Climbing in Overwatch is a tough job, and there's one known rank in particular where most players tend to get stuck: Platinum. According to lead designer Jeff Kaplan, this is the second-biggest rank in terms of the number of players. It's a diverse rank, and players tend to have a wide variety of small problems that they should focus on fixing. While there's no set answer for every player, there are a few general things that anyone in Platinum can try to achieve in this season. Even if that won't translate to ranking up to Diamond, it will definitely prepare players for a future rank up to the next level. Here are 10 things to focus on when grinding for that sweet, sweet Diamond.
Embrace the Grind - Tips on How to Climb Out of Gold and Platinum with Coach Jayne
We talk about how he got his start in Overwatch as well as a few tips and tricks you can use to get out of Gold and Platinum. So Jayne, for those who don't know you yet, tell me a little bit about yourself. How did you first get into Overwatch? Jayne: So I started playing Overwatch immediately after release - Not based on specifically looking to join the next big FPS but it was more of a coincidental timing. I had been a community manager for a large organization in EVE Online.
I fear that this wont help either because playing with IRL friends is the same story we all carry and the rest of the team cant do jack to help us. Please reply with any help or tips or anything to get me outta this elo hell. Biggest part of carrying is being able to quickly assess the strengths and weaknesses of your team and working within that. Trust me.