Con: Sucks the core right out of the idea of the "modding community", which was all about labors of love to make their games better and more expansive.
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IF the game does announce F2P/B2P, I suspect that the population would increase, if history is any indication.
Right now to mine, you fire at an asteroid and analyze the chunk that you carve out of it. If you like it, you have to approach it and scoop it into your cargo hold. You need to repeat this over and over to fill your hold, and the longer the fragments float in space, the more they degrade, and the less refined material you get.
Drones will scan asteroids for their composition, and when you find one you like, you can start shootin'. Collection drones will scoop up the fragments so you don't need to chase them down.
But they're introducing high and low intensity extraction sites, like they did with high and low conflict zones. These extraction sites will be patrolled by pirates and other NPC enemies, varying in intensity based on the HIGH (more) or LOW (fewer) designation.
Whereas before you could hit an asteroid belt/extraction site and probably get by without encountering anyone else (player or NPC), it now sounds like you'd be better off taking a Wing of backup to watch your ass while you carve rock.
Empirically, it sounds like a good idea -- it's what EVE does -- but for some this is going to trade of the boredom of current mining for the inaccessibility of mining without a wing-man or two.
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