Why was the Mongoose's passenger seat changed?

I don’t really understand what could possibly be the reason for justifying changing the Mongoose’s passenger seat to this rear-facing seat. This changes how the passenger operates because since firing forward (in the direction the driver is moving) is now too awkward, one has to settle for waiting for the driver to go past enemies then shooting at them while they are behind the mongoose (which is now the direction the passenger is facing because of the change). Ironically, the seat offers a teensy bit more protection to the driver since shots fired from behind may impact it instead of the driver, but what about when a passenger is riding? Sure, the old mongoose passenger seat didn’t offer any more protection, but it just felt better somehow…

Using a mongoose in Warzone Firefight is already difficult enough without a passenger, but I rarely use them in such cases unless I want to get somewhere fast, since I don’t use sprint, and even if I were to use one with the intention of having a passenger, it is too difficult for them to do anything to those super accurate bullet sponges…

I probably could have done a much better job with this thread, but in this case I really couldn’t as I am not too good at explaining my thoughts. Still, I hope everyone got what I was trying to highlight regarding the passenger seat. And now, to poke fun at the unusual repetiveness I displayed here, count the number of times I used the word ‘passenger’…

My guess would be they wanted it to be easier for someone to shoot at enemies chasing you.

Well, it does look a little weird facing the driver, like your spooning them gently or something, lol

Does it affect anything functionally? I’m not sure, which is why I’m asking. Admittedly, I don’t sit in the passenger seat basically ever, so I’m not sure if firing forward is different from firing behind. I know your Spartan swings their weapon around visually, but I’m not sure if that affects the weapon behavior functionally. Not sure if that is clear or not.

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> Well, it does look a little weird facing the driver, like your spooning them gently or something, lol

It will be hard to look at images involving the old seating style in the same way lol.

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> Does it affect anything functionally? I’m not sure, which is why I’m asking. Admittedly, I don’t sit in the passenger seat basically ever, so I’m not sure if firing forward is different from firing behind.
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> > Well, it does look a little weird facing the driver, like your spooning them gently or something, lol
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> It will be hard to look at images involving the old seating style in the same way lol.

Honestly, and good luck getting to 152!

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> I don’t really understand what could possibly be the reason for justifying changing the Mongoose’s passenger seat to this rear-facing seat. This changes how the passenger operates because since firing forward (in the direction the driver is moving) is now too awkward, one has to settle for waiting for the driver to go past enemies then shooting at them while they are behind the mongoose (which is now the direction the passenger is facing because of the change). Ironically, the seat offers a teensy bit more protection to the driver since shots fired from behind may impact it instead of the driver, but what about when a passenger is riding? Sure, the old mongoose passenger seat didn’t offer any more protection, but it just felt better somehow…
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> Using a mongoose in Warzone Firefight is already difficult enough without a passenger, but I rarely use them in such cases unless I want to get somewhere fast, since I don’t use sprint, and even if I were to use one with the intention of having a passenger, it is too difficult for them to do anything to those super accurate bullet sponges…
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> I probably could have done a much better job with this thread, but in this case I really couldn’t as I am not too good at explaining my thoughts. Still, I hope everyone got what I was trying to highlight regarding the passenger seat. And now, to poke fun at the unusual repetiveness I displayed here, count the number of times I used the word ‘passenger’…

