What would you think about elites getting bonus from HP/dmg upgrade for your infantry and vehicles ?
They would get % bonus to damage and health/armour according to what you have researched
What am I expecting from this, well bringing some more escalation to games, some elites are absolutely useless while some are overpowered but for example only in early game and giving them flat dmg nerf would turn them into trash.
This could bring some "balance" to this, elites that are overpowered could still be overpowered but slightly later in the game after you get research and instead only nuking early game units they could bring their damage to late game too.
Some elites are completely useless in early game and this could help them a bit while not giving them simply new patchnotes with +50 dmg.
And in reverse some late game elites can give you instant win when you focus only on deploying them. (often in 3v3 games when you are saving your EP and deploy directly knight elite you can win faster than some cheese build). With this you could still make them strong, maybe with all 3 upgrades even stronger than now, but they wouldnt be instant roflstomp when released in first escalation phase.
I know it would bring lot of trouble to balance and maybe not even work.
I am not saying this would be good in the end, or that they must immediately add it. Its just an idea, a topic for discussion so think about it and discuss.