I haven't a clue, having been lazy keeping up with it. That said I preordered
I'd get it just for the PVE but definitely want to see PVP goodies. We need more, much more.
Ilum 2.0 or substitute? (inb4 hero engine sucks too much)
Gear yeah... Should be something but 1.6 just leveled things off a bit. I can't imagine them dropping in Super Supreme War Master a few months later with big stat increases. But, given gear history I wouldn't be shocked.