Cambridge, Mass. – August 17th, 2011 – Harmonix today announced that an 8-pack of hits from the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be available beginning August 30th in the Rock Band 3 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 900 artists and more than 3,000* 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 Nov. 20, 2007.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii
Tuesday, August 30th, marks the return of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to the world of Rock Band, and what a return it is! The band’s unique brand of funk, punk and rock comes screaming back to the store with a epic 8-pack of hits from the band, including “The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie”, “Monarchy of Roses” and “Look Around” from their new record, I’m With You, available day and date with this Rock Band release worldwide.
Fans can get these new tracks, along with 5 additional chart topping hits and fan favorites, in the “I’m With the Chili Peppers Pack”, including some of the most requested songs in the Rock Band library. Whether it’s the alternating harmonies and bombastic funk of “By the Way”, the triumphant chorus of “Californication” or the laid back flow of “Scar Tissue”, fans are sure to find the amazing songs and outstanding gameplay they’ve come to expect from Red Hot Chili Peppers tracks in Rock Band.
To celebrate the release of the new album and Rock Band download pack, Harmonix and the Chili Peppers will be giving away codes for the Rock Band pack and more! Fans should check out Facebook.com/ChiliPeppers, Facebook.com/RockBand along with @ChiliPeppers and @RockBand on Twitter for giveaways on 8/23 and 8/30 featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers I’m With You CDs, T-Shirts, Posters, Rock Band 3, and, of course, Xbox 360 codes for the “I’m With the Chili Peppers Pack”.
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.
Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (August 30th, 2011):
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – “By the Way”
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Californication” X
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Look Around”
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Monarchy of Roses”
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Otherside” X
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Parallel Universe”
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Scar Tissue”
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – “The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie”
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system August 31st)
These tracks will be available as “I’m With the Chili Peppers Pack” and all tracks will be available for purchase as individually on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
$13.49, £6.69 UK, €9.99 EU (1080 Microsoft Points, 1350 Wii Points™) for “I’m With the Chili Peppers Pack”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (100 Wii Points/80 Microsoft Points), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade
** Dates 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™.
Rock Band 3 is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system, Wii and Nintendo DS. Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii versions support downloadable content.
Downloadable content for Wii is purchased via the in-game Rock Band Music Store using Wii Points™ purchased through the Wii™ Shop Channel and can be downloaded to the system memory or to an SD card for additional storage. The tracks stream directly from the SD card for seamless play.
The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library. The complete list of tracks can be found at www.rockband.com/songs.
Rock Band 3 is rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB. Music downloads are not rated by the ESRB.
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