Originally Posted by X-Maniac
Yes but adding random characters who don't really fit or belong has been one of the main criticisms of this series. I'd imagine they don't want a repeat of the grumbling about why Havok and Angel Salvadore were in First Class or Emma and Cyclops in XMO: Wolverine.
I really don't think they care at this point. That same grumbling has been around since the first X-Men.