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Three New Tracks From Blink-182 & A Classic From The Clash Head To The Rock Band Store!

Cambridge, Mass. – October7th, 2011 – Harmonix today announced that a 3-pack from pop punk rockers Blink-182 and aclassic single from The Clash will be available beginning October 11thin the Rock Band 3 Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3computer entertainment system and Wii™.

Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs andalbums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than900 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 anyother rhythm video game on the market. More than 100million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since itslaunch Nov. 20, 2007.

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 system and Wii

This week’s Blink-182 track pack adds threesongs to an already impressive existing catalog of 10 playable songs in RockBand!

“The Party Song,” from 1999’s criticallyacclaimed Enema of the State, leadsthe pack. It’s followed by “Stay Together for the Kids” from the band’s fourthstudio album, 2001’s Take Off Your Pantsand Jacket. The pack is rounded out with the single “Up All Night” from therecently released and highly-anticipated Neighborhoods,the band’s first studio album since 2003.

The Clash’s 1982 hit single, “Rock theCasbah,” will also be available. This classic track, the English punk pioneers’highest charting single in their legendary career, will also have an optionalPro Guitar/Bass upgrade available!

As always, songs available as downloadablecontent for Rock Band 3 featurefive-button guitar and bass parts, drums, Pro Drums, and keys, Pro Keys andharmonies, where applicable. Some songs also feature Pro Guitar and Pro Bassupgrades available for an additional $0.99 upgrade download.

Available on Xbox 360®, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (October 11th, 2011):

  • The Clash – “Rock the Casbah” X
  • Blink-182 – “The Party Song”
  • Blink-182 – “Stay Together for the Kids”
  • Blink-182 – “Up All Night” X

(These tracks will be availablein Europe on PlayStation®3 system October 12th)

Thetracks will be available as “Blink-182 Pack 03” and will be available forpurchase 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.

Price:

  • $5.49, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points™) for “Blink-182 Pack 03”
  • $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 aretentative and subject to change. **

*Available on-disc, via download and disc export.Internet connection and export key purchase required. Wii™ Shop Channel hasmore than 1,500 song tracks available for purchase on the Rock Band platform on-disc, via song import, and download. Notapplicable 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.

Downloadablecontent for Wii™ is purchased via the in-game Rock Band Music Store using Wii Points™ purchased through the Wii™ Shop Channel and can bedownloaded to the system memory or to an SD card for additional storage. The tracks stream directly from the SD cardfor seamless play.

The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadableindividual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offeringsavailable to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library. The complete list oftracks can be found at www.rockband.com/songs.

Rock Band 3 is rated"T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB. Music downloadsare not rated by the ESRB.

Formore information on Rock Band 3 andHarmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.

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