We recently ran an interview with PlanetSide 2 Creative Director Matt Higby that prompted a lot of the game's fans to ask further questions. We submitted those questions to Matt and have his answers for our readers today. Check it out!
MMORPG.COM: In the last interview, the notion of leadership certifications was discussed. I am a fan of leading my own squad; I was hoping to hear more about the leadership tree (if possible). What sort of incentives will there be to promote good, consistent leadership amongst players?
MATT HIGBY: Squad leaders will have access to a variety of abilities that will greatly enhance the effectiveness of their squad, for example squad spawning, enhanced information about spotted enemies, and even respawn timer reductions. Additionally, Squad Leaders will be able to issue battle commands which when followed will result in experience bonuses for both the leader and the squad.
Read more of Derek Czerkaski's PlanetSide 2: The Hardcore Interview.