I always say it, but imagine teams split by language to compete against the top nations:
Spanish, English, Slavic, German speakers
Brazil, Suomi, China, Vietnam
Then add Scandinavia, France, Turkey, Benelux, Italy & Taiwan, plus 2 qualifying 'B' teams and you have a 'BOA-type NC' (i.e. a...
I noticed on the ATP rankings spreadsheet that the first 15 months (Jan 2020-Mar 2021) total $330k, while the next 12 months (May 2021-May 2022) also total $330k ($340k adding The Resurgence).
Amount of tournaments: 20 vs 28 (or 18 and 10 in six month periods, showing the pre-AoE4 rush)
It's not exactly Nations, but imagine the 4v4 teams for English, Spanish, Chinese, Viet, Suomi, Slavic, Portuguese, German, Scandinavian, French, Dutch, Turkish, Italian speaking teams, etc.
Slavic team sounds OP on 4v4 Arena 11
Interested to hear suggestions for an optimal switchover? Top 16 (>2175) or Top 32 (>2100) on aoe-elo? Top 16 would translate to coming back to highest ladder ratings at 2500~, top 32 at 2450~.
I guess it's fair to say that 2450 highest is a rough boundary between pro and semi-pro levels? 2500...
Well, he did tell us that he is not allowed to publish a tournament calendar, as it would have to be on the official website and it is not a high priority for them to make a page for it and keep it updated.
I feel like N4C was the first barrel, this is the second barrel (wow, what an investment in this league!), and now we wait for the river.
If these can't save AoE4, then I don't know what will (will they continue to improve the game and move on to adding civs in DLCs if it literally crumbles to...