With the new changes to the gearing system there will no longer be any excuse why someone didnt reach a high rank in arena each season. Being a player that has hit 2200 before, i know that when i face teams that have T2 weapons or outgear me by a large margin and they win, it is easy to say "well they beat me because they out gear me". With these new changes and everyone having access to all the gear it will no longer be a gear issue now it will be a skill issue. The top pvpers will be able to wear their titles w more honor than before because when someone looks at them they know they had access to the same gear they did and that person out performed them. I myself am looking forward to the competition and cnat wait for the new season.