Kontakt 5 and Guitar Rig 5 Pro have also arrived with NI's latest flagship bundle.
This latest version of NI's complete software bundle comes with a total of 27 products. The newly announced version 5 of Guitar Rig and Kontakt are included, as are new additions such as the West Africa percussion instrument, the Studio Drummer drum production instrument, and a dynamic processing effect called Transient Master, which is yet to be released. A trio of the bundle's primary synths, Massive, Absynth and FM8, come with an additional 1,300 presets between them. (See the full range of included products here.)
Komplete 8 Ultimate, meanwhile, offers a total of 50 products, including everything bundled with Komplete 8, in addition to the full range of Komplete Instruments and Effects which comes on a dedicated USB 2.0 hard drive.
Komplete 8 and Komplete 8 Ultimate will be available as of September 2011 at a suggested retail price of $559/499 euros and $1099/999 euros respectively. Upgrades for existing Komplete owners will be available for $229/199 euros and $559/499 euros.