Upon leveling through completing missions, objectives, or through exploration, the player can assign skill points to increase his research or combat power.
The global ranking board introduces a competitive layer to the game.
Created player characters, unlocked levels, or items, are stored on a server. This helps to preserve game progress, and eventually may be extended with game features such as a spectator mode, or to join up with another player. However, multiplayer functionality will not be included in the initial game version.