In the fallout of the cancellation announcement, Redigit has outright admitted that he never saw Terraria as anything more than "a testing ground" and that his heart was never truly into it. When the fans naturally got pissed by this, he retaliated by refusing to let the new content of the console port be added to the original platform in any way, shape or form.
Elements of the community are angry that there is still not any official mod support but have found various ways to make mods for the game anyway.
Each new patch seems to do this to at least one item. So far, the Aqua Scepter, Molten Armor, Phoenix Blaster, Muramasa, Rocket Boots, Spectral Armor, Rod of Discord, and Star Cannon have all been brought down to size. A few of these proved so unpopular they were subsequently reversed or replaced — the Star Cannon had its high fire rate restored, while the new Demon and Angel Wings, when worn along with the Rocket Boots, allow for much higher vertical flight combined with negation of fall damage.
One that is actually a blessing in disguise is the Hamdrax being reduced to the Drax, removing its hammer capabilities. This makes it much more useful for removing indoor bricks without also removing the back wall.
Interestingly, 184.108.40.206 nerfs the spread of Crimson, Corruption, and Hallow in Hardmode.