Division 2 Raid (Xbox One)

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Ok nerds. Since it looks like Ubisoft is going to screw solo players over with no raid matchmaking... are any NES'rs looking to slay some pixels?

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I'm on at totally random hours, but I'm sure if we get enough people, we can find enough once and a while to take a run at it. I don't know if it's going to require some thought as far as group composition goes. I run a LMG/Sniper build with Tac Drone and Pulse, but I'll switch things up if I need to. Let's go nerds!
 

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Ok nerds. Since it looks like Ubisoft is going to screw solo players over with no raid matchmaking... are any NES'rs looking to slay some pixels?

GT: Sven McOperator

I'm on at totally random hours, but I'm sure if we get enough people, we can find enough once and a while to take a run at it. I don't know if it's going to require some thought as far as group composition goes. I run a LMG/Sniper build with Tac Drone and Pulse, but I'll switch things up if I need to. Let's go nerds!
I played D1 and loved the game. Are you saying there won't be matchmaking at all in D2? I had a regular crew but I still used matchmaking a lot. Seems like a dumb move. Is D2 otherwise as good or better than D1?
 

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Do any of these games do cross platform multiplay now? For example I have GRW for PC and it doesn't do this. I refuse to play games on one of those TV shitboxes out of principle. [laugh]

-Mike
 

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Do any of these games do cross platform multiplay now? For example I have GRW for PC and it doesn't do this. I refuse to play games on one of those TV shitboxes out of principle. [laugh]

-Mike
LOL. I think some of them are starting to, but I literally only play one game... because I'm so old now... I can't switch between games. It's the same reason I only shoot Glocks hahahaha
 

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I played D1 and loved the game. Are you saying there won't be matchmaking at all in D2? I had a regular crew but I still used matchmaking a lot. Seems like a dumb move. Is D2 otherwise as good or better than D1?
There is matchmaking for everything else except the new 8 person raid. It hasn't unlocked yet, but that is the word on the interwebz
 

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Do any of these games do cross platform multiplay now? For example I have GRW for PC and it doesn't do this. I refuse to play games on one of those TV shitboxes out of principle. [laugh]

-Mike
There is cross platform between consoles but not usually with PC. It’s unfair vs consoles.
 

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Ok nerds. Since it looks like Ubisoft is going to screw solo players over with no raid matchmaking... are any NES'rs looking to slay some pixels?

GT: Sven McOperator

I'm on at totally random hours, but I'm sure if we get enough people, we can find enough once and a while to take a run at it. I don't know if it's going to require some thought as far as group composition goes. I run a LMG/Sniper build with Tac Drone and Pulse, but I'll switch things up if I need to. Let's go nerds!
I get home next week, I'll fux wit u. I don't have it or know how to play it, but I'll buy it and drag your scores down.

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PS, I have missed you.
 

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Do any of these games do cross platform multiplay now? For example I have GRW for PC and it doesn't do this. I refuse to play games on one of those TV shitboxes out of principle. [laugh]

-Mike
Even if they could, PC gamers will have a distinct advantage when it comes to aiming. I'd be hesitant to go against anyone on a PC with just my console version. It could be argued that console joysticks even up a bit with slightly more fluid movement, but nothing beats mouse and keys for targeting.

To OP: Did you play Division 1? Just wondering if D2 is worth it in terms of a distinct game separate from D1. I'd be interested if it doesn't just feel like an expansion pack to D1. I maxed out in D1 and played underground for a while, but the end game seemed like it was being changed too much to the point that every time I grinded out the "best" gear set, they'd nerf it.
 

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I get home next week, I'll fux wit u. I don't have it or know how to play it, but I'll buy it and drag your scores down.

GT: SloppyMcSloperatr

PS, I have missed you.
I love you.
Also... It would take you forever to grind up to world tier 5 to run raid lol
 

Roland Deschain

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Even if they could, PC gamers will have a distinct advantage when it comes to aiming. I'd be hesitant to go against anyone on a PC with just my console version. It could be argued that console joysticks even up a bit with slightly more fluid movement, but nothing beats mouse and keys for targeting.

To OP: Did you play Division 1? Just wondering if D2 is worth it in terms of a distinct game separate from D1. I'd be interested if it doesn't just feel like an expansion pack to D1. I maxed out in D1 and played underground for a while, but the end game seemed like it was being changed too much to the point that every time I grinded out the "best" gear set, they'd nerf it.
I did play D1 for a bit. They are still doing some of the same dumb shit with balancing and nerfing stuff. I will say that I think they've done a good job with the Black tusk and some of the encounters. if they have designed this raid to have the same kind of mechanics and problem-solving as a more traditional RPG, then it should be pretty interesting.
 

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Bored at work and watched some live streams of raid. It is pretty nuts as far as a looter shooter game goes. Like Destiny Raids, but more people and more chaos. #nerdlife
 
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