Music-based game developer Harmonix, MTV Games, and distribution partner Electronic Arts have announced the arrival of ROCK BAND SPECIAL EDITION BUNDLE for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 at retail stores across America.
An all-new platform for music fans and gamers, ROCK BAND challenges players to put together a band and tour for fame and fortune -- all while learning to master lead/bass guitar, drums and vocals. Featuring the most master recordings of any music game performed by the world's biggest rock artists, ROCK BAND includes 58 tracks and spans every genre of rock, ranging from alternative and classic rock to heavy metal and punk. With multiple instruments and an impressive selection of online and offline game modes to choose from, and the ability to play as a band or individually, ROCK BAND offers an infinite number of ways to play each song. In addition, Harmonix and MTV Games are offering a lineup of new downloadable content including multi-song packs, full albums and individual tracks from some of rock and roll's greatest names.
ROCK BAND is slated for release on the PlayStation 2 on Dec. 18, 2007 in North America and will ship in Canada on Dec. 17th for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 2. The game will ship in Europe for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 2 in the first quarter of 2008.
EA is the exclusive distribution and marketing partner for ROCK BAND, managing distribution for the game in the U.S,, Europe and Australia.
ROCK BAND is rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, mild suggestive themes) by the ESRB.