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Rock Band Price Cut for Europe, UK

Posted by Christophor Rick (TheSuperGuido), Sep 08, 2008 09:18

Rock Band continues its European invasion as Harmonix, and MTV Games along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. , today announced a European price cut for the Rock Band Instrument Edition on the Xbox 360.

In addition, Rock Band for the PS3 and PS2 and Wii will ship to retail and will be available in the UK the week of September 8th, in France the week of September 15th, in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria and Luxembourg the week of September 22nd and in Spain the week commencing September 29th. The Instrument Edition of Rock Band will retail for €139.99 in Europe and £109.99 in the United Kingdom for the Xbox 360, PS3 , PS2 and Wii.

Rock Band is an all-new platform for music fans and gamers to interact with music. The game challenges players to put together a band and tour for fame and fortune, mastering lead/bass guitar, drums and vocals. With more master recordings than any other music game, Rock Band features some of the world’s biggest rock artists and spans every genre of rock ranging from alternative and classic rock to heavy metal and punk.

In addition to the 58 tracks from the North American release, Rock Band will feature nine additional tracks including:

  •  Blur “Beetlebum” (English)*
  •  Oasis “Rock ‘n’ Roll Star” (English)
  •  Tokio Hotel “Monsoon” (English)
  •  Muse “Hysteria” (English)
  •  Les Wampas “Manu Chao” (French)
  •  Playmo “New Wave” (French)
  •  Die Toten Hosen “Hier Kommt Alex” (German)
  •  Juli “Perfekte Welle” (German)
  •  H-Block X “Countdown to Insanity” (German)


(*cover song)

In addition, Rock Band’s unprecedented library of more than 200 songs available for purchase and download to date in North America is now available in Europe for the Xbox 360 and PS3. All new Rock Band downloadable content will be available simultaneously in the US and Europe on a weekly basis. For a complete list of Rock Band songs available for purchase to date, please go to http://www.rockband.com/dlc.

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