If Larian thinks that people like them, then they are probably right. They certainly have access to much more accurate data than one survey.
Really? Then where are all the posts on these forums, the Steam forums, Larian's forums, Reddit which are wanting to have more surfaces? I don't recall seeing "There are not enough surfaces" as a serious complaint in this game.
Found another one poll that clearly shows people that are “crying out” for more surfaces