September 13th marks the 200th week of Rock Band DLC, and we’re celebrating with 4 amazing tracks from fan favorites!
Weezer add to their impressive 12 songs playable in Rock Band with another amazing pack of hits. “Weezer Pack 04” lands this Tuesday and brings 3 of the bands biggest songs to the Rock Band catalog. From the band’s 5th album, Make Believe, “Perfect Situation” makes its way to the store. “Perfect Situation” spent 4 weeks atop the Billboard Modern Rock charts and makes a perfect addition to any pop rock fan’s catalog. The pack also features two songs from 2001’s Weezer (commonly referred to as “The Green Album”) –“Island in the Sun” and “Hash Pipe”, the latter of which features the band’s first Pro Guitar/Bass upgrade!
In addition, classic rock fans can also pick up the quintessential “Me and Bobby McGee” from Janis Joplin and the Full Tilt Boogie Band. Joplin’s version appeared on her 1970’s Pearl and became the second posthumous number one single in rock & roll history [the first was Otis Redding’s “(Sittin’ On The) Dock of the Bay”, also available in Rock Band].
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 (September 13th, 2011):
• Janis Joplin and the Full Tilt Boogie Band – “Me and Bobby McGee”
• Weezer – “Hash Pipe” X
• Weezer – “Island in the Sun”
• Weezer – “Perfect Situation”
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system September 14th)
The Weezer tracks will be available as “Weezer Pack 04”, and all tracks will be available for purchase 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.
$5.49, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points™) for “Weezer Pack 01”
$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. **
To discuss this DLC please visit the official discussion thread in the Rock Band forum.
For all DLC song credits, including album and genre info as well as difficulty ratings, you can check out the Songs page.
And for awesome background information on this content, including recording details, album of origin, and release details you can head on over to the Rock Band 'Zine for brand new articles!
Rock Band Network releases are listed below!