GameReactor have posted a new article containing interviews with Ed Boon and Derek Kirtzic. In the interviews they discuss NRS' latest innovation, the Gear system.
One new piece of information gained from this article, is that Gear can be sold for in-game currency which can be used to buy more Motherboxes. This could be particularly useful for character specialists who have acquired gear for characters they have no intention of using any longer, and still have rare items to unlock for their main:
"Kirtzic assured us. You can even sell gear from Motherboxes for currency, which can then be used to buy more Motherboxes, if you want of course."
You can read more here:
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New Ed Boon and Derek Kirtzic Interview