The biggest games in the world, today, are esports. It’s not about whether it’s esports or not – it’s about whether it’s a good game run by competent people or not. Just because a person believes cars are useful doesn’t mean planes shouldn’t exist type of thing.
There’s just no reason to play SC 2 if you’re interested in esports. It’s like opening up a restaurant that doesn’t even serve food. One of the big problem with esports, for SC 2, is it has “sport” in the word… and no one in the entire company has given any impression of having ever played a sport in their life.
When you embrace nerdism to the utmost… it shouldn’t come as a surprise that no one cares about your “sports.” Cheating in this game is viewed as a badge of honor. The community in this game is so incompetent in regards to sports that they actually think commentators, as a whole, are more important than the handful of people in the world talented enough to reach the top. Talking > playing at the highest level.
Anytime a race has a competitive advantage, pretty much everyone embraces it and turns a blind eye. The balance team is so bad at this game and so biased… that… they’re detrimental to the game, if anything. The game just breeds lying and begging for buffs, regardless of merit.
No one can win a single game without twitch chat spamming OP. This is the worst game ever made. It’s the worst esports ever made. They were gifted the number 1 esport, due to no competition and actually having a good WCS system. But… they weren’t even able to comprehend their own luck, then or years later… Like a lotto winner who lost in the end because he wasn’t literate enough to read it… amazing.
Currently playing MLB the Show 20. It’s basically everything that I wish SC 2 was. If you don’t like your team/units… you just get what you like. You’re not suck with the worthless tempest for 50 years straight, while everyone plays pretend it doesn’t suck and that being able to win P vs Z wouldn’t be a boon to the game. The balance team isn’t even interested in fairness. All one needs to know about how demented this game is and why this game is so lack luster in all metrics.
In non esports… microsoft flight simulator 2020 comes out this month for PC. I’m very much looking forward to that. SC 2 has taken a dump in the bed, despite having no real RTS competition. What happens when competition arrives?
I’ve always felt this game would have been far better off if they just scraped it… and made Nexus Wars the fun and esports component of the game. Best of both worlds, as 1 vs 1 just plays like a horrible arcade game. Everyone maxes within a few minutes. Nearly everything is automated. The race with the better late game wins. The “RTS” players only care about micro. This game and community is like an inside out shirt. It’s just flat out wrong, in all the ways.