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Upgrade Path for MPC 2.0


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Article updated 11-28-2017

With the full version of MPC 2.0 now available, you may be wondering: Am I eligible for a free upgrade to MPC 2.0? Look no further! This article will discuss the different upgrade paths available for MPC 2.0.

 

Am I eligible for a free upgrade to MPC 2.0?

The following MPC owners are eligible for a free upgrade:

  • All registered MPC Touch, MPC Live, and MPC X owners.
  • All MPC Studio Black owners who purchased their MPC new on or after January 1st, 2017 from an authorized dealer.

The following MPC owners are eligible to purchase the full MPC 2.0 software at an upgrade price:

  • MPC Studio, MPC Studio Black, and MPC Renaissance owners who purchased their MPC before January 1st, 2017 are eligible to update to MPC 2.0 for $99.
  • MPC Element and MPK 2 series owners (MPK225, MPK249 and MPK261) are eligible to upgrade MPC Essentials to the full MPC 2.0 software for $149.99. 

 

Where do I download the MPC 2.0 software?

All MPC Live, MPC X, and MPC Touch users will automatically receive the latest version of MPC 2.0 and necessary authorization code through their Akai Pro account pages. 

All MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, MPC Studio Black, MPC Element and MPK 2 series users will receive their promo code to purchase the software from the Akai Pro webstore where they will receive the necessary download links and authorization code. All except MPC Studio Black users will receive this promo code and a link to the webstore in their Akai Pro account. 

 

Where do I find the promo code for my MPC Studio Black?

If you have an MPC Studio Black registered to your Akai Pro account, regardless of the purchase or registration date, you will have received an email with the appropriate promo code and a link to our webstore. Follow the link and use the promo code to obtain your software upgrade. 

 

I can't find the email for my MPC Studio Black. What do I do?

Don't worry! Reach to our Tech Support team and we can help get you back up and running. 

 

How do I activate the MPC 2.0 software?

If you've used the MPC software, you may notice that the 2.0 authorization process is a little different. For a walkthrough, check out our video below and use our guide on license management to keep track of your activations:

 

Further Technical Support

Got more questions? We're happy to help!

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own an Akai Professional product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Akai Professional technical support team is available to help! Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: phone support, email support.