Game Theory: Red vs Blue, The SECRET Color Strategy

  • Published on Jun 25, 2015
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    Red vs Blue. It's the two default colors to differentiate opposing teams in most games, both video games and in real-world sports. But in balanced games, what if the choice between red and blue made a difference? What if choosing either red or blue would give you a strategic advantage, putting you in a position to win right from the moment you press START? Well, the secret is this: COLOR MATTERS. Which color is stronger, red or blue ?Watch and choose wisely!
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  • Miles Crisp
    Miles Crisp 2 hours ago

    Yeah! Color!

  • Spencer Rusyniak
    Spencer Rusyniak 5 hours ago

    Have you considered doing a video on the show red vs blue?

  • 88 Duke
    88 Duke Day ago

    Honestly I don’t think a color will decide a pro teams play style. Pro players go into tournaments with preset strategies like which objective to attack.

  • Koby Pearson
    Koby Pearson 2 days ago

    Hacking your device... (1 day(s))

  • Darken_Gamer
    Darken_Gamer 4 days ago

    Just because i can, I want you to know that the Unreal Tournament game play you used IS NOT from UT 2004. it is from UT 99

  • Rachel Wu
    Rachel Wu 6 days ago +1

    I ENTIRELY agree with this because I play Mobile Lengands and whenever I’m on the blue team it seems like we always win. But whenever I’m on the red team I always die more often and it’s almost impossible to win
    I’m not joking this is true I’ve played for over 5 months

  • Sneaky
    Sneaky 6 days ago

    In lol everyone thinks they are blue the true blue wins cose true blue see more field in front of them then behind

  • ProudestSheep
    ProudestSheep 6 days ago +1

    EvErYtHiNG Is A cOnSpiRaCy.


  • Neon TRAX
    Neon TRAX 7 days ago

    Well today its now Red vs Blue vs Green vs Yellow

  • Şahin Tv
    Şahin Tv 7 days ago

    MatPat pls make a video about the TF2 story
    or make a timeline for it !

  • Noah Martin
    Noah Martin 7 days ago

    but i was on a blue team once and we won many times

  • black diamond
    black diamond 7 days ago

    You just changed my mind and strategy for ever xD

  • King Patzandor
    King Patzandor 7 days ago

    Psychology cheat codes sometimes don’t work, when I play team fortress 2 I play blue and get my team to beat up the reds. When I play red, same thing happens unless there’s a crit for either team.

  • Marites Alto
    Marites Alto 7 days ago +2

    When I was a kid I thought red has more damage than blue and blue has more defense

  • RockinRobin
    RockinRobin 7 days ago

    0:17 put on the captions lol

  • Drizzlysquid17
    Drizzlysquid17 9 days ago

    You forgot B A on the code 🤣

  • Edward Forster
    Edward Forster 10 days ago

    I dont do pvp lol lol

  • Ant Competitors
    Ant Competitors 12 days ago

    Whatever team I join they always win and I'm on the leaderboards at least once. No matter if I join late

  • Arthur Lima
    Arthur Lima 12 days ago

    So... Communism...

  • King- NightSlash
    King- NightSlash 13 days ago

    That explains a lot no wonder I hate being on blue team

  • Czech Mate
    Czech Mate 13 days ago +1

    Red=bad. Red dingleberries=worse. Im running too.

  • RayRexDex
    RayRexDex 14 days ago +1

    Is this cheating?

  • Noob40Playz
    Noob40Playz 16 days ago

    This also explains how throughout history, countries with certain colors win or lose. For example, the British were very aggressive and pushed out into as many countries as they could(them being red), and the French empire being really strategic in battle(them being blue)

  • Ethan Weaver
    Ethan Weaver 17 days ago

    Evolution my but

  • OCC comi
    OCC comi 19 days ago

    So say we all

  • Verónica Espinoza
    Verónica Espinoza 21 day ago


  • Verónica Espinoza
    Verónica Espinoza 21 day ago


  • awsome gaming
    awsome gaming 21 day ago

    Is that y people like foxy from fnaf🤔

  • Thetreeboy
    Thetreeboy 21 day ago

    I still play unreal tournament

  • Radpanda 726 /Spartan 726

    Blue rules! Red sucks!

