Competitive 2.0 Beta Feedback Thread: Phase One

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We are excited to announce the Competitive 2.0 BETA dev playlist is now available for testing to the whole community! 
 
We recently flew a number of Pro Players out to our studio in Vancouver, Canada to get hands on with the new Competitive settings, gathering their valuable feedback and insight to help us nail down our vision for the next evolution of Competitive. 
 
Now it’s your turn. Beginning today, we’re opening the new Competitive 2.0 Beta playlist to trial these new changes – and all with Double XP to earn for a limited time! Here’s a breakdown of what to expect: 
 
Phase One: Gnasher and Movement 
This test is specifically for the Competitive Tuning Set in Gears of War 4. 
 
In order to gather the specific feedback we need, we’re breaking the test down into phases, incrementally adding more of tuning changes as the test progresses. This allows us – and you – to focus on particular changes to Competitive when playing, rather than taking in everything all at once. 
 
Our first phase focuses on changes to the Gnasher and Player Movement. The goal of the new proposed shotgun and movement tuning developed with the Pros is to enable more diverse playstyles and create a better teamfight competitive experience. The Gnasher's damage will have a slower falloff, allowing smart shooters to two-shot down an enemy who might be charging towards them trying to get into one-shot range, or escaping while weak. To compensate, the Wallbounce delay has also been changed to enable players to have more movement options at their disposal when dealing with a slightly more punishing shotgun. 
 
Playlist Format 
     
  • Unranked Playlist
  • Double XP (Limited Time)
  • Modes: Escalation
  • Maps: Dam, Diner, Foundation, Harbor, Impact, Lift, Reclaimed
 
We encourage teams to join up in teams of 5 but the playlist is available to all players and group sizes.  
 
Double XP is enabled for a limited time - get out there, squad up with your friends and give us your feedback! We look forward to sharing more information on Monday with specific tuning details, comparison charts, and more information on what's to come. 
 
Post here to leave your feedback!
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I like the idea to slowly add in the newer features so we can see what's different. A+
Maybe it's good on LAN? No real way of knowing with this horrible lag compensation
OMG ! Delay has beed decreased !!!! Thanks TC !!! 
 
There was a thread before game launch, requesting decrease / remove the delay ! Finally it's here !! <3
The movement should be like that in every mode! Put Ranked King of the kill in competitive playlist!
Any delay removed from the gnasher is a step in the right direction
Please reduce delays on core TC It's the only modes I can play in EU
"Something's wrong with this thing, it keeps jamming..."
Nervous on this but movement at angles is key. There were issues and im ready to try
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If you want people to play this give bonus CR. No one cares about XP.
KINGKENNY U DID IT! Finally we are getting decrease on the movement delays.
KINGKENNY U DID IT! Finally we are getting decrease on the movement delays.
Hail king kenny hahaha
"Something's wrong with this thing, it keeps jamming..."
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KINGKENNY U DID IT! Finally we are getting decrease on the movement delays.
 
 
Hail king kenny hahaha
All Hail King Kenny
So far im liking this tuning.
Considering COMPETITIVE is only for Esc and Exe ranked, I believe that your "vision for the next evolution of Competitive" should include adding more modes to COMPETITIVE. KOTH and Dodgeball should really move over to COMPETITIVE ranked, not just Comp Warm-up. 
 
It's really painful having to constantly switch between these extremely different weapon tunings just to play modes you like and up your rank. CORE is just so horrible, and readjusting nonstop between the modes is so sloppy and unpleasant. 
 
Or just go ahead and merge the tunings already, because this is a big part of what is killing the game.
Count with me
Can't wait to get home and try it! 
 
Is there anything you don't like about it?
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Initial impression: It's good. Movement feels a lot more responsive and the Gnasher feels better overall. A tad more like core but in a good way, which is saying something.
OMG ! Delay has beed decreased !!!! Thanks TC !!!  
 
There was a thread before game launch, requesting decrease / remove the delay ! Finally it's here !! <3
Yes after 8 month finally they did it, and here is the thread that you mentioned : 
Link
Like, like, like. Good movement, good gnasher, lancer on par. Happy to see FF enabled. Team kills will be punished, making team play even more important. 👍
"The conquest of power will grant eternity."
>Delays decreased but only in Competitive
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