I'm just curious to see what they'll do to convince 3rd person players to still buy cockpit items. I'm going to bet money that right as 3rd person drops, is when you'll see MC only decorations for your mech hull.
The Devs say it's because morons don't know how torso twist works. So, it's basically for morons.
In marketing terms, that's whats referred to as the "smokescreen".