I hope it's the 3039 SW, 'cause i like this era the best. Eversince MW3 i'm hoping for a a game that plays during
Who's a Victor Davion in comparison to his father Hanse, or Katherine Steiner in comparison to Katerina, her grandmother? The only exception here is house Liao, Maximilian the choleric who has such a hate toward house Davion, his doughter Romano, that makes look Emperor Cartagia from B5 like a boyscout.
And last but not least Sun Tzu, who is a cold, cunning, guileful, smart badass.
Not that i think Victor and Co. aren't interessting, it's just that i like the "early" years better.
Also the mechs from this era are almost cooler then later designs, the Marauder for instance, one of my favorites since i've read the Grey Death Trilogy.
The Battletech universe has a lot to offer story wise, i hope that the DEVs of that game ( if it is a game... )
don't **** it up and release a FPS style shooter like M$ did with MW4. [/end rant]