Cambridge, Mass. – November 16th, 2012 – Harmonix today announced that singles from The Allman Brothers Band, The Band, Crossfade, Dragonforce, Modern English, and Nine Inch Nails are headed to the Rock Band™ Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™.
Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 1,400 artists and more than 4,000* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/songs). Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch on Nov. 20, 2007.
Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the controller-based rhythm-action title, Rock Band Blitz, available now on PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade!
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™
Harmonix is excited to celebrate the five year anniversary of the Rock Band franchise with the release of six singles from legendary artists, spanning six decades of music history!
A live version of The Band’s “The Weight,” originally released as a single in 1968, will be available starting on November 20th. The track is joined by The Allman Brothers Band’s instrumental, “Jessica,” which comes off the group’s 1973 album, Brothers and Sisters. New Wave post-punk band Modern English make their Rock Band debut with “I Melt With You,” from 1982’s After the Snow. From 1994’s The Downward Spiral, Nine Inch Nail’s popular “Closer” will also be available. Finally, Crossfade’s “Cold,” from the band’s 2004 self-titled record, and Dragonforce’s “Cry Thunder” from this year’s The Power Within, round out this exciting and eclectic collection of singles!
Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (November 20th, 2012):
The Allman Brothers Band – “Jessica” O X
The Band – “The Weight (live)” O X
Crossfade – “Cold”
Dragonforce – “Cry Thunder” O
Modern English – “I Melt With You” O
Nine Inch Nails – “Closer” O
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points ™, 200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (80 Microsoft Points™, 100 Wii Points™), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system November 21st)
Tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **