Helge Vogt, product marketing lead at Steinberg, told Sonic State, "We would like to give our customers running obsolete and smaller Cubase versions the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular feature sets of our latest incarnations of Cubase and Cubase Artist. Now is the time to jump on this offer!"
Here's Steinberg's description of Cubase:
Designed for discerning producers and musicians, Cubase encompasses pristine sound quality and workflow expedition alongside an abundant range of highly sophisticated audio and MIDI tools for composing, recording, editing and mixing. As a tailored solution specific to artists' creative needs, Cubase Artist offers a wide scope of tools and technologies for recording and producing music.
Cubase 6.5 and Cubase Artist 6.5 come with two new synthesizers, Retrologue and Padshop, and more effects the likes of the three-band DJ-EQ, powerful MorphFilter and the next version of VST Amp Rack. Other enhancements and new features include lane comping optimization, improved quantization capabilities and FLAC audio compression.
Pricing and Availability:
Effective from July 2, 2012, until August 31, 2012, this price-reduced upgrade offer to Cubase 6.5 applies to Cubase LE 4/5/6 and Cubase AI 4/5/6 customers as well as Cubase SX/SL 1/2/3, Cubase SE 3, Studio Case 2, Sequel 2/3, Cubase Essential 4/5 and Cubase Elements 6 customers. The upgrade offer to Cubase Artist 6.5 applies to Cubase LE 4/5/6 and Cubase AI 4/5/6 customers as well as Cubase SE 3, Studio Case 2 and Sequel 2/3 customers.
The time-limited upgrade offer to Cubase 6.5 is available through the Steinberg Online Shop and authorized Steinberg resellers for only EUR 399, including German VAT, and GBP 337, including British VAT. The time-limited upgrade offer to Cubase Artist 6.5 is available through the Steinberg Online Shop and authorized Steinberg resellers for only EUR 149, including German VAT, and GBP 126, including British VAT.