I agree with the night being really dark. While we all have a flashlight (hit X to turn it on) it isn't very powerful - and is pretty much useless if you're sprinting. That said, I did read one thread where they were still developing some forms of lighting, so I wonder if the nights will stay as dark as they are now or get brighter by other indirect sources.
Since you got the big founder's pack you have the LGV Chopper to drive around, so that should speed travel up a bit. However, I believe they have mentioned that faster modes of travel will eventually get put into the game - like shuttles between major cities (like Trans-Hub and Copacabana, etc.). Beta still has a long way to go. Click the link and scroll down to where it says: WE'RE IN BETA. OUR LAUNCH? SOON™
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