Multiplayer Suggestion

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Juris Francenko

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Re: Multiplayer Suggestion

Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:39 am
1)Multiplayer should have ranked mode like in other very popular game. For example we deal with BS like bronze racing together with gold and low speed specs cars with high - 3x higher rated cars. As I understand this is because matchmaking is based on skill. But matchmaking should also be based on car specs and MP rating. That's why I suggest ranked mode where cars are equal and so are ranks. Silver races with silver, bronze vs bronze and gold vs gold, etc.

Also making only few cars available for MP is just stupid. I deal with this BS in Career mode already when I can't use my 917 Porche Cayman D class in D class races. That's why I Liked play multilayer where I can use it. Now can't even use it there because it's not on available list. I bought this car on cash shop for real money. So that means I paid for pixels that I can't even use in game. Guess it's because game developers are so greedy that they have to milk players every day not just once in a while.  

Not just game is making ton of money by making players watch adds but also cash shop is made so uneffective that you can spend noticeable amount of $ on car and still have that car unavailable in most races including MP. 

Also knockouts don't made sense - when I get knocked out from behind or side, I often can't knockout other cars in same way while on double nitro boost. That's why ending up bumbing in other slower car backs while on double nitro boost, unable to pass them or knock them out.  That's why Touchdrive in MP needs improvement by allowing take full control for short moments. Otherwise knockouts should be possible always when crashing into other cars while using double nitro.
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Bielzebub

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Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:57 pm
I still say fire the team that came up with this multiplayer garbage. It still is crap and I hope the creators crash and respawn so far back they can never catch up.... stupid stupid stupid
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Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:06 pm
Apparently I can’t edit my previous reply on my phone so I’ll just take up more space in the forum.

I am serious with the whole take down being a pile of absulute horse sh**. I get taken down CONSTANTLY but I can’t take down anyone else? What’s that bs? How does that make multiplayer fun? Oh yeah, it doesn’t, it makes it the big pile of sh** that it is.

Come on gameloft pull your head out your a**. How do you think you will make money when your game ticks people off so bad they delete your app? I mean seriously, it my phone was an old original Nintendo remote I would have launched it a hundred times across the room.

When you get taken down what’s the point of respawing right in the middle of someone else who’s going to take you down too? And what’s the point of respawn omg so far back that you are so far back that even when you are double the rank of everyone else you still can’t catch up?

This is the biggest piece of sh** that I have seen come out of gameloft and you should be ashamed.
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Bielzebub

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Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:14 pm
Seriously, eff your multiplayer and start over.
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Hitpael

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Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:08 pm
Please cancel the slipstream mode. When you are behind others, it doesn't help a lot, and when you're in front, it enables slower cars to destroy you. That sucks!!!

Also, please return to yesterday's mode: no score loss and no limt as to the levels. I liked it a lot.
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Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:59 pm
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Jet Benny

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Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:42 am
SLEAPSTREAM.  GL.  Do you understand that people do not want to play it? What's wrong with you?
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Bielzebub

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Re: Multiplayer Suggestion

Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:34 am
Suggestion: crash into a wall doing 120mph. Not in the game, in real life. Multiplayer is ******
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Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:33 pm
Dear Gameloft.

Please listen. I really wish I wasn't here, but I am. I want you to understand something about Asphalt 9. People HATE the game right now. It had so much potential when it made its debut on 7/06/18 and now that potential is almost gone. People are quitting your game because of the sheer amount of bad choices you're making.

*I* almost quit the game forever! And I love this game!

First off, I want to address the elephant in the room - your monetization tactics. They're horrible. You tease a cool car like the Acura NSX, the Ferrari J50, the Corvette GS, the McLaren 570s, the Maserati Alfieri, and the rest, but ultimately never give it to people unless they either A) give you money, or B) grind FOREVER for tokens to win the lottery system and get SOME of the blueprints they need. That tactic got so old, I never even BOUGHT a Ferrari J50 pack or Pagani Huayra BC pack.

So stop. Don't make those cars pay-to-get. Soon enough, people are going to realize that A9L is a trap to get them to empty their credit accounts to you, and the next game you make will fail.

First off, I want to make something clear. I'm no businessman, and I have zero corporate skills. I mow a LAWN for money. I may sleep in the biggest room in my house, but only because its empty after my brother moved out. I'm no economic genius. I'm no money machine. But I do understand that customer satisfaction is what keeps people coming back to your game.

But I'm going to make some ideas that can help make YOU some money, and make the PLAYERS happy. Okay? Rhetorical question. I'm telling you anyways.

