Paul Acevedo: "From the moment it boots up, it’s clear that Armored Core V is designed as an online multiplayer experience. Your first task is to create a public profile and then either join a team (i.e. clan) or form one of your own. Teams can hold up to 20 people, each person’s mission progress contributing to the team’s overall level. There are numerous benefits to entering one of these alliances, such as access to better AC (mech) parts in the store as your team levels up. We’ll get to the rest in a bit."