At Saturday night’s Spike Video Game Awards, Green Day made a special video appearance to help Harmonix & MTV announce the standalone title Green Day: Rock Band. The fully-exportable standalone game will join six Green Day songs from 21st Century Breakdown as part of the 1,000+ Rock Band music catalogue.
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong says, “We want people to fire this up, choose their favorite Green Day tracks, and play along with us as Rock Band avatars so they can feel what it's like to perform on stage as Green Day.”
The game will feature likenesses of Green Day members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool, plus select venues and art specific to the band’s history, and will include Green Day’s most-defining albums and key moments throughout their career to date.
Harmonix’s CEO and co-founder Alex Rigopulos says, “Fans will be able to enjoy some of the greatest songs from the Green Day catalogue in this standalone game or via Rock Band due to full export capability. We are thrilled to work with Green Day to revisit key moments from their career, including their likenesses, content and imagery, through our innovative form of musical interaction.”
The game will be available globally in 2010 for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Wii system from Nintendo. For more information about the game visit RockBand.com.