Last week, at long last, Splash Damage released an update for Dirty Bomb that lets you easily party up with friends and play games online. According to creative director Neil Alphonso it's the first step on the path to having a super smart matchmaking system that looks beyond a player's score when it comes to creating teams.
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"For the longest time we weren't easily able to go into the game with a friend and play in a match on the same team," Alphonso tells us. "We finally cracked that nut. Matchmaking in online games is probably one of the most complicated things there is in a multiplayer game. It's been a real challenge for us, particularly without the bandwidth of a bigger team. It's something we weren't able to tackle."