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Imagine being a developer, working on a game for four years, and see it flop within one month of release?

Jeez...

They need to go back to what they're good at. Community content. Look at L4D. The base game had limited content but each game played very differently depending on players. They also provided a lot of community support. There is good DLC and variety. Not to mention how L4D2 essentially adds more and brings in L4D1 into a package.

Evolve tries to amp it up but I think they're struggling just to make it properly balanced. I only played the Beta but i've seen a lot of feedback. Tied with the high price and ridiculous DLC, it was no surprise it ended up the way it did.

Kudos on them for making it F2P but they still have many challenges ahead. Community support is key here. Let the game grow, let people make content, providing meaning full dlc too (not 5$ monsters).

I hope the best.
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I believe its almost impossible the balance a game lijke evolve properly. As you need to make sure a great monster can give a well oiled good team a great fight while also giving a team of noobs a fair fight against a new monster. Most importantly every step inbetween needs to be balanced.

Now considering teams have by nature a different lerning curve than one monster you can see proper balance is a nightmare. and if that wasn't bad enough there are quite a few hunters and monsters That for the most part play fairly different.

Honestly the only way I can imaginethis working is by introducing a handicap based on win probability.
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I still love L4D. To this day. In many ways, actually in all ways, its simpler than Evolve...less to think about...that being said, I can't stay interested in Evolve.
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I find the article quite funny, the game spiked and has been bleeding players since and yet the article makes it sound like a success.

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Looks like Evolve is losing players, at it's peak it had like over 50,000 players now its less than 10,000. Probably in a few months time this game will be dead again.

Never liked the game, I found it rather tedious and lacking in gameplay, even though I bought it, for like $10.
    
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