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Guitar Hero outselling Rock Band 10:1 in Europe

Ben Parfitt
Guitar Hero outselling Rock Band 10:1 in Europe

Following impressive financial numbers, Activision Blizzard’s Mike Griffith has stated that the franchise now accounts for the majority share of music game genre sales in Europe and North America – in other words, it’s beating Rock Band.

The publisher also revealed that 34m DLC tracks have been downloaded by Guitar Hero players, with 14m pieces of user generated content being uploaded.

More good new for the IP comes in the confirmation that the latest iteration, World Tour, was the best selling third party title in dollar terms in both Europe and North America last year. The series has now passed total sales of $2bn.

There's more numbers and quotes to be found in the full story over on CasualGaming.biz.

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