Genesis 4, the team behind the Wii U Super Smash Bros. contests, are under fire with some competition entrants demanding compensation for what occurred recently at the weekend. During an intense match between players going by the names of Japanese visitor Rei “Komorikiri” Furukawa and “Captain Zack” Lauth, the damage ratio seemed to change on their final battle.
Damage ratio in Smash Bros. determines what level of knock-back is applied to each players’ moves and can undoubtedly sway a match if you’re training at the set competition standard. The higher the percentage, the more the player will be effected and not always will work to your advantage
In their last game it was noticed that the damage ratio percentage changed from the competition standard of 1.0x to 0.9x. The tournament organisers were first to be blamed but the they were quick to point out that it may of been one of the players to change the setting. Although this seems insignificant, there was a hefty cash prize up for grabs ($8000) and when tournament standards are tweaked unknowingly; there is bound to be an uproar from the community.
Do you play Smash Bros. competitively or is the thought of harsh rule conditions enough to turn you off the idea?