  • Parker Universe
    Parker Universe 24 days ago

    It’s chocolate and vanilla

  • mads494v
    mads494v 27 days ago

    well i think it dosnt matter what color it is cause our body has both red as our blood and some of our body is made out of water blue so i think that all colors are created equal

  • mp4
    mp4 27 days ago

    You can jungle and take towers simultaniously...

  • LargerOyster !
    LargerOyster ! 28 days ago

    Which colors should they use

  • Eggtoenail123
    Eggtoenail123 29 days ago

    y dey all haz fez

  • Zach Chris
    Zach Chris 29 days ago

    Holy crap. Imagine what happens when you're on purple team in Splatoon!

  • Max Kleefeld
    Max Kleefeld 29 days ago

    Don't worry mattpat I got it!
    Id be on the red team like the color the blue teams heads will turn 😎

  • gam3s and stuff
    gam3s and stuff Month ago

    Wait. That’s illegal

  • Dabadibadooba
    Dabadibadooba Month ago

    You know a wise man did a very inspiring quote
    It can also relate this video

    *Balanced, as all things should be*

  • Mr.Яεყოムŋ 70

    More ep for tf 2

  • EC2Gaming 101
    EC2Gaming 101 Month ago +1

    Colorblind nibbas win all the time

  • EC2Gaming 101
    EC2Gaming 101 Month ago +1

    Red are aggressive and blue are more neutral so FPS is for RED while Mobas and casual games are for BLUE nibbas

  • forgottenxX plays
    forgottenxX plays Month ago

    Cod ghosts has a blue team and.... a orange team?

  • Cringe Gaming 64
    Cringe Gaming 64 Month ago

    I forgot he included splatoon in this video

  • Cringe Gaming 64
    Cringe Gaming 64 Month ago

    I think about this video every. Single. Time. I play splatoon 2

  • Cringe Gaming 64
    Cringe Gaming 64 Month ago

    Vs the Newest intro

  • Flower Swag
    Flower Swag Month ago +1

    i thought it was a red vs blue theory (the machinima series)

  • Z Elite
    Z Elite Month ago

    U know, I have watched so many fnaf theories that I’m expecting fnaf to corrupt the intro

  • Prestoned D
    Prestoned D Month ago

    Rad and blue chestset would b interesting to experiment with

  • Aaron Lui
    Aaron Lui Month ago

    Captions 1:00

  • RF B
    RF B Month ago

    The players on RED could be better then blue

  • Veronica Vega
    Veronica Vega Month ago

    Red team doesn't scare me

  • N1 the captain
    N1 the captain Month ago

    Interesting. Very interesting. I was literally taking notes during this video

    HIRUNGMR Month ago

    It doesn't matter RED or BLUE what matters is skill

    Besides a lot of games it is randomly selected 😂😂😂

  • nirny the furry
    nirny the furry Month ago

    If you play too harshly in tf2 you gonna die be cause if your a scout and you just hop at a sniper with out Dodgeing you gonna die

  • Grid
    Grid Month ago

    "Matchmaking lobby" ...... In UT... You SICKEN ME. lmao but nah, easier to say for the kiddies that never played and don't know about server lists.

  • Jakov Jurin
    Jakov Jurin Month ago

    13:49 TARDIS

  • Tygo Mangini
    Tygo Mangini Month ago

    2:11 * Cough * Random Crits * Cough *

    Thaaaaaaaaaaaaat's TF2 for ya!

  • Box Nblox
    Box Nblox Month ago

    15:09 relatable XD

  • Geaux13Saints
    Geaux13Saints Month ago

    Red for impulse buying
    Blue for bulk purchases
    Me: *looks at costco*

  • Dark Energy 37
    Dark Energy 37 Month ago

    So many Red vs. Blue references

  • Vegito Blue
    Vegito Blue Month ago

    This video is downright insan- oh its by matpat nevermind

  • Donne tubby
    Donne tubby Month ago

    I love red and blue ok

  • you that read wrong

    well this explains why i always lose

  • Zombie Food
    Zombie Food Month ago

    Mattpatt a dingle berry is the little balls of poop that get caught in the butthole hair of nasty people while wiping..... Not nuts

  • wyatt xu
    wyatt xu Month ago

    Why blue is better on lol... MatPat have u not realized this yet NOBODY LIKES RED IN LOL

  • Diego Aleman
    Diego Aleman Month ago

    xCoughx Batlefront xCough

  • Male MUTO男性無音

    I shall say this once and only once...SUCK IT BLUE!

