ROCK BAND® GIVES Wii™ OWNERS 14 NEW DOWNLOADABLE TRACKS INCLUDING MUSIC FROM STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, JIMMY EAT WORLD AND N

Cambridge, Mass.– March 2, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games announced today the addition of fourteen tracks to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content for Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo, including tracks from electric blues artists Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble as well as alternative bands Jimmy Eat World and No Doubt.

All ten tracks from Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble’s debut album Texas Flood (1983) will be made available in the Wii Rock Band Music Store. Tracks include the popular studio cuts of“Pride and Joy,”“Texas Flood” and“Rude Mood,”as well as“Love Struck Baby,”“Tell Me,”“Testify,”“Mary Had a Little Lamb,”“Dirty Pool,”“I’m Cryin” and“Lenny.”

In