Propellerhead Software has released Reason 10.1 which features sample loading in Europa and support for new Player devices. To celebrate the launch of Reason 10.1 Propellerhead is offering a time-limited offer. If you buy the Reason Upgrade you will get Propellerhead’s new Drum Sequencer for free worth $69 but this offer ends on May 31st, 2018.
Five12 is the modular company of Jim Coker, famed for the Numerology software sequencer. He's now working in hardware, and the Vector is a very Numerology-like sequencer.
Devon Hughes of Elektron shows us the Digitakt hardware sampler and sequencer, a very immediate tool for sampling external sound sources and synths, tweaking them, and creating grooves.
Perhaps there is not a lot to change, but when DAW creators announce new features to their DAW such as arrange, or loop based pattern creation as if they've just discovered fire then one has to wonder if we've come that far in the last few decades?