Cambridge, Mass. – January 27th, 2012 – Harmonix has announced that singles from Sum 41 and English pop-rockers Tears for Fears 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 900 artists and more than 3,000* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks a twww.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.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™
Canadian punk rock group Sum 41 got their first taste of success in 2001 with their single “Fat Lip,” off of their first full-length studio record, All Killer, No Filler. The group found similar success a year later with their follow-up record, Does This Look Infected?, with the lead single “Still Waiting” making waves on the Billboard charts.
Tears for Fears had a string of hits in the '80s, winning over audiences with its New Wave pop sound. “Head Over Heels,” the third single off of 1985’s highly-successfulSongs from the Big Chair, reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Available on Xbox 360, Wii™and PlayStation®3 system (January 31st, 2012):
- Sum 41 – “Fat Lip” X
- Sum 41 – “Still Waiting”
- Tears for Fears – “Head Over Heels” O
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system February 1st)
Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points, 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 Band3 is rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB. Music downloads are not rated by the ESRB.
For more information on Rock Band3 and Harmonix Music Systems please visitwww.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.
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