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Song Export

Question:

How do I export Rock Band songs for use in Rock Band 3 or other Rock Band games?

Answer:

EXPORT SOURCE to RB to RB 2 to RB 3
Rock Band Xbox 360 N/A Yes, limited Yes, limited
Rock Band PlayStation®3 N/A Yes, limited Yes, limited
Rock Band Wii N/A No No
Rock Band 2 Xbox 360 No N/A Yes, limited
Rock Band 2 PlayStation®3 No N/A Yes, limited
Rock Band 2 Wii No N/A Yes, limited
Track Pack Volume 1 Wii No No No
Track Pack Volume 2 Xbox 360 Yes Yes Yes
Track Pack Volume 2 PlayStation®3 Yes Yes Yes
Track Pack Volume 2 Wii No No No
Country Track Pack Xbox 360 Yes Yes Yes
Country Track Pack PlayStation®3 Yes Yes Yes
Country Track Pack Wii No No No
Classic Rock Track Pack Xbox 360 Yes Yes Yes
Classic Rock Track Pack PlayStation®3 Yes Yes Yes
Classic Rock Track Pack Wii No No No
Metal Track Pack Xbox 360 Yes Yes Yes
Metal Track Pack PlayStation®3 Yes Yes Yes
Metal Track Pack Wii No No No
AC/DC Live Track Pack Xbox 360 Yes Yes Yes
AC/DC Live Track Pack PlayStation®3 Yes Yes Yes
AC/DC Live Track Pack Wii No No No
The Beatles: Rock Band Xbox 360 No No No
The Beatles: Rock Band PlayStation®3 No No No
The Beatles: Rock Band Wii No No No
LEGO Rock Band Xbox 360 Yes Yes Yes
LEGO Rock Band PlayStation®3 Yes Yes Yes
LEGO Rock Band Wii No No No
Green Day: Rock Band Xbox 360 Yes Yes Yes
Green Day: Rock Band PlayStation®3 Yes Yes Yes
Green Day: Rock Band Wii No No Yes
The process used to export songs from each title is a little bit different in each case, so here’s the detailed process you need to follow to export songs from each title on every available platform: Exporting Songs from the original Rock Band (Xbox 360/PlayStation®3)*:
  • Load up Rock Band and select "Options" from the Main Menu.
  • Select "Export Songs."
      If you have not purchased a license to export the songs, you'll see a prompt to "Purchase License."
    • You'll need to purchase and download the Rock Band Song Export Key to export your Rock Band tracks.
    • Once the download completes, select Continue. On Xbox 360, you’ll need to determine where you'd like to save your exported songs.
  • In a few minutes, the exporting process will be complete.
*Please note that the following songs from the original Rock Band cannot be exported into any other titles:
  • "Enter Sandman" by Metallica
  • "Paranoid" as made famous by Black Sabbath
  • "Run to the Hills" as made famous by Iron Maiden
  • "Monsoon" by Tokio Hotel (from the European version of Rock Band)
*Please also note that the following songs from the original Rock Band cannot be exported into Rock Band 3:
  • "Black Hole Sun" by Soundgarden
  • "Dani California" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • "Hier Kommt Alex" by Die Toten Hosen (from the European version of Rock Band)
  • "Rock 'n' Roll Star" by Oasis (from the European version of Rock Band)
  • Note: the above two songs, while available as DLC, are not available for play in Rock Band 3. For more information, see our statement in the Rock Band forums.
Exporting Songs from Rock Band 2 (Xbox 360)*:
  • Load up Rock Band 3.
  • Select “Get More Songs” from the Main Menu of Rock Band 3.
  • Select “Redeem Code.”
  • Enter the code that appears on the back of your Rock Band 2 manual.(Note: This may be the same code that you used to get the “Bonus Downloadable Tracks.”)
  • NOTE: International players should enter the first 16 digits of their code directly into their console.
  • Choose “Rock Band 2 Export Pack” on the next screen and confirm your purchase (800 MSFT Points). The Rock Band 2 songs will then be exported to your console and available for play in Rock Band 3.
Exporting Songs from Rock Band 2 (PlayStation®3)*:
  • Visit www.rockband.com/ps3-export. International users should visit rockband.com/ps3-export/intl.
  • Enter the code from the back of your Rock Band 2 manual where prompted. (Note: This will be the same code that you used to get the “Bonus Downloadable Tracks,” but the web address is different.
  • Copy down the code given to you from the website for use in Rock Band 3.
  • Load up Rock Band 3.
  • Select “Get More Songs” from the Main Menu of Rock Band 3.
  • Select “Redeem Code.”
  • Enter the code that you received from the website.
  • Choose “Rock Band 2 Export Pack” on the next screen and confirm your purchase ($9.99). The Rock Band 2 songs will then be exported to your console and available for play in Rock Band 3.
Exporting Songs from Rock Band 2 (Wii)*:
  • When you load up Rock Band 3 on your Wii console, the game will automatically look for Rock Band 2 saved data.
  • If Rock Band 2 saved data is detected, the token will pop up in “Previously Redeemed Codes.”
  • To export these tracks, go to “Get More Songs” from the Main Menu of Rock Band 3.
  • Select “Redeem Code.”
  • Select “Previously Redeemed Codes.”
  • Select the “Rock Band 2 Export Pack” (costs 1,000 Wii Points).
  • NOTE: International players should enter the first 16 digits of their code directly into their console.
Note that on the Wii, you can select which specific tracks you want to export into Rock Band 3. Also note that downloading exported songs on the Wii may take up to several minutes per song. *Please note that the following songs from Rock Band 2 cannot be exported into any other titles:
