Recently unlocked Malak and got him to G11 and all zeta’d out. Im barely over 2.25 mil GP and I’d say my roster is pretty well managed. I have a mostly Relic’d/G12 JKR team, a G12 Padme team, a good SE team, decent rebels, etc. I don’t have many bad investments in other words.
Before unlocking Malak and upgrading my Sith Empire I was facing ppl with similar GP but they’d often either have a bloated roster with more relics than me but very little depth, or they’d have more B and C tier teams upgraded whereas my resources have gone to mostly A squads. But ever since getting Malak, I’ve been facing people with similar or higher GP and all of them have far more relics than my 3 (JKR, DR, and GMY), and a lot have unlocked negotiator already. I never changed divisions or anything. I’m just very frustrated that I’ve managed to get a good roster while keeping my GP low but somehow my matchups have gotten significantly harder in spite of that. Almost like I got punished for having a solid roster by never having any easy matchups anymore.