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Question:

How do I download DLC for Xbox 360?

Answer:

Necessary Items

  • Rock Band 3 Software
  • Xbox 360 Console
  • Broadband Internet Connection
  • Xbox Controller

Connecting to Xbox LIVE

Step 1: Connect your Xbox 360 to your broadband Internet connection using the supplied network cable or optional wireless adapter.
Step 2: On the Dashboard, select Join Xbox LIVE.
Step 3: Follow the on-screen instructions to create your Xbox LIVE account
Step 4: When prompted, select your desired membership type from the list of options.

Now you are all set to download new albums and songs for Rock Band 3 from either the In-Game Music Store (Option 1), Xbox LIVE Marketplace (Option 2), or RockBand.com (Option 3)!

Option 1: In-Game Music Store

Before entering the In-Game Music Store please ensure that your Xbox 360 is connected to the internet, you have setup an Xbox Live account and purchased enough Microsoft Points to purchase additional albums and songs.

Step 1: Insert Rock Band 3 into your Xbox 360 and power on your console
Step 2: On the Main Menu screen, select GET MORE SONGS
Step 3: Select ROCK BAND MUSIC STORE
Step 4: Sort through the Rock Band Music Library and select the albums and/or songs you would like to play and select PURCHASE.
Step 5: On the next screen that pops up, select CONFIRM PURCHASE.

That’s it! Your newly purchased albums/songs will appear automatically as playable songs in Rock Band 3 once the download has completed.

Option 2: Xbox LIVE Marketplace with Xbox 360

Before entering the Xbox Live Marketplace please ensure that your Xbox 360 is connected to the internet, you have setup an Xbox Live account and purchased enough Microsoft Points to purchase additional albums and songs.

Xbox LIVE Marketplace is your one-stop shop on Xbox LIVE for downloadable content, including more playable songs for Rock Band 3.

To download songs and albums:

  1. Sign in to Xbox LIVE.
  2. Go to Game Marketplace.
  3. Select Game by Title and navigate to Rock Band 3.
  4. Select All Downloads and choose the pack(s), album(s) and/or song(s) you would like to purchase.
  5. Select Confirm Download to add it to your active downloads.

That’s it! Your newly purchased albums/songs will appear automatically as playable songs in Rock Band 3 once the download has completed.

Option 3: RockBand.com

Before using RockBand.com to browse and purchase DLC tracks, please ensure that you have connected your Xbox 360 to the internet, you have setup an Xbox Live account, and purchased enough Microsoft Points to purchase additional albums and songs.

Step 1: Use the Song Finder or search box at RockBand.com/songs to browse through all of the available Rock Band tracks and find the song or pack you'd like to purchase.
Step 2: Click on a song name to view the song page.
Step 3: Look for "Buy It For Xbox" on the right hand side of the page and click on either the single song or the pack (if available) you would like to purchase. This will take you to Xbox.com.
Step 4: Scroll down the page on Xbox.com and click the Download to Xbox 360 button. This will take you to an Xbox sign=in page. Sign in with the email address and password you used to create your Xbox Live account. (If you haven't already added your billing information to your account, it will prompt you to do so.)
Step 5: A pop-up window will show you the song or pack name, the size of the file, and how many points it is. If you wish to purchase the item, click the Confirm button at the bottom of the screen. You will receive a confirmation message and your item will be added to your download queue. When you turn on your Xbox, the item will start downloading and will be available for play in Rock Band 3 when the file download is complete.

Purchasing Microsoft Points

Microsoft Points are the coin of the Xbox LIVE Marketplace realm. Purchasing Points is like putting money into a special account that you can use on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. You can purchase points online on Xbox.com (Option 1) or through Xbox LIVE (Option 2).

Option 1: Purchasing Microsoft Points at Xbox.com

  1. Visit http://marketplace.xbox.com/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx and sign in with your Windows Live ID.
  2. Select Manage Payment Options.
  3. Select Add a new Credit Card, or select Edit next to an existing credit card that you wish to update.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the process. The points purchased will automatically show up in your Xbox LIVE account the next time you sign into Xbox LIVE with your Xbox 360 console.
    1. Option 2: Purchasing Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE

      1. Select the album or song you want to purchase and select Confirm Download
      2. If you do not have enough points in your account a screen will appear requiring you to purchase additional points. Select Add Microsoft Points
      3. Select the amount of points you would like to purchase.
      4. If you would like to use the existing credit card associated with your profile select Confirm Download
        • If you would like to use a new credit card select Change Payment Option
      5. The Microsoft Points will automatically be added to your Xbox LIVE account

      If you need additional help with connecting your console to the internet, adding points, or purchasing DLC, contact your console manufacturer.

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