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PC Players are worse than console players

Sorry for the clickbait title but I want to get my opinion out to see how other people feel about it, and please read what I have to say before you reply.

I have been playing killer since console release on PS4 and consistently make it to rank 1 I would like to consider myself a pretty good killer I can perform well with almost all the killers, I enjoy playing all of them, and my killers I perform best with are The Nightmare, the shape, and the wraith just so you don't jump to conclusions. But to the topic at hand. Well with the introduction of cross play I que into PC players constantly everygame, usually 3-4 every game at my current rank of 5 now I haven't played more than 20 games since this rank reset but I have noticed a trend when I play against PC players, and that's how easy it is to close chase on them. Im still unsure if it's a playstyle thing or latency or what, but I know for a fact it is easier for me to lay down the law on a couple of players than my console plebian brethren. My theory currently is that PC players take sharper turns when they attempt to juke, now that seems like a good thing, but from my point of view it makes it easier to read the survivors, I find PC players very very predictable on average compared to console players. Now when I occasionally play survivor with my friends I find PC killers very difficult to play against but not the survivors. I would love to hear what some people think, maybe from the PC players side. Also PC players will randomly lag out of games for me as both survivor and killer, so take that into consideration that a tenth of players will at some point just drop out of game, this doesn't take away from how quickly I end chase with PC players. Please give feedback, and as always take what I have to say with a grain of salt, I'm not all knowing I'm just a guy that plays a decent amount of killer.



  • A_Skinny_LegendA_Skinny_Legend Member Posts: 877

    I guess most of them are too garbo to actually show it.

  • Grain_Of_SaltGrain_Of_Salt Member Posts: 12

    The Icon next to their name, but that could mean any platform I believe bit the real give aways are the names and way they move, as I stated PC players tend to take very sharp turns but if they have a space in their user name they are on PC, unless switch can do that but I don't believe so, plus I doubt that I am playing against more switch players than every other platform.

  • XXTheCh0senXXXXTheCh0senXX Member Posts: 22

    Maybe there's just one platform full of potatoes. We are always saying console vs pc, but we can't tell which platform each survivor is from.

  • xenotimebongxenotimebong Member Posts: 2,803

    Xbox players have spaces in their names. I’m not sure about Switch.

  • Grain_Of_SaltGrain_Of_Salt Member Posts: 12

    Really? I wasn't aware of that, I still would like to assume most of the people I play against are PC but maybe not after hearing this :/.

  • LunaWaterLunaWater Member Posts: 42

    It might not be entirely about bad players or good players, I think both sides are getting used to the mannerism's of the other.

  • DwinchesterDwinchester Member Posts: 961

    I've noticed similar things. I've been spun by console players a lot more than I ever have pc. Console players seem to enjoy the chase far more than pc players. PC guys will hammer out gens as fast as possible, ignoring healing and saves, then blame the killer for not pressuring better.

    One thing the console guys need to stop doing is trying to 360 after being hit. PC killers can locate you, and then you wasted the sprint burst.

    Overall, I love the cross play, I don't feel like I'm under a constant time crunch, and because of that, I don't use scummy tactics.

  • HectorBrandoHectorBrando Member Posts: 2,389

    Similar here, I also found Console Survivors tend to use way more meta perks than PC, more Unbreakable+DS combo, more Self-Care and for some reason way less BT than I see on PC.

    My console teammates as Survivor have been... cuestionable to say the least.

  • alaenyiaalaenyia Member Posts: 550

    I am a PC survivor and played about 6 matches this AM, 2 PC killers and 4 Console killers. This is a small sample so I would not use today as an excuse to say "all" console or "all" pc. Today, all of the console killers camped and tunneled in their matches, the PC killers were much more diverse in working the actual objectives of the game like kicking gens, destroying pallets and engaging in chases.

    I don't know if console killers can see post-game chat but I assume do not talk in it because it is cumbersome to use the onscreen keyboard and controller. So I was not able to communicate with any of these people in game.

    I also noted that my fellow survivors who were console players were much more likely to run in for offhooks and such even with the hard camping occurring and then get downed themselves. Leading me to wonder if camping is so rampant on console that they are used to just barreling in because it ain't getting any better. With that being said I have encountered a decent amount of players still in double digits because you know match making is wonky, so it could be inexperience too. Just today's observations.

  • bm33bm33 Member Posts: 6,401

    I'm a ps4 player, I turned off crossplay after playing dozen+ matches the first day because solo survivor was so much worse with it on. I don't know what it is about other platforms that the survivors are so against saves. So many times I was left on the hook to die or atleast hit struggle when killer was no where near me, the only times I was saved before struggle was when another ps4 player was in the lobby. While against unhooks the other survivors are obnoxious about needing to be healed, I guess scared to play injured? I had survivors block me from saving another survivor that was on struggle because they wanted me to heal them first.