1) ADS: you like the ads. We hate them. I'm not telling you to make ads go extinct from your game, but I have a fair way to make people actually WANT to watch them.
1a) Watch ads for prizes. At the end of a race, you currently have a button that will DOUBLE the amount of credits a player recieves if they watch an ad after a race. Fix it. Make the button QUADRUPLE or even SEPTUPLE the amount of credits. Why? Credits are an IGC - an In-Game-Currency. They have ZERO real life value. Other than the value the player gives it. If you increase the credit multiplier, then people will want to watch more ads to get more of their percieved currency. And YOU, dear gameloft, will have more money because the ads have more appeal to your audience.
1b) Watch ads for CARS. This is something I AM WILLING TO DO. Make a car. Doesn't have to be real. Could be a Gameloft special edition car, could be something else. I don't care. but this is important: MAKE THE CAR GOOD. Like, really good. The better the car is, the more people will want it. BUT (and I only approve of this move because of the situation you're in) lock it behind an ad wall. Tell the players that if they watch more ads, they can get more blueprints for the car. THE CATCH: at first, let the ads have a RARE chance of dropping blueprints. Make sure there's enough to keep player's hopes up, though. BUT: as the player watches more ads, the chance of blueprint drops goes EXPONENTIALLY HIGHER as they watch more ads IN ONE SITTING! Once they have the car, they can keep watching ads to keep getting more blueprints to unlock the next star or tier.

2) Make an annual pass. If a player gets a "bargain" at the beginning of the year, with a year-long effect of DOUBLING their credit intake, QUADRUPLING their token intake (I don't think this will break the game's economy, trust me,) and HALVING the cooldown of the free classic packs, as well as granting exclusive prizes (like decals, In-game TITLES, and things like that) people will want to buy it.

3) DO NOT MAKE CARS PAY-TO-GET! This is what you're doing WRONG with Asphalt. You made cars like the scam-of-a-car Devel Sixteen locked behind a pay wall I WENT INTO DEBT FOR (I'm still paying that off from Asphalt 8, by the way.) and then gave it (ironically) so realistic handling that I couldn't take many corners without going below 200 mph. Cars like the 570s, the NSX, the Alfieri, the Huayra BC, the J50, the Egoista, the Bugatti Chiron, and the Corvette C7 GS SHOULD NOT be locked behind card packs that you make more expensive than they should be, JUST so people have to pay you to unlock the car.

4) LISTEN TO YOUR AUDIENCE. Customer satisfaction is key. Here in the states, there is a wonderful supermarket chain called "Publix," which puts the customer first, and people love to shop there. I LOVE TO SHOP THERE, AND MY FIRST JOB WAS AT WALMART ACROSS THE STREET (Hi, Ben, I loved that job, though!) Publix does great things for customer satisfaction, like carrying your groceries to your car and helping load them in the trunk, and asking if there's anything they can do for you. People love Publix employees because they always greet you with a smile and will always help you out.

So those are my recommendations to you. Try them out. If you make a larger profit off them, GOOD! KEEP GOING! If you don't, well, I told you I'm not an economist, so...

Right now, your players want a LOT of things, especially when it comes to multiplayer. I know people will always be raging about knockdowns and whatnot, so I have a few ideas to make EVERYONE happy. An audacious move, but hear me out.

My idea to make the Multiplayer environment a little friendlier is like this: MAKE MULTIPLAYER PLAYLISTS!
I've been playing a LOT of Destiny 2: Forsaken, recently, and I have noticed how Bungie (the guys who made the game) are organizing their PvP system. They make separate playlists for different styles of combat. They have a QUICKPLAY playlist that gives you a certain style of reputation called "Valor."

Hear me out on this. "Valor" is earned all the time. You earn a little valor if you lose, and you earn more valor if you win. No matter your placing, Valor is all about participation. If you were on the bottom of the losing team's leaderboard, its no big deal. You just earn less valor than you would've if you were the MVP on the winning team.

That's quickplay. A fair, friendly, and forgiving multiplayer playlist that is for the soft-core players.

So let's take a dip in the hot sauce. Let's look at the stuff for hard-core players who listen to death metal and eat their chili with california reaper peppers garnished with dynamite. Let's go THAT hard-core and look at the COMPETITIVE playlist.

In Destiny 2, the COMPETITIVE playlist rewards a different reputation called "Glory." Glory is earned ONLY THROUGH VICTORY. If you lost the match, you lost some of your glory. If you won, then you earned some glory. It's like the current multiplayer system in A9L, except taken the the EXTREME. Glory in D2 is hard to earn, and easy to lose. I rarely step foot in competitive.

