Another part of patch 7.1 is some additional ‘floors’ being added into the ladder system in ranked play.
Almost everyone reading this will have experienced skidding hard back down the ladder after putting in loads of hard work to climb a few ranks.
Skids down in rank happens due to an insane run of luck and bad RNG, testing a new deck, nerfs, but whatever the reason, it’s one of the most tilting and annoying parts of laddering.
‘Floors’ are ranks that once you pass you can no longer drop back down past these ranks. Currently, the only ‘floors’ are at rank 20, and the legend ranks.
After the next patch release floors will be added to the following ranks:
So now, once you hit these ranks you can experiment, change decks, or do whatever you want without being able to drop back down past the highest floor you’ve reached.
I like this change. It’s only a small change, but I think it’s a change for the better.