Cambridge, Mass. – January 4th, 2013 – Harmonix today announced that tracks from Foster the People, Foo Fighters, and Maroon 5 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™
On January 8th, tracks previously available as part of Rock Band Blitz will be made available for download on the Rock Band Music Store! These tracks include Foster the People’s hit “Pumped Up Kicks,” Foo Fighters’ “These Days” and Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger,” which features vocals by Christina Aguilera!
Additionally, “Foster The People Pack 01” will be available, which bundles “Pumped Up Kicks” along with the previously released Foster the People tracks “Helena Beat” and “Don’t Stop (Color on the Walls)”!
Harmonix is also excited to launch a new addition to its Rock Band Facebook companion app, Rock Band World – Rock Band Blitz Tournaments! Each week, players can participate in three tournaments, competing against their friends and the Rock Band community to win great prizes, including redeemable codes for downloadable content and more! For more information, head to http://www.rockband.com/forums/showthread.php?t=233054.
Available on Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation®3 system (January 8th, 2013):
Foster the People – “Pumped Up Kicks” O
Foo Fighters – “These Days”1
Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera – “Moves Like Jagger “ O
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system January 9th)
$5.49, £3.19 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points™) for the “Foster the People Pack 01”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points ™, 200 Wii Points™) per song
Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards.
** Dates and pricing for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
*Available on-disc, via download and disc export. Internet connection and export key purchase required. Wii™ Shop Channel has more than 1,500 song tracks available for purchase on the Rock Band platform on-disc, via song import, and download. Not applicable to Nintendo DS™.
1Previously released on Wii™ on August 28, 2012