It sounds cocky but it seems as if MWLL was ahead of it's time.
Or maybe 0.8.2 patch was da bomb. Or just timing now that MWO has gotten stale.
I'd say it's a combination of the three, badguy. 0.8 fixed a lot of what was wrong with balance, variants and most importantly INSTALLATION. The PR is skronger than ever, since there are actually people who are "in charge" of that now. Setting up a reddit was actually an awesome idea and the Discord channel is very popular, since you have a quick access to help, the community and even voicecomms.
And I think it's safe to say now that MWO has absolutely tanked. IMO there is no excuse for so many years of complete incompetence.