Posted Tue, Jan 03, 2012 by Martuk
The Vanguard has a ton of unlocks: different side-graded weapons that allow me to do things situationally. I might want a flak cannon on top because there’s a lot of aircraft in my area of combat. A new Vanguard driver won’t necessarily have access to all the different kinds of armour and countermeasures – all the different kinds of telemetry and radar systems that someone who’s been playing a Vanguard for a really long time has unlocked.
Higby emphasized the importance of resources in PlanetSide 2 and how they can be used to further advancement. Of course, you need to control territories to get them.
SOE also plans to include a subscription option for the free-to-play title, which will provide subscribers with “premium features.” We'll have to wait until a bit later to find out what those features will be.