Last edited by erik-the-red; at AM. Players can choose to be matched only against other solo queue players. This match is over when one player dies twice, loses a tower, resigns or disconnects.
Co-op bot matches are always played in All Pick mode. Well, Valve, you decreased it from 10 to 6.
Second change is that much stricter punishments will be given out to people who ruin a game intentionally, while also improving detection of said players. Parties with any player in Low Priority will not be able to queue for ranked matches.
On the other extreme, selecting a maximum of 1 region, while not a literal region lock as the player can choose any one region, runs into the problem of those very few players who complain that pure region locks prevent them from playing with friends on other continents. Seasonal rankings are reset at the end of each season.
Selecting more settings can significantly reduce wait time, as the system will be able to search for compatible players from a larger population pool.
Linked phone number, this means that all the players have to register a unique phone number to their account in order to play Ranked matchmaking. Phone numbers can be removed or changed, but there is a three month waiting period before the same phone number can be used again on any account.
Calibrated MMR cannot be higher than