Friday, January 6, 2012

Rock Band Music Store Update 1/10

Cambridge, Mass. – January 6th, 2011 – Harmonix today announced that Hall & Oates will makes its debut on 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™.

Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 900 artists and more than 3,000* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch on Nov. 20, 2007.

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With a distinctive “rock and soul” sound, the musical duo of Daryl Hall and John Oates found some of their biggest success in the early 80s with songs that helped define an era. On January 10th, three of these pop classics come to Rock Band as “Hall and Oates Pack 01.”

The pack is led by two hits off of 1981’s Private Eyes, with two tracks that burned up theBillboard charts, the title track “Private Eyes” and the soulful “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do).” “Maneater,” from 1982’s H2O, and one of Hall & Oates’ most successful singles, rounds out the pack.

Available on Xbox 360, Wii™and PlayStation®3 system (January 10th, 2011):
Hall & Oates – “Privates Eyes” O X
Hall & Oates – “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)” O
Hall & Oats – “Maneater” O
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system January 18th)
The tracks will be available as “Hall & Oates Pack 01,” with all songs available for purchase individually on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™. Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

$5.49 USD, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points™) for the “Hall & Oates Pack 01” pack
$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. **

*Available on-disc, via download and disc export. Internet connection and export key purchase required. Wii™ Shop Channel has more than 1,500 song tracks available for purchase on the Rock Band platform on-disc, via song import, and download. Not applicable to Nintendo DS™.

Source: Harmonix PR