VALORANT DEV SHUTS DOWN SHROUD’S ‘LOSERS QUEUE’ THEORY

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VALORANT DEV SHUTS DOWN SHROUD’S ‘LOSERS QUEUE’ THEORY

WHAT HAPPENED?

Shroud caught wind of the losers queue theory through his chat. While he was reluctant to believe at first, the 28-year-old streamer came round to the idea.

“That makes a lot of sense actually,” shroud said, before asking his teammates if they’d lost their previous game. Further supporting the idea, they all did.

However, according to Valorant’s Senior Competitive Designer Jon ‘EvrMoar’ Walker, losers queue isn’t actually a thing.

– EVRMOAR

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Game analytics, for every game I’ve worked on, has shown ‘losing matches consecutively is one of the main reasons players quit’; because of this reason, there is no ‘Losers Queue’ in Valorant.

– EVRMOAR

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The rumor is that we are trying to get you addicted, to get you to play more. I personally do not think this is good for the game, but it also does not meet our goals of just wanting to make a great game.

– EVRMOAR

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To finish this out, we do not manipulate queue. It’s very straightforward and just tries to find two teams that provide a 50:50 chance of either team winning and pitting them against each other. 

While many are still unconvinced, we’ve heard it from the source themselves. We may never know why it feels like losers queue exists, but rest assured its all just a myth.

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