Thats right.. Faction Diversity is slowly dying out. It is the one of the few things that makes this game shine above all others. It is the reason I came to Planetside 2. You are fighting on a unique side that has its own technology, its own way of doing things and its own vehicles. Or... At least that is how it once felt.. I am starting to see too many of the same weapons with gimmicky "Faction Traits" duck taped to them with a fancy reskin to make them match their faction.. You have this weapon, But so do the other factions with a slightly different model from yours. This has to stop.. Start designing individual weapons that are not simply remakes of each other.. Give us new toys to play with, Give us new vehicles that don't belong to the common pool Nanite Systems. Stop using old models for new guns.. I should not have 3 "different" Guns that have the exact same model as each other (And no, A small streak of black does not count). I play the Vanu Sovereignty so I can only relate with their weapons, But I know that the TR and NC are in the same boat. Take the Lasher X2 for example, This weapon is completely unique. It looks amazing and even has a great animation when being fired. It truly feels like an alien weapon and really screams that my faction is a group of highly advanced technocrats. Take the Ursa as another example. Sure its similar to most other guns, But it is a unique design, This gives it some depth and feeling to its back ground. It feels like the weapon was actually thought about for more than 5 minutes. Both of these guns are prime examples. We need more faction diversity in both look AND function. Let me get onto Nanite Systems. Nanite Systems is the bane of faction Diversity. It is the most harmful and detrimental thing you can do to hurt Planetside 2. Sure, It saves time and allows you to make a weapon for all three factions with zero balancing required, but it also makes you look lazy and rushed (Don't get me wrong, I am sure you guys are rushed). Nanite Systems needs to stop. It is allowing you to make excuses and cut quality from the game because you don't have to take time to make individual versions for each faction, Its literally a cookie cutter one size fits all tactic, and I hate it. I can't stand the fact that for every one faction specific item we get, There are four or five nanite systems objects added. It is KILLING this game when it comes to faction diversity. I suppose I will summarize what I am trying to get across... I feel like the game is heading in a poor direction regarding design and functionality. We need to fix this. Enough with Nanite Systems, Enough with reskinned same stat weapons.. We need to get back to the grass roots of each faction and give them truly unique weaponry and vehicles. I play this game because its three warring factions with their own technology and reasons for being at war.. So why do I no longer feel like that is the case? Why do I feel like the only difference between me and that TR or that NC is that I am purple and they are red and blue? I didn't really have a sense of direction when making this thread and it is not directed towards the players. This is moreso a simple letter to any developer or art team staff who might just so happen to skim through it. I am not saying I am going to quit or anything.. But If I ever did quit? It would be because I became bored of the game because faction diversity died out and that my faction no longer feels like a group of elite technocrats who have mastered a lost alien technology and made it their own. This way in the future should I ever leave because of this, I will have no regrets as I tried to voice my fears in the past. Whether or not you listen to it is of your own concern, I highly doubt I will be leaving Planetside 2 any time soon. This is my attempt. Let it be known that I did my part to try and save it.