As you might have heard, Rock Band™ 3 brings the opportunity to enter the world of real musicianship to the music gaming world with its revolutionary Pro Mode. Harmonix has partnered with Fender to provide an amazing new guitar peripheral for this exciting feature. The Rock Band 3 Squier Stratocaster is a fully functional, full-sized, six-string electric guitar that also functions as a game controller.
The Rock Band 3 Squier Stratocaster uses technology built into the neck and fingerboard of the guitar to track finger positions in real time. The guitar also transmits strum data for the six individual strings, allowing the game to give feedback to players as they make the leap from rhythm game rocking to real world skills.
You can play Rock Band 3's Pro Mode with this guitar, then turn around and plug it into a real amp to rock out loud. For all those gamers who want to learn to play a real guitar after playing hours of Rock Band, now you can do both.
Additional information about the Fender Squier Stratocaster will be released in the coming months. For all your Rock Band 3 news, including more details about Pro Mode and the peripherals, stay tuned to RockBand.com's Rock Band 3 News page.