    Most matches it felt like the survivors from other platforms were just working against eachother rather than work together. The only escapes were when my lobby was mostly ps4 or all ps4 players. If my lobby was mostly other platforms I might complete a gen or two between making saves, then get left on hook while no gens are worked on until I die, maybe one more gen will be completed after I died, another survivor would get killed and the remaining two would wait for other to die for hatch.

  • Sheridan_LTSheridan_LT Member Posts: 222

    YES! Console KILLERS are just as equal if not BETTER in skill than PC players, while survivors tend to be more like equal, slightly better or WORSE majorly than PC survivors. Facts.

  • LewdSiesLewdSies Member Posts: 21

    My experience may not speak for everyone and I dont mean this is a pc players are actually good, but I dont think you are playing pc players but rather other consoles. As someone who has been playing a lot and enjoying the new crossplay, ive seen like maybe 3 pc players ever. Its as if they all just up and quit tbh. Just dont forget, just because they have a globe, it doesnt mean they are pc as the globe also goes for switch, ps4, and xbox.

  • ScottJundScottJund Member Posts: 1,041

    Idk how you could ever claim that with a straight face. For survivor there is not much difference but you gotta be on that gooooood stuff to think M+K isnt vastly more beneficial to killer.

  • EmpireWinnerEmpireWinner Member Posts: 1,054

    Ever since cross play came out, out of all the matches that I played, only one console player, ONE, was able to come on par with a good pc player. Consoles are where the real potatoes are.

  • Grain_Of_SaltGrain_Of_Salt Member Posts: 12

    Most of this is true, and no we console plebs can't see the chat after game, and typing isn't all that cumbersome with controller, (at least for me) I would like to see it added to console.

  • xEaxEa Member Posts: 2,972

    I have noticed the exact opposite. So far every killer from console (all rank 5 and 6 right after rank reset) played like they weree drunk or just installed the game, sorry but it is true. Missing all the time, respecting pallets, no mindgames at loops etc

    I dont know how it is at purple, green, yellow or even brown ranks, but a on R1, console killer were not able to get anything done so far. MAYBE it was just cooincidence, i dont know, but for myself i see a trend.

    If FPS or controller is the problem... i dont know, but something is wrong with console killer. No offense to anybody, but it felt like bully the killer.

  • MadLordJackMadLordJack Member Posts: 8,815
    edited August 2020

    Honestly, I've found that console players actually do gens way more than anything but pc SWFs. And it's not fun, I don't like it. I cannot play any killer with even a semblance of m1 gameplay, not even the dreaded Freddy. Gens are just too quick unless I'm laying down the punishment with quick chases and snowballs. That's not even to say that I win more, I simply have longer, more enjoyable games.

  • Grain_Of_SaltGrain_Of_Salt Member Posts: 12

    Thanks for the input, that is kinda weird, I do notice of players will stay at pallets longer than console players as well, but (maybe not you of course) I think PC players actually are easier to mindgame as well this is most likely due to latency or something, and using a controller does not hinder me at all and the frame rate is not a huge issue a hit is usually still a hit regardless.

  • Dead_by_GadflyDead_by_Gadfly Member Posts: 3,774
  • xEaxEa Member Posts: 2,972

    I think it really depends on who you play against. A decent survivor on PC will never stay at a pallet unless it is a good play (which is almost never the case). dont know about the controler, i have my doubts that you can be as effectice as with Mouse or Keyboard. There is a reason you dont find that many good and probably not even one godlike nurse or huntress on console.

  • sulaimansulaiman Member Posts: 2,395

    I wonder if it has to do with crossplay. I just played some games as killer, and if i had console players, i missed a lot more than usual. I have no idea why.

  • White_JesusWhite_Jesus Member Posts: 55

    As a PC player I haven't noticed any change in skill. The only changes I've noticed are increased queues for survivors, decreased queues for killers, less toxic players (I assume due to console's lack of chat), and far less SWF when I play killer.

  • ГолубойГолубой Member Posts: 126

    The funny part is console players cant even tell other console players from PC so whenever they make posts like this, I just find it totally invalid.

    That said, I think that PC survivors are about the same as console, maybe even worst because console players tend to be more altruistic. But console killers are SIGNIFICANTLY worse.

  • Write_By_DaylightWrite_By_Daylight Member Posts: 126

    You're wrong. End of story.

    You play on Console, therefore your opinion is worth 1/4th it's weight compared to a PC player.

    Try again, honey.

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