Patch clearly means patch. A support person wouldn't use that word to mean "next software package."
They've already released one patch, a few weeks ago, correcting the child sort order issue and some other things. That's good speed for software that was only released in November.
And the Ancestry iPhone App has likewise gone through regular updates -- today they released a big one that doubled the included features.
They're showing that they're committed to regularly improving and updating their software.