Propellerheads have just announced Reason 7 -with a host of new features and an enhanced Factory Sound Pack with more loops and sounds to get you started, Reason Essentials 2 has also been announced giving an entry level way in. With over 90 Rack Extensions already available, the Propellerheads boffins have focussed on "new creative and inspirational improvements for the mixer, the rack and the sequencer".
Anyone purchasing a qualifying product after March 1, 2013, will be entitled to an upgrade license and software download to be made available to you on the Reason 7 release day which we understand is Q2 - so April maybe?
The main new features in Reason 7 are:
Pricing & availability
Reason 7 and Reason Essentials 2 begin limited public beta testing today and will be available for purchase worldwide in Q2 of 2013 at the following suggested retail pricing:
|Reason 7||EUR €405 / USD $449|
|Reason Essentials 2||EUR €120 / USD $129|
|Reason 7 Upgrade (from any previous Reason version)||EUR €129 / USD $129|
|Reason Essentials 2 upgrade from previous versions||FREE|
|Balance (includes upgrade to Reason 7 for owners of previous versions of Reason)||EUR €429 / USD $449|
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