You knew it was coming already - but here is the press release. QUEEN! Also Blink-182 and The Offspring for Rock Band: Unplugged!
YOU WANT IT ALL? YOU WANT IT NOW? ROCK BAND PRESENTS THE QUEEN 10 PACK!
Also, tracks from Blink-182 and The Offspring for Rock Band Unplugged!
Cambridge, Mass. – Oct. 16, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that legendary rockers Queen will be added to the Rock Band platform, with a 10-pack of songs available next week in 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™. Tracks from Blink-182 and The Offspring will also be available for download next week for Rock Band Unplugged on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 System and Wii
Queen, composed of Brian May, John Deacon, Roger Taylor and quintessential frontman Freddie Mercury, formed in England in 1970. The group has released 15 studio albums and was known for their epic live concerts. Queen will release Absolute Greatest Nov. 17, featuring 20 of the band’s biggest hits. The Queen pack for Rock Band features 10 of the band’s most loved songs, including “Killer Queen,” “Somebody to Love,” “Fat Bottomed Girls” and the Queen/David Bowie collaboration, “Under Pressure.”
Available on Xbox 360 and Wii (Oct. 20) and PlayStation 3 system (Oct. 22):
• “Another One Bites the Dust”
• “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”
• “Fat Bottomed Girls”
• “I Want It All”
• “I Want to Break Free”
• “Killer Queen”
• “One Vision”
• “Somebody to Love”
• “Tie Your Mother Down”
• “Under Pressure”
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as “Queen Pack” and as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system and as individual tracks on Wii.
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$15.99, £9.19 UK, €11.25 EU (1280 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “Queen Pack”
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per track
Rock Band Unplugged Tracks for PSP®System
Rock Band Unplugged fans will enjoy the addition of Blink-182’s “The Rock Show” and The Offspring’s “All I Want” to the 49 tracks already available via the Rock Band Unplugged in-game music store for the PSP system.
Tracks available for Rock Band Unplugged (Oct. 22):
• Blink-182 – “The Rock Show”
• The Offspring – “All I Want”
Price: $1.99, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU per track on the PSP system
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
To discuss this DLC please visit the official thread in Community's Greatest Hits.
For all DLC song credits and other juicy details you can check out The Music page.
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