- CCP Game Designer Remnant
has revealed details today on the dropsuits in DUST 514 for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: How do you build a better warrior? Militaries have tried for centuries to answer that question, but you'll be able to figure it out for yourself when DUST 514 launches next year.
Infantry dropsuits are designed to protect and sustain the wearer in even the harshest environments. Different dropsuits offer specific bonuses to speed, mobility, defense and configurability.
Like starships and planetary vehicles, dropsuits come in a variety of shapes and sizes, each with a unique slot configuration and powergrid (PG) and CPU that inform the decisions you make when customizing your chosen dropsuit.
The number and type of slots determine the modules (interchangeable hardware components that enhance or otherwise alter the functionality of the dropsuit), weapons, and equipment you can fit. The slot types available on dropsuits are as follows:
The three weapon slots - Light, Heavy, and Sidearm - cascade. That is, a Heavy slot can be fitted with a Sidearm, Light or Heavy weapon and, similarly, a Light slot...