Also of note, Activision states, "The total process of all three steps could take several seconds, depending on your connection to the internet and the games available in your playlist and region at that point in time. Yet this engine is showing its age, creaking at times as the jets fly overhead. It feels like a slick system, but unfortunately it's betrayed by the doltish AI of your troops — they rarely engage the enemy, and tend to just sit in positions nearby. The new strategy levels combine standard COD action with a top-down view of the battlefield. This step takes the proximity-filtered list and narrows it further to the set of games that fall roughly in the same broad skill range.
If there's one constant thing plaguing Black Ops 2 players now regardless of platform, it's the matchmaking.
T he annual Call of Duty has become a little like watching the funfair return to town. Log In Sign Up. The matchmaking now syncs in to a league system, giving a progression arc other to the usual XP treadmill, and there's access to features previously kept distinct like COD TV and community video playlists. You usually complete these missions by doing the entire thing in first person, which renders this innovation rather moot. Not much fun doing well only for my team to feed them VSATs.