Because it’s a gnasher fest. And that’s it. It’s not as fun to play as it could be and it’s HORRIBLE to watch, truly horrible. At least is one of the reasons.
The gnasher is cool, sure, but it’s a very inconsistent weapon, so engagement are much more random than any other weapon. Of course, there’s people who are better at it, but even the best player every now and then dies like a moron while running around with their gnasher.
And that’s what I see most of the time. I’ve not been playing for long, so I usually still prefer longer range weapons, and there’s not many things that look as dumb as all these people running around with their gnasher hoping that you don’t notice them until they’re too close. Really, it looks so stupid.
Have you ever tried to watch gears 5 on twitch? Right now it has the same viewers as Mario 64 (lol). There’s only people, who kinda look like they know what they’re doing, that use gnasher like 95% of the time. You just watch them running around, bouncing frantically, hoping to have the luckiest fight. The only time they use lancer is to switch it with another weapon. It’s the most boring thing you can watch.
I’ve tried to convince a couple of friends to play gears with me, so they went on twitch to check it out, then they asked me if I was joking. Honestly I can’t blame them.
You might think that I’m here just to complain because I suck at gnasher, I don’t. I do fine. I just don’t like to use it as much as everyone else, apparently. And any game would be a terrible game if it was dominated by just one weapon, and that’s what’s happening to gears.
Now I understand perfectly that if long/mid range weapon were too strong then people wouldn’t ever move out of their covers, I understand that we need a balance, but I think this balance is not good now and some tweaks are needed.
Am I the only one frustrated with this?