Now that Maya 2016 is out, you may notice that the mental ray plugin is now a separate installation. This is a good thing for updating.

While it is possible to locate the download through Maya 2016 Help, we thought we'd save you a bit of time with giving you its direct location here:

The new plugin has a lot of changes, and we're preparing a series of blogs for it. So hopefully you know about and keep tuned in.