>since I don’t use sprint

my sides

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> > I don’t really understand what could possibly be the reason for justifying changing the Mongoose’s passenger seat to this rear-facing seat. This changes how the passenger operates because since firing forward (in the direction the driver is moving) is now too awkward, one has to settle for waiting for the driver to go past enemies then shooting at them while they are behind the mongoose (which is now the direction the passenger is facing because of the change). Ironically, the seat offers a teensy bit more protection to the driver since shots fired from behind may impact it instead of the driver, but what about when a passenger is riding? Sure, the old mongoose passenger seat didn’t offer any more protection, but it just felt better somehow…
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> > Using a mongoose in Warzone Firefight is already difficult enough without a passenger, but I rarely use them in such cases unless I want to get somewhere fast, since I don’t use sprint, and even if I were to use one with the intention of having a passenger, it is too difficult for them to do anything to those super accurate bullet sponges…
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> > I probably could have done a much better job with this thread, but in this case I really couldn’t as I am not too good at explaining my thoughts. Still, I hope everyone got what I was trying to highlight regarding the passenger seat. And now, to poke fun at the unusual repetiveness I displayed here, count the number of times I used the word ‘passenger’…
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I played the older games. There was no need for sprint then, and I have no need for it now. It is simply a matter of choice and preference.

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> > > I don’t really understand what could possibly be the reason for justifying changing the Mongoose’s passenger seat to this rear-facing seat. This changes how the passenger operates because since firing forward (in the direction the driver is moving) is now too awkward, one has to settle for waiting for the driver to go past enemies then shooting at them while they are behind the mongoose (which is now the direction the passenger is facing because of the change). Ironically, the seat offers a teensy bit more protection to the driver since shots fired from behind may impact it instead of the driver, but what about when a passenger is riding? Sure, the old mongoose passenger seat didn’t offer any more protection, but it just felt better somehow…
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> > > I probably could have done a much better job with this thread, but in this case I really couldn’t as I am not too good at explaining my thoughts. Still, I hope everyone got what I was trying to highlight regarding the passenger seat. And now, to poke fun at the unusual repetiveness I displayed here, count the number of times I used the word ‘passenger’…
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> I played the older games. There was no need for sprint then, and I have no need for it now. It is simply a matter of choice and preference.

same here, but im just imagining your average game of FF, walking for a couple minutes to get sniped by a jackal xD

do you use thrust or ads?

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> > > > I don’t really understand what could possibly be the reason for justifying changing the Mongoose’s passenger seat to this rear-facing seat. This changes how the passenger operates because since firing forward (in the direction the driver is moving) is now too awkward, one has to settle for waiting for the driver to go past enemies then shooting at them while they are behind the mongoose (which is now the direction the passenger is facing because of the change). Ironically, the seat offers a teensy bit more protection to the driver since shots fired from behind may impact it instead of the driver, but what about when a passenger is riding? Sure, the old mongoose passenger seat didn’t offer any more protection, but it just felt better somehow…
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> > > > Using a mongoose in Warzone Firefight is already difficult enough without a passenger, but I rarely use them in such cases unless I want to get somewhere fast, since I don’t use sprint, and even if I were to use one with the intention of having a passenger, it is too difficult for them to do anything to those super accurate bullet sponges…
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> > > > I probably could have done a much better job with this thread, but in this case I really couldn’t as I am not too good at explaining my thoughts. Still, I hope everyone got what I was trying to highlight regarding the passenger seat. And now, to poke fun at the unusual repetiveness I displayed here, count the number of times I used the word ‘passenger’…
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> same here, but im just imagining your average game of FF, walking for a couple minutes to get sniped by a jackal xD
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> do you use thrust or ads?

Ugh, the Prometheans with their homing weapons are a nightmare! Jackals with snipers seem quite rare in Warzone Firefight. Yes, I do use thrust, and I do use the ‘aim down sight’, although I don’t particularly like the latter.

I think it’s because of the gungoose, so you can be shooting backwards while the driver is shooting forwards

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> I think it’s because of the gungoose, so you can be shooting backwards while the driver is shooting forwards

Ah, now that makes a bit of sense. However, wouldn’t the previous design still be better? The gungoose is already tricky enough to use as it is, and in the event that it misses the target, or fails to take it out completely, a forward facing passenger would be aware of the situation and finish off the target for the driver. Similarly, the passenger could whittle down targets for the driver to do away with.

Maybe I am just biased towards the older passenger seat design. It did look much nicer, you know? Plus, it was more unique from a design standpoint. The new one is just a chair. A plain, old, rear facing chair.