Since this “game” is trying to appropriate many aspects of other games, why not take a feature that is very useful: allow us to combine several low tier bronze mods into silver, then combine silver into gold?
Was thinking about how much longer it now takes to get a character competitive. No longer can you just level and max AR, and pair with a good weapon. You now have to level, ascend, max both rushes (sometimes), get the right mods and level those mods, plus pair with a decent weapon that may or not be bound. For a ftp player, it is not an exaggeration when I say it can take months to get a character ready.
Let us combine useless mods into something useful.