Hot off the heals of a successful Square Enix Collective campaign, the developer out of Kitchener Ontario made the decision to change the players perspective of the battlefield.
"As we reviewed all the feedback we’d received from the voters and fans, a change in perspective seemed to make sense. Though we are certainly inspired by the great pixel-art adventure games that have come before us, there is so much new and different about Legacy of the Copper Skies that helps it stand out from what’s come before that we felt comfortable going with a traditional view."
Here is a screenshot of the old perspective:
And here are some screenshots of the new top-down perspective: