You can select up to 3 regions. Normal matchmaking, queuing solo Normal matchmaking, queuing with a party Ranked matchmaking, queuing solo Ranked matchmaking, queuing with a party Each of the two ranked MMRs has its own calibration period. Each team contains about the same number of parties. Then we use numerical techniques to solve for the coefficients that produce the function which is most accurately able to predict the match outcome. Game Modes determines which modes you would like to queue for. We assign each player an MMR, which is a summary metric that quantifies your skill at Dota 2. Checking more languages will increase matchmaking speed.
Subsequent analysis of public player profiles collected by OpenDota shows a higher average MMR of approximately
The matchmaker seeks matches with the following properties listed in no particular order:. This is meant to compensate for superior party coordination, as well as partying with highly skilled members. The two modes right now are to similar to split the player base. Closing in on The International Aug. The players who participate in ranked matchmaking will be more skilled, more experienced players.