I see NI have just started with a subscription offering.....'Komplete Now'

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SLiC
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8384 posts since 2 Dec, 2004 from North Wales

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:29 am

And Discuss! *Note* This isn't an 'everything' subscription, its just a few of NI's products...

£8.99/MONTH
Premium sounds on tap, cancel any time, let’s go.

£89.00/YEAR
If you know you’re going to stick around, you can buy a year up front and save 17%.

https://www.native-instruments.com/en/s ... plete-now/

https://www.native-instruments.com/en/
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wvshpr
KVRist
98 posts since 29 Dec, 2016

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:31 am

BIIIIG surprise.

I think I'll pass on it, but that's a-ok.

SLiC
KVRAF

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8384 posts since 2 Dec, 2004 from North Wales

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:35 am

If it means they start updating more often (hello all the new promised 'rapid fire' amps for Guitar Rig 6!!) then let it rip- I own all the stuff anyway, so no subscription from me...
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Examigan
KVRAF
6357 posts since 15 Sep, 2005 from East Coast of the USA

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:36 am

I am usually online anyway, but for others here this may be an issue:

"Once installed, you can use all our products offline, but you’ll have to connect through NATIVE ACCESS once per month to verify your subscription."

wvshpr
KVRist
98 posts since 29 Dec, 2016

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:38 am

NI is a shadow of what they were in the early 2000s. The investor interest will probably eventually lead to sub-only.

I don't care. NI is a f**king shit show of a company and I'm in the process of moving away from their products asap.

SLiC
KVRAF

Topic Starter

8384 posts since 2 Dec, 2004 from North Wales

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:43 am

I am still very disappointed that they didn't deliver all the new modelled amps we were promised with GR6 and Massive X could use some love...still, there are some great products in the NI portfolio (I have 13U an S49 MK2) so I hope they keep going but I am not sure this will help...there are already too many subscription based offerings, it's a over saturated saturated market.
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ShawnG
KVRian
987 posts since 27 Apr, 2005

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:45 am

I would rather do a sub for Komplete (ultimate in my case) than the usual having to wait years for the new stuff to be bundled, but this isn’t that.  So…

SLiC
KVRAF

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8384 posts since 2 Dec, 2004 from North Wales

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:49 am

ShawnG wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:45 am
I would rather do a sub for Komplete (ultimate in my case) than the usual having to wait years for the new stuff to be bundled, but this isn’t that.  So…
They used to do exactly that about a decade ago...I can remember what it was called (but I bet it began with a 'K') but it didn't work (for me) as sometimes you could go a year and they didn't launch anything!
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SirkusPi
KVRist
451 posts since 14 Aug, 2012

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:55 am

Am I confused? I'd assumed the subscription service would include all NI products, but it seems to include only a tiny, tiny fraction (not to mention no Kontakt, Reaktor, or Guitar Rig). I kind of feel like I must be misunderstanding. Even if I were inclined to a subscription--which I'm not--why would anyone do this? Or, again, am I confused about what's on offer here?

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lotus2035
KVRAF
4455 posts since 5 May, 2005 from Stockholm, Sweden

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:00 am

If it was Komplete Ultimate I might consider it, but it's not, it's "a curated bundle of essential, on-trend instruments and effects..." i.e. Most of their stuff is not included.

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mellotronaut
KVRAF
9990 posts since 2 Jan, 2005 from somewhere in the woods

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:03 am

in my case it would be called "De-Complete Now" and generally it should be called "In-Complete Now"
"It dreamed itself along"

SirkusPi
KVRist
451 posts since 14 Aug, 2012

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:03 am

lotus2035 wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:00 am
If it was Komplete Ultimate I might consider it, but it's not, it's "a curated bundle of essential, on-trend instruments and effects..." i.e. Most of their stuff is not included.
Exactly. This is $9.99 per month for a tiny sliver of NI's product line (and, by and large, the least interesting / useful to me sliver to boot).
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fese
KVRAF
1851 posts since 14 Sep, 2004 from $HOME

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:04 am

Snore…

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ThomasHelzle
KVRAF
5891 posts since 9 Dec, 2008 from Berlin

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:08 am

Screw them.
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lotus2035
KVRAF
4455 posts since 5 May, 2005 from Stockholm, Sweden

Post Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:10 am

SirkusPi wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:03 am
lotus2035 wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:00 am
If it was Komplete Ultimate I might consider it, but it's not, it's "a curated bundle of essential, on-trend instruments and effects..." i.e. Most of their stuff is not included.
Exactly. This is $9.99 per month for a tiny sliver of NI's product line (and, by and large, the least interesting / useful to me sliver to boot).
It's like subscribing to Komplete Elements. What a gyp. :nutter:

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