CS:GO Ranks or skill groups, is a way of pairing you with other players when playing in competitive matchmaking. If you keep winning against the other team, the system will notice and put you in a higher skill group. The algorithms for calculating the skill group is not known though, so how exactly you rank up is unknown. Where The Global Elite contains the absolute best players in the world and Silver I is the not so experienced players. The ranking method is as before mentioned unknown.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cooldowns and bans are non-negotiable and cannot be removed or reduced by Steam Support. If an automated cooldown or ban is determined to have been issued incorrectly, it will automatically be rolled back by our servers. If you wish to discuss this system with the community, you may do so here. A competitive cooldown may be issued for any of the following reasons:. Note: A matchmaking cooldown will be issued regardless of whether or not an infraction was intentional. Explicit warnings are given to players before they commit an action that will result in a cooldown. Competitive cooldowns in CS:GO have four levels.
Counter-Strike appears to be dealing with some issues regarding its official matchmaking service. On July 31, many players have reported that match wait times are taking excessively long. For example, players have complained that matchmaking queues could take as long as an hour when it reality it should take minutes for the majority of regions.
Last year we launched Prime Matchmaking with the goal of providing a better matchmaking experience. Initially the system simply matched players who linked CS:GO with a unique phone number. Later, the system additionally required in-game experience players needed to reach rank As these constraints were added, the Prime status created a hard boundary in the CS:GO community, and players who might otherwise be perfectly happy playing together were separated. So what if the Prime system was re-imagined using a wider range of factors?