The reason why we won't see rank in results is... (from the ranked podcast)

… the rank tier is largely meaningless and misleading, and is in hardly any way indicative of the players’ skills…

That’s basically it, paraphrasing what they said.

The reason they aren’t showing it because they showed it in GoW4 and people took the ranks literally and got upset when silvers beat them (“how can they be silvers, your ranking system sucks”), or how they were teamed with high ranks who sucked (“how can that be an onyx, your ranking system sucks”), etc…

So now they don’t show them, so people can’t see the ranks and be mislead by them into thinking they represent actual skill levels the system assigned to those people…

So, basically, the rank is meaningless - the person can be of much higher skill, or that skill, or a much lower skill, than the rank implies, so you can’t judge anything from just looking at the rank…

That’s the impression I got from what they said…

Anyone else wants to try and explain it differently?

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