Not optimization, not content, not meta/balance changes.
WW3's biggest issue to this day, IMO, is the October 2018 launch. Somewhere over 10K people tried to play, and very few could get in. It left a very poor and defining reputation on the game. I still see this issue referenced above all others in forums/reddit when anyone mentions WW3.
It was very unfortunate and arguably poorly handled, regarding the launch. But I think it's a real shame that people are ignoring the game because o