Yeah... I'm sure the average console gamer would be real happy to keep getting pwned by the average PC gamers. No, if they were to make it cross platform they would have to simplify the controls.
At any rate, it still doesn't negate the development. As an MMO is in perpetual development it slows down content releases.
"I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it." Thomas Jefferson