I love playing dress up in games. If there is an ounce of customization I will sink hours into making myself the snazziest looking motherfucker in the game. That said, I hate hate hate when outfits are tied to stats. Let me look however I want to look damnit!
This most recently has come up with the new God of War. I wanted to maximize luck which meant that I was pretty much forced to wear Tyr’s armor the whole game (and I don’t actually like how it looks).
Xenoverse 2 was able to solve this problem entirely though the use of QQ Bangs, which negate and replace the stats on your clothes with stats of your choosing. Why doesn’t every game do this!?!?!?
So what do you think? Do stats being tied to outfits bother you? Do you dress for form or function?