The PlanetSide 2 site has been updated with a new "brief", or profile, of one of the factions set to debut in the game on release. The New Conglomerate is known to inhabit the shady side of the street and members are known as rebels, traitors and terrorists.
The blog post goes into a bit of detail about the background for The Conglomerate as well as some of the more practical, gameplay facets that players will see if they build characters of this faction:
From a gameplay perspective, the Blue and Gold are built around hitting first, hitting hardest and taking a beating. Although their weapons might not have the most finesse (often having strong kick, long reload times, and slower firing rates) they do pack a hell of a punch. The empire specific vehicles, the Reaver attack fighter and Vanguard medium battle tank pack on more armaments and armor as well as abilities that allow them to stay in battle longer than the other empires equivalents. While the N.C. vehicles excel in durability and sheer firepower, their trade off is in mobility and speed.
Read the full blog post on the PlanetSide 2 site.