This is an edited version of BBC Sport’s best matchmakers guide, covering the latest news and advice.
Read more What to watch for If you’re looking for a matchmaker that matches your game style, you may want to check out this article on matchmaking.
This guide also has some advice for the average consumer on how to use a matchmaking service.
Matchmaking is currently available to play for free on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and to buy for $10 a month on PC and Mac.
You can also buy a subscription to matchmaking and use it for free for up to 30 days.
Find out how to get matchmaking in the game below.
Follow the BBC Sport advice for managing your matches.
If you want more advice on managing your own matches, see our guide on the best game-tracking services for games.
What you need to know about matchmakingA matchmaking provider’s matchmaking system is used to find your favourite players, teams and matchesYou’ll need to find and register your favourite team, team and match you want to play.
If you want a full-on game-matchmaker, like ESL or ESPN, then you’ll need a dedicated server and your own private database.
A game-matcher is an app that uses a computer’s built-in machine learning system to find matches for you, and then connects to the provider’s servers.
The provider also provides access to other players, team information and other matchmaking data, such as player stats and scores.
It’s also important to note that matchmaking services will not recognise the game that you play or your computer operating system, so it may not recognise any of your online matches.
However, it’s a good idea to be aware of the providers matchmaking options so that you can use the services to make sure you’re playing the best possible game.