That's fine, I think I can live with your disappointment What I couldn't live with is if the game turns out awesome and everybody is having a good time except Lyngs is sitting alone in his corner refusing to play with us!
Realistically though I think we've all seen enough MMO launches to know how this will play out: We'll have a bunch of people playing on launch and having fun together until a month or 3 later people start dropping out. This is my first new MMO that I can play with decent internet and in the same timezone as the rest of you since 2013, so I'm really looking forward to it.
This game right now could turn out one of two ways: a) Like ESO or Albion where it kind of dies off after launch and then keeps getting supported over a long period of time and turning out really great a year later with steady growth or b) like Anthem where the devs give up and shift resources elsewhere and it just kinda dies off. Just in case it's a) we'll be recruiting heavily as soon as people start dropping out (and we've already had a ton of interest from potential recruits) and keep plowing on. If it's b) then you "lose" 40 bucks but I'm fairly certain that everyone who is not already biased and bitter will get at least a month of fun out of this with the rest of the guild so what's the harm?