Do you qualify for the CS6 update pricing? Now that the Photoshop CS6 Beta is out, people are again asking about their upgrade eligibility.
There has been a lot of confusion regarding which versions of Photoshop, and the Creative Suites, would be upgrade-able, and after what dates. Many point to Adobe’s shifting policy statements for this confusion. There have been several differing notices ( see links at bottom of post) from Adobe contributing to the misunderstandings. To be fair, some of this kind of confusion also comes up every time Adobe releases a new version.
In order to clear the air, hopefully, there is an officially published online document explaining the Adobe policy to date:
Upgrade policy after product announcement – Adobe Official Upgrade Policy Page
This also goes some way to explaining about the time-frame within which your purchase of current software will qualify you for the upgrade.
The info on that page supersedes some previous upgrade details covered in the following posts:
A quick look around the net shows that there is still a lot of misinformation about the move up to CS6 especially regarding upgrading and pricing.
Again, we recommend that you stick to the official Adobe page for the correct info: Upgrade policy
We hope this helps.