Putting new 50's in with r40's game after game after game.... good way to make new customers quit.
Did ascend a friend (and oddly got no benefits as that part seems broken) and my friend is not impressed by being 1 shot whenever get gets in range of anything. He said inspecting showed mostly rank 40's in his side and probably the other.
This is really a good way IMO of losing new subscribers that just want to have FUN PVPing. In case Trion have not figured it out... being 1 shot by warriors in rank 40 gear is not what new people sign on for.
An even 5v5 match would be better than the whole match being decided by a few higher ranked players.
Anyway... the team picking algorithm seems a ripe royal mess. Why when we have mercs now is it possible for one side to just have warriors and clerics and say the other side mages and a few rogues and on top of this... one side have 4 heals and the other side have none? Upon further investigation find the side with no heals or warriors has some of their players as mercs on the other side as heals and warriors. (just an example I noted and is not an isolated incident).
I like PVPing as do a lot of people but it seems the team allocation algorithm still needs a drastic overhaul. Forget class balancing... will never happen... balance around the number of each class and their role in each warfront. Be bold and do what some other unmentionable game does and lock roles once people enter.
This game will expire rapidly when it reaches a critical mass where not enough people are in the pool for PVP and teams are just mashed together putting rank 40's along side unranked players.