Well, Font Bureau has just released their update of Neue Haas Grotesk, as updated by Christian Schwartz.
Looks great, right? Well you better hope you work for an agency or something, because there's no 1-user license. The complete font of 22 styles starts at 2-5, for the low low price of $1232. Even if you want to buy individual weights, you have to buy a 2-5 user license, so that's $80 each.
Can somebody please explain to me why this update to Helvetica is worth that much? Especially when that $1200 could get me ...
This Air superfamily of 81 weights ($999): http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/positype/air/
All 64 weights of Gotham ($1196): http://www.typography.com/fonts/font_styles.php?productLineID=100008
All 32 weights of Knockout ($799): http://www.typography.com/fonts/font_styles.php?productLineID=100013
ALL FIVE FONT FAMILIES IN THIS LIST ($1277): http://www.myfonts.com/users/gikrs2alzi/albums/603578/
I just don't get it.