Two things that will revolutionalize Cubase when they arrive

MIDI 2 and Touch.
For Touch and Cubase see the Raven controller. For MIDI 2 information - check out

Together they will mean: No tedious set up for instruments -easy talk both ways between hardware or software and CUbase including dials and presets.
No need for physical faders touch reality for Cubase 12

I have a touchscreen and run my mixer console on it sometimes. It’s great and you could actually use it like a looper by touching tracks to change the during recording. there is a tutorial on YouTube about it. I’ve been doing this for about three or four years so it’s definitely not new. Cheers