People "paid full price for it" because what they are buying is a full game.
What they have now is not a full game and not what they paid for. What they have now is preferential access to an incomplete build of a game still in full development. Which is where the "early" part of "early access" comes from.
Originally Posted by Riandor
As for Tuco's point about bugs over core... fixing graphical crashes to ensure that people can play IS more important that party member size and movement. In essence, that is CORE and what we want is the flavour on top and you know that you and I have similar views and wish lists.
I never experienced a single client crash so far, for what it matters.