256 is too small
Considering there are game play effects, a little justification is needed.
This is very unlikely to be implemented as CCP want more pilots taking an active role in a fight, not fewer.
Larger fleets mean fewer FC’s, and more F1 monkeys.
That’d double the amount of bytes needed to store the number of fleetmembers from Byte to Word. At that point then people could start arguing that a Word offers room for 64k participants (-1, because 0 doesn’t count).
Am i trolling? You can decide that for yourself! The OP didn’t actually provide anything meaningful and my post is both technically correct and on topic.
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