version with a modern automatic matchmaking system, which allows you to play competitive matches against similar skilled players. In this guide we will show you all existing Skill Groups, answer some frequently asked questions and try to lift some old myths about the Matchmaking system. The following explaination of the cooldown system is from Vitaliy Genkin Valve employee via Steam forums:.