I think the eye patch is because when hope cured him of the t-o virus it didn't fix the ravaged parts thus he has lost an eye and is using cybernetics to replace 1arm
when he was cured by hope, both his arms are fine. and it was his left eye that suffered from the T/O virus. i think its just laziness from the creative team. this could have been a great opportunity to have cable as an active powerhouse kickin butt all over the MU.
Cyclops has been given a raw deal by writers. he unifies his people when they are the brink of extinction and for his trouble he is made out to be a dictator and militaristic nut-case. Cyke gets a huge raw deal and he takes it on the chin and continues to try and do write by his people.
wolverine on the other, always a loner suddenly becomes the shinning light and greatest leader the x-men have ever had. pfft. whatevs