Practice Games 2.0: Practice Made Perfect

DreamTeam Practice Games 2.0 now allow CS:GO users to play on DreamTeam servers for free. In addition, creating or joining a Practice Game is no longer restricted to Team Owners. Along with 5v5, ANYONE on a Team can now choose between 4v4, 3v3, and 2v2 game formats. This helps make the creation and application process even easier.


Check out this guide for a quick overview on how to get the most out of Practice Games or jump right in and Create or Join one!


And after click here for CS:GO Practice Games or here for LoL Practice Games.


STEP 1. Create a Game


Click on “PRACTICE” at the top of the screen and then click “ADD GAME”. Along with being able to customize Practice games by:


Date & Time
Team Size
Server Availability & Server Regions
Maps — CS:GO
Team’s Main Goal

DreamTeam now allows CS:GO Practice Games to be created on DreamTeam servers for free. To do this, simply select the “DreamTeam will host the game” option during the game creation process. Or anyone can set up Practice Games on their own servers by selecting “My Team will host the game.” CS:GO Practice Games are now available in 5v5, 4v4, 3v3, and 2v2 formats.


STEP 2. Searching for and Joining a Game


In-depth search options allow Teams to filter Practice Games in order to find the perfect game. After filtering the games, users have the ability to click on and view each Team’s profile. This gives users access to the following information to help choose the correct Team:


Player Roles
Skill Growth Progress
Team Reviews and Achievements
Favorite Maps / Champions

Imagine being able to choose a Team stacked with snipers to develop a sniper strategy or a Team with an aggressive playstyle to learn how to deal with pressure. DreamTeam Practice Games now give you that option.


STEP 3. Applying to Join a Practice Game


After selecting a game, you must Apply to join the game. The Practice Game screen gives you the ability to chat with the Team to discuss which tactics to work on and see if both Teams can gain valuable insight from each other.


STEP 4. Choosing the Right Applicant


Practice Game creators also have the same options as the Team that is looking to join. Click on the profile of each Team Applying to check out their Player Profiles and chat with them in order to decide whether to and accept or decline their Application.


STEP 5. The Scheduled Game


Once a Team is chosen, the game becomes a Scheduled Practice Game which can be found in the Practice Games Dashboard. Remember, practice isn’t about competition. It is about improving your skills. Communicate with the other Team in order to set up different scenarios to work on various skill sets. The Practice Game creator will select the map and start the game. If playing on DreamTeam servers, all participants will receive an email with the server link.


STEP 6. Launching the Game on DreamTeam Servers


When everyone is ready, The Practice Game creator will click the “Start Game” button and the Players will be able to copy the server link and click the “Join Game” button. All participants have 15 minutes to join the game or the game will be canceled. Once all of the participants have joined, the 2-minute warm-up period begins.


STEP 7. Played Practice Games


Both the Team and each individual Player can be reviewed on the Played Practice Game page. Be sure to leave feedback so other Players and Teams know which Teams to play with and what each Player has to contribute.


STEP 8. Practice Games Dashboard overview


Welcome to the history of your improved skills. Think of the Practice Games Dashboard as the control center. Players and Teams can see which games they have coming up in the Scheduled tab, games they have created in the Opened tab and games they have Applied To and Played in the corresponding tabs.


We look forward to hearing what you think about Practice Games 2.0. Click here for CS:GO Practice Games or here for LoL Practice Games.


In the meantime, the DreamTeam Crew is working hard to roll out our next feature. GL HF!

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