Adding hero versions of Redeemer battles and giving an exclusive title for it seems like some of the biggest pandering to the pay to win crowd since I've started playing this game around seven years ago. Something for the hardcore spend-a-grand-on-gachapon-lootboxes sect that makes up the top tier of this game's tiny playerbase. Hard not to see this as dismissive to your average player when there's massive server issues going on right now (ghost boats, good ol fashion freezing and crashing, etc).
Suppose the writing's been on the wall for a while though. The stripping away of Hero and Macha and other side content, the gimmicky succubi and thrones, the 'content' they added that was taking two previous raids and arbitrarily putting them together. Just doesn't really seem like something the game NEEDS right now.