Weaves need an overhaul to begin with. The success of CW (especially in comparison to weaves) proves that people go where people ARE, and hundreds of people are playing CW because it’s fun and the loot is good.
Weaves have been hobbled by the leaderboards from the start. The idea that it’s supposed to be “competitive” locks out practically all casual players who are just here to have fun. Only a tiny fraction of the community even has friends to play weaves with and the rest of them hardly want to true solo 120 maps. They later added the ability to do quickplay weaves but they don’t count towards the weave achievements and have sucky loot, hence no one does that either.
It wouldn’t take much to reverse this situation. Make leaderboards OPT-IN instead of the default. Let people play as they want, with bots or otherwise. Reverse the time gating for weave season achievement and just let people earn everything at their own pace. Give us good loot ala CW and the ability to unlock weave skins through strenuous effort. It wouldn’t take much.
At the VERY least they could add an upgrade-all button so that I could spend my 180k souls without having to click thirty times for each weapon and other carpal tunnel inducing grind.