Photoshop: Why does Photoshop need updates once a month?

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"Why does Photoshop need updates once a month? I've never noticed a single
difference."
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Photoshop CS4 itself has had a total of 2 updates in the past 4 plus years. (Released Oct. 2008)

Photoshop CS5 itself has had a total of 4 updates in the past ~2 years.

Even with quarterly updates for Camera Raw to add new camera support, that's well less than 'once a month.'

If you want to know what's in an update, or why to update, see the following article:

Keeping Photoshop Up-To-Date