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Analysis of Matchmaking Optimization Systems Potential in Mobile eSports

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Item Summary Wardaszko, Marcin Ćwil, Małgorzata Chojecki, Przemysław Dąbrowski, Kajetan 2019-01-03T00:04:33Z 2019-01-03T00:04:33Z 2019-01-08
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-2-6
dc.description.abstract Matchmaking systems are one of the core features of experience in online gaming. They influence player satisfaction, engagement, and churn risk. The paper looks into the current state of the theoretical and practical implementation of such systems in the mobile gaming industry. We propose a basic classification of matchmaking systems into random and quasi-random, skill-based, role-based, technical factor-based, and engagement based. We also offer an analysis of matchmaking systems in 16 leading mobile Esport games. The dominant industry solution is skill and rank based systems with a different level of skill depth measurement. In the further part of the paper, we present a theoretical model of engagement and a time-optimized model.
dc.format.extent 8 pages
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.subject Games and Gaming
dc.subject Digital and Social Media
dc.subject esports, matchmaking, mobile gaming, system optimization, engagement modelling
dc.title Analysis of Matchmaking Optimization Systems Potential in Mobile eSports
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2019.297
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