You can say it's some sort of evolutionary improvement and we'll "never go back..."
It's an evolutionary improvement and we'll never go back.
That's just the truth.
Yes, in time it will appear dated, just as the effects from older Star Trek
movies and TV shows - or older Star Wars
, for that matter - appear limited now. That said, the current techniques and approach will be superceded by something else new that people respond to - not a return to the "traditions" that older viewers are longing for.