**ROCK BAND MEDIA ALERT**
Cambridge, Mass.– Dec. 18, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that a three pack of songs from Weezer, as well as singles from Limp Bizkit, Yellowcard and The Offspring will be added next week to 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™.
These artists are some of the more than 390 bands currently available through the Rock Band platform. With more than 1,000 songs available, Rock Band is, without question, the industry leader in providing the best selection of interactive musical content, songs and artists.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 System and Wii
You want more Weezer? You got more Weezer. A three pack of songs from the quintessential California rock band will be added to the Rock Band Music Store next week.“Weezer Pack 03” features“Beverly Hills” the hit single from 2005’s Make Believe, as well as“Let It All Hang Out” and“(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To,” both from their new album, Raditude, which was released Nov. 18 and debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200. Weezer is currently touring North America.
Downloadable content featured for LEGO® Rock Band continues with“Guys Who Rock!”“Build a Bridge” from nu metal favorites Limp Bizkit,“A Lot Like Me” from American rockers The Offspring, and“Ocean Avenue” from eclectic rockers Yellowcard will all be available as singles in the Rock Band Music Store and the LEGO Rock Band Music Store next week.
Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation 3 system (Dec. 22)
• Limp Bizkit–“Build a Bridge” +
• The Offspring–“A Lot Like Me” +
• Yellowcard–“Ocean Avenue” +
• Weezer–“Beverly Hills”
• Weezer–“Let It All Hang Out”
• Weezer–“(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To” +
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as“Weezer Pack 03” as well as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system, and as individual tracks on Wii. Tracks marked with a“+” are also available in the family-friendly LEGO Rock Band Music Store.
Price: $1.99 USD,£.99 UK,€1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$5.49,£2.49 UK,€3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for“Weezer Pack 03”
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per track
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
For more information, please visit:
Rock Band Website
Rock Band 2 is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Wii system. Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Wii versions support downloadable content.
Downloadable content for Wii is purchased via the in-game Rock Band Music Storeusing Wii Points™ purchased through the Wii™ Shop Channel and can be downloaded to the system memory or to an SD card for additional storage. The tracks stream directly from the SD card for seamless play.
With these additions, there are now 1,025 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/music). Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans’ and gamers' voracious appetite for rock with more than 60 million paid downloads since its launch Nov. 20, 2007. The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom
Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB. Music downloads are not rated by the ESRB.
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