Wow, I'll need coffee to unpack that...
Nope. Don't need to. A subscription is not ownership. If you "own" something, it's helpful to be clear on it. I have not been able to ascertain from your comments just what functionality you find in Adobe...and not in Affinity.
If you don't see a value...for you...in Affinity, that's for you to decide. But, honestly, you just seem like you are here to complain...not seek information.
Btw... Has anyone addressed your sunny personality, yet? No? Let me be the first.