This is an update to the policy identified in “Be careful to update Photoshop before it is too late!“.
Adobe appear to have compromised on their policy, offering a delay to users of CS3 and CS4:
- c|net: Adobe has change of heart for CS6 upgrade pricing
- Practical Photoshop: New Photoshop CS6 upgrade policy: Adobe changes its mind…
Here is John Nack’s explanation and Adobe’s statement: