They have completely remade the training (from passive to gears-based) so players now have to grind for some time to skill up.
Character advancement has improved, with new attributes balancing, domains and new disciplines.
Caravans, mounts and refineries are now in the game.
Performances have improved quite a lot, good news for large-scale PvP!
There are still gruesome mechanics in the game ; necromancy, grave digging, sacrifices to the gods, etc.
If any wants to try the game for free, just register an account on the official website and you'll receive an invite soon.