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“Born This Way” Single from Lady Gaga Available for Rock Band 3 Same Day As New Album, Plus Two More Gaga tracks and Foreigner Singles!

Born This Way, the second studio album from pop superstar Lady Gaga, hits shelves May 23, and fans can get the first single from the album, also titled “Born This Way”, for Rock Band 3 the same day. “Born This Way”, released in February, is Lady Gaga’s third No. 1 hit. The song debuted within the top five in more than 23 countries around the world. Lady Gaga Pack 02 will also feature “LoveGame” and “Paparazzi” from the singer’s first studio album, 2008’s The Fame. Lady Gaga received six Grammy Award nominations from the album, winning Best Electronic/Dance Album. To catch Lady Gaga in concert, check out her touring schedule at LadyGaga.com.

Two classic hits from rockers Foreigner are also coming next week – “Hot Blooded” and “Urgent.” “Hot Blooded,” from Foreigner’s second album, Double Vision, reached No. 3 on the Hot 100. “Urgent”, from the album 4, reached No. 2 on the Hot 100. To catch Foreigner in concert, check out their touring schedule at ForeignerOnline.com.

We’ll also be releasing Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades next week for two back-catalog songs – “Rooster” from Alice in Chains and “Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground” from The White Stripes. Fans who have already downloaded those songs will be able to purchase a simple upgrade that will allow them to play Pro Guitar and Pro Bass on those songs in Rock Band 3. For fans who haven’t yet purchased those songs – this is a great opportunity to do so!

As always, songs available as downloadable content for Rock Band 3 feature five-button guitar and bass parts, drums, Pro Drums, and keys, Pro Keys and harmonies, where applicable. Some songs also feature Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades available for an additional $0.99 upgrade download. For more information about Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades, visit our support section. Rock Band 3 Pro Mode requires Rock Band Pro-compatible instrument controllers.

Available on Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 3 on May 23

  • Lady Gaga – “Born This Way”
  • Lady Gaga – “LoveGame”
  • Lady Gaga – “Paparazzi”
  • Foreigner – “Hot Blooded” X
  • Foreigner – “Urgent” X

Pro Guitar Additions for Legacy Songs

  • Alice in Chains – “Rooster”
  • The White Stripes – “Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground”

These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation 3 May 25

These tracks will be available for purchase as “Lady Gaga Pack 02” for $5.49 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii, and as individual tracks for $1.99 on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and $2.00 on Wii. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

To discuss this DLC, please visit the official discussion thread in the Rock Band forums.