  • TrueKingPwny
    TrueKingPwny Month ago

    If they were only here for the FNAF theories, then why would they click on this video?

  • GamerKid11
    GamerKid11 Month ago

    time to start wearing red everywhere i go.

  • mecha freak
    mecha freak Month ago

    i just realized,this also applies to sarge and church from rvb! sarge is aggressive and doesn't think, meanwhile church is calmer and tries to be more strategic and clever, hell
    one of the biggest threats in the show was the ai embodiment of his creativity.

  • Qendrim Deliu
    Qendrim Deliu Month ago

    Bacause i die so much as Red Halo player

  • Qendrim Deliu
    Qendrim Deliu Month ago

    Its of Player skill

  • Qendrim Deliu
    Qendrim Deliu Month ago

    How dare you

  • Qendrim Deliu
    Qendrim Deliu Month ago

    How are you

  • ask.__. BLU
    ask.__. BLU Month ago +2

    Some time color is just color

  • Kinan
    Kinan Month ago


  • Quyen nguyen
    Quyen nguyen Month ago

    Welp thats wrong cuz in TF2 BLU vs RED for 5 matches and BLU had more points

  • Zaldüh Hugretal
    Zaldüh Hugretal Month ago

    well you see mat
    red = good color
    blue = roaming color of the ocean and peacefulness, as if an ancient sea was calm at heart
    I mean we all know red is better

  • Baldi In Education And Learning

    Well i tought Some of the really skilled player play on the red team and other p layers on blue But That Is unfair soooooooo Some like 37%p layers are skilled 45% Are new 17%Are normal p layers But I dont Know.... So What The Idea Matpat 👍

  • Tetra phobie
    Tetra phobie Month ago

    what is with colorblind people.

  • Whacknut
    Whacknut Month ago

    I love how he showed the actual script of the video

  • Konner Taylor
    Konner Taylor Month ago

    ab start

  • a b
    a b Month ago

    But what about COloRBlInD

  • Chicken Nuggs
    Chicken Nuggs Month ago

    Roses are red
    And violets are blue
    One day we’ll cruse
    Down blood gulch avenue
    It’s red vs red
    And blue vs blue
    It’s I against I
    And me against you

    Violets are blue
    And roses are red
    Living like this we were already dead~
    Anyone who got that can be my friend. But anyone who got sad cause “living like this we were already dead” can be my bff😭😭😭😭😭 WHO ELSS IS EXCITED FOR SEASON 17!?!?!?

  • golden king 2.0
    golden king 2.0 Month ago

    I live in Arkansas

  • Enrico Fermi
    Enrico Fermi Month ago

    Well, that explains quite a bit, but does DA RED GOES FASTER?!

  • Sub-Zero
    Sub-Zero Month ago

    i always liked red team

  • Morgan Bachtiar
    Morgan Bachtiar Month ago

    Huh but in tf2 I was in blue and we were winning 6 to 1i m confused

  • Aficionado Of All Thin’s Gamin’

    Purple all the way!

  • Evie Infinite
    Evie Infinite Month ago +1

    TF2 maps are also shite and unfair half the time, like Goldrush.

    ZVLAD VLADESCU Month ago

    Have u noticed how the end screen is blue to calm us down about a thriling theory that he gave us??

  • Tori's Adventures VJohnson

    Ah ok Matpat

  • The Cyborg Hulk
    The Cyborg Hulk Month ago

    on halo, I was on blue team with my friend, (which I suck at halo) and when my friend killed me and won the game I shouted "NO FAIR!!! YOU HAD A PSYCHOLOGICAL ADVANTAGE OVER ME!!!!" and my friend just looked at me and said "ummmm... ok." (I'm still trash at halo, and I'm always going to blame the colour, haha

  • pischpilot
    pischpilot Month ago

    red is enraging the Testosterone.

    thats it.
    otherwise,in league of legends its Third-person, making you see the blue color,while in TF2 you are seeing your ENEMY (so if your enemy is red,thats making you think he is stronger.)

  • Pnit Budder
    Pnit Budder Month ago


  • Evan Tyler
    Evan Tyler Month ago

    orange vs blue lol

  • Ethan Ton
    Ethan Ton Month ago

    I forgot about this vid so long ago