As I mentioned before Warframe isn’t pefect, of course there are multiple articles for it because its tutorial is garbadge. Funny enough there won’t be ANY guides for teaming up in that game, as its so easy to do. A basic well functioning and stable MP mode is such a stable for this kind of game.
You don’t like Warframe as an example, ok, even as for that aspect of the game its a perfect example (4 player coop with focus on PvE instance missions). Lets use Dauntless, it exactly does that. Full player server social hub where you can see everyone in their shiny gear, game chat and an easy way to team up. Hit the mission buttom and you get randoms in your group unless you run a private. Sure the game has other problems but thats not the point.
Finding new people to play with in this game, WITHOUT the need for steam, is kinda non existing. I need to add people via the community feature but I shouldn’t need to. This kinda thing already annoyed me in Destiny, MP based games with bad built in social features are not well designed. I tried multiple times to find other sessions to play with other people, but never anything shows up indicating that the underyling system is kinda fucked.
I use game chat all the time! Having an ingame chatroom increases the posibility for social interaction immensely without offloading it to another 3rd party tool. Not everyone has access to a TS or server
Do I think they did a good job with the port which took them almost 6 months MORE time? No I don’t think so. The network connection stability is subpar, the key layout while useable has some weird decissions which can be changed of course, and the performance isn’t too great either. Considering they used 6 more months for delivering the best “PC port” possible its a bit unsatisfying. This port is only average, it runs stable though but thats what I consider the standard.
I just think they could have done better with the time at hand. Still enjoy it though!