  • "Let There Be Rock" by AC/DC
  • "Any Way You Want It" by Journey
  • "Battery" by Metallica
  • "Give It Away” by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • “Spoonman” by Soundgarden
  • 9 Harmonix band songs, planned as free DLC in the very near future.
Exporting Songs from a Track Pack (Rock Band Track Pack Volume I, Rock Band Track Pack Volume 2, Rock Band Country Track Pack, Rock Band Track Pack Classic Rock, Rock Band Metal Track Pack, or AC/DC Live Rock Band Track Pack) (Xbox 360):
  • On the Xbox 360 Dashboard, go to “My Xbox” and go to your account.
  • Select “Manage Account.”
  • Select “Redeem Code.”
  • Enter the code from the insert that came with your Track Pack copy.
Exporting Songs from a Track Pack (Rock Band Track Pack Volume I, Rock Band Track Pack Volume 2, Rock Band Country Track Pack, Rock Band Track Pack Classic Rock, Rock Band Metal Track Pack, or AC/DC Live Rock Band Track Pack) (PlayStation®3):
  • On the cross media bar (XMB), go to the “PlayStation Network” icon.
  • Select “Account Management.”
  • Select “Redeem Code.”
  • Enter the code from the insert that came with your Track Pack copy.
  • Select “Continue.”
Exporting Songs from LEGO Rock Band (Xbox 360):
  • Go to http://www.rockband.com/lego-export and enter the code found in your copy of LEGO Rock Band.
  • On the Xbox 360 Dashboard, go to “My Xbox” and go to your account.
  • Select “Manage Account.”
  • Select “Redeem Code.”
  • Enter the code provided to you by www.rockband.com/lego-export.
  • After the Export license key has downloaded, put the LEGO Rock Band disc in your Xbox 360 console and start the game.
  • Select “Music Store.”
  • Select “Export Download” to export the LEGO Rock Band tracks to your Xbox 360 console.
Exporting Songs from LEGO Rock Band (PlayStation®3):
  • Go to http://www.rockband.com/lego-export and enter the code found in your copy of LEGO Rock Band.
  • On the cross media bar (XMB), go to the “PlayStation Network” icon.
  • Select “Account Management.”
  • Select “Redeem Codes.”
  • Enter the code provided to you by www.rockband.com/lego-export.
  • Select “Continue.”
  • After the Export license key has downloaded, put the LEGO Rock Band disc in your PlayStation®3 system and start the game.
  • Select “Music Store.”
  • Select “Export Download” to export the LEGO Rock Band tracks to your PlayStation®3 system.
Exporting Songs from Green Day: Rock Band (Xbox 360): Exporting using the Green Day: Rock Band disc: Standard version of Green Day: Rock Band:
  • Go to "Extras" in the Main Menu.
  • Select "Export."
  • Enter the 16 digit code on the back of the manual that came with your copy of Green Day: Rock Band.
  • Follow the prompts to pay the $10 export fee.
Green Day: Rock Band PLUS version:
  • Same process as above, except that you don’t need to pay the $10 export fee.
  • You can also redeem the token to import six additional tracks in the same "Export" menu.
Exporting using Rock Band 3:
  • Load your copy of Rock Band 3.
  • Select “Get More Songs” from the Main Menu.
  • Select “Redeem Code.”
  • Select “Redeem Code” on the subsequent screen.
  • Enter the 16 digit code on the back of the manual that came with your copy of Green Day: Rock Band.
Exporting Songs from Green Day: Rock Band (PlayStation®3): Exporting using the Green Day: Rock Band disc: Standard version of Green Day: Rock Band:
  • Go to "Extras" in the Main Menu.
  • Select "Export."
  • Enter the 12 digit code on the back of the manual that came with your copy of Green Day: Rock Band.
  • Follow the prompts to pay the $10 export fee.
  • Note: if you’ve redeemed your export token via the cross media bar (XMB), look through the Rock Band store and downloadable content purchases to find the export pack.
Green Day: Rock Band PLUS version:
  • Go to the cross media bar (XMB) to redeem your free export – easy!
  • Here you can also enter any code that your retailer may have given you for use with a preorder promotion.
Exporting using Rock Band 3:
  • Load your copy of Rock Band 3.
  • Select “Get More Songs” from the Main Menu.
  • Select “Redeem Code.”
  • Select “Redeem Code” on the subsequent screen.
  • Enter the 12 digit code on the back of the manual that came with your copy of Green Day: Rock Band.
Exporting Songs from Green Day: Rock Band (Wii): Exporting using Rock Band 3:
  • Load your copy of Rock Band 3.
  • Select “Get More Songs” from the Main Menu.
  • Select “Redeem Code.”
  • Select “Redeem Code” on the subsequent screen.
  • Enter the 16 digit code on the back of the manual that came with your copy of Green Day: Rock Band.
  • All tracks will appear in the “Previously Redeemed Codes” menu.
Note that on the Wii, you can select which specific tracks you want to export into Rock Band 3. Also note that downloading exported songs on the Wii may take up to several minutes per song. Finally, note that Green Day: Rock Band tracks on Wii are only playable in Rock Band 3 and are not playable in Rock Band 2.

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