There are two main factions, or global teams, battling for control: The Resistance and the Enlightened.
You will select your Faction after the Initial Briefing. This choice is final.
Join the Enlightened
Faction attempting to help the Shapers infiltrate Earth. Followers believe that the Shapers bring a powerful enlightenment that will lift humankind.
Join the Resistance
Faction defending the Earth from the Shaper ingression. They are seen by some as being fearful of change or progress, but the Resistance is firm in its belief that it is protecting humanity.