In Asphalt 9, you could implement a similar set of playlists. A QUICKPLAY playlist would allow players to always make progress even if they lose. A SLIPSTREAM playlist allows players to play multiplayer in an environment augmented with the slipstream game mode. A COMPETITIVE playlist would be for the hard-core players. A constant crucible of battle-hardened Asphalt veterans constantly clashing and making battle to see who comes out on top. Then, for the people who like the variation in the current multiplayer seasons, you can make a separate season for those.

That could make players more content with the MP environment, BUT let's take it one step further. In Destiny 2, you can get what are known as "Pinnacle weapons," from very specific feats made in the PvP playlists. These weapons are highly prestigious, and are sought after by MANY people. I recommend doing something similar, as to keep players on a grind if they REALLY want these rewards from Asphalt 9. To make a demonstration of how hard-to-get these weapons are, I will use myself as an example. I started playing Destiny 2 in the early summer of 2018, and played almost obsessively for hours on end, forsaking food and water and sleep often. According to my Playstation, I have logged a full MONTH of game time. Granted, not all of that was grinding exclusively for the pinnacle weapons, but I got my first pinnacle weapon (named Breakneck,) right around December 4th. In Destiny 2, there are SIX pinnacle weapons, and I only own ONE. These weapons are prestigious.

You could make some cars like that in this game. Only acquirable in specific gamemodes (NOT TIME-LIMITED EVENTS, because people will hate you for doing that) like multiplayer and career. Ideas follow:

1) Acura NSX - acquirable in a career season that uses other eastern-Asian cars, like the 370z, and the GT-R.
2) Ferrari J50 - some people will probably have already cleared the Ferrari season when I post this, so for those that HAVE cleared it, give it to them, but only at ONE STAR. Those that grinded for the car and its stars should not feel like they worked too hard for a reward that others got for less. Either way, Ferrari J50 should be acquirable in the Ferrari season.
3) Lamborghini Egoista/Terzo Millenio - Consider these the "Pinnacle Vehicles." Egoista can be acquired in a QUICKPLAY grind, and the Terzo Millenio can be acquired in a COMPETITIVE grind.
4) Koenigsegg Regera - Acquired by completing the "Hybrid Aces" season in career and completing a short multiplayer grind afterwards.
5) Koenigsegg Agera RS - after acquiring the Koenigsegg Regera, a new season should open - "The Spirit of Performance," the completion of which should reward the Koenigsegg Agera RS, and allow further blueprints to be bought similar to those of the SIN R1 550.
6) Porsche 918 Spyder - acquired in a hidden way. Assuming you implement things like achievements, one achievement should reward this car. Refer to achievement: "UNTOUCHABLE."
7) Lamborghini Sesto Elemento - acquired in a hidden way. Assuming you implement things like achievements, one achievement should reward this car. Refer to achievement: "FEATHERWEIGHT."
8) Nissan GT-R [R34] - acquired in a hidden way. Assuming you implement things like achievements, one achievement should reward this car. Refer to achievement: "DRIFTING AWAY."
9) Dodge Challenger Demon - acquired in a hidden way. Assuming you implement things like achievements, one achievement should reward this car. Refer to achievement: "TALK THE TORQUE."
10) Audi R8 Quattro - acquired in a hidden way. Assuming you implement things like achievements, one achievement should reward this car. Refer to achievement: "ALL FOURS."

Those are the cars, and ideas on their acquisition. I mentioned achievements, and here they are.

1) UNTOUCHABLE - Using a S-Class car, run a 120" race on any map and don't hit anything. (E.G. other cars, traffic, obstacles. walls.)
2) FEATHERWEIGHT - Using a light D-Class car, (E.G. Lotus Elise Sprint 220, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X, BMW Z4) knock down 2,000 heavy cars (E.G. GT350R, Challenger SRT8, 392 HEMI, Camaro LT, and other big and heavy cars.)
3) DRIFTING AWAY - Drift for 20 miles.
4) TALK THE TORQUE - accelerate from zero to your top speed without steering or hitting anything. Do this 100 times.
5) ALL FOURS - using cars that are AWD (all wheel drive (hint: Use a Lamborghini) land 1,000 barrel roll jumps perfectly (E.G. Don't wreck.)


AND THAT'S IT! If anyone has any recommendations or requests, talk with me, and I think I'll sort that out for Gameloft so they don't have to.

Sincerely, and thank you for reading.

Seth HEXFIRE Laney.
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гена_букин

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Re: Multiplayer Suggestion

Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:40 pm
remove slipstream from online races.