We are biologically programmed to understand the directionality of sound - if you weren’t good at it, good luck not getting eaten.
Do it for yourself. Don’t think about other people’s opinion or expectations to what they think you are producing.
With external amplifiers, the developers don’t know what amplifier and speaker will go together. However, with active crossovers, we can specify the amplifiers to perfectly match our drive units making sure they work together holistically. We know both parts