Either way, even $80-$100m is still a boatload of money, and from what we've seen so far they seem to be aiming for polish and quality.
I can't wait for fully voiced quests, gone are the days of pages of text in a window you ignore, as you click accept \\o/
But this is such a huge thing. It makes everything 100x better. This is the first "mmo" I've actually gotten really into story wise.
I'm just hoping the world opens up a little more. I never got my ship because I only got to test 2 of 4 days. People were saying it does but from 1-15 you were plopped into a single area.
When you finish the mission line you hop ship to another planet. There is no zoning into another zone ala WoW. (afaik)