It's not because they can't afford it. It's not WOW TBC Gold because they cannot afford it. It's now a clear cash-grabbing game that involves more spoon feeding and handholding.
SOM will face the same fate as traditional due to small changes. Their "first step" isn't enough. It is possible to make small changes that can take just minutes, and which can lead to significant modifications. This could create the most unique experience. Simply cheap WOW Classic TBC Gold put this game has lost all enthusiasm. This is why the OP post of dissatisfaction is invented.