Native Instruments have announced they are discontinuing a long list of legacy products that will no longer be supported or available to buy directly. The list includes older versions of popular software like Absynth, Battery, Guitar Rig, Kontakt, Reaktor and Traktor. NI have also discontinued a series of collaborative products from the likes of East West and Zero G. The older app activation and management software Service Centre – which was replaced by Native Access – is also to be discontinued after May 31, 2020.
To clarify, NI said this step “means that already installed and activated products can still be used without limitation, but it is no longer possible to reinstall or reactivate any of these products on a new computer.” See the full list of products and an FAQ around the decision here. Native Instruments also recently announced a new update to Maschine, and also clarified a roadmap for the popular beat-making software and hardware combo.