Das technische Fundament für die Söldnergefechte, die wohl ab Mitte 2012 stattfinden werden, stammt dabei aus Frankfurt/Main: Wie die Entwickler verlauten lassen, macht sich MWO die CryEngine 3.0 von Crytek zu Nutze.
"MechWarrior Online delivers a rich online experience, rewarding everything a player does with experience points, C-Bills, unlocks, and recognition. Upgrade skills and refine your role in gameplay using an all-new leveling system, and up-to-the minute detailed player statistics allow you to compare, track and share your progress with other players. [...]
MechWarrior® Online™ will focus on four distinct pillars
- Mech Warfare, the embodiment of Mech to Mech combat.
- Role Warfare, the ability for player’s to customize their experience to suit their own style of gameplay.
- Community Warfare, the ability to let the players take part in epic combat for territorial control.
- Information Warfare, an element on the battlefield that incorporates information technology to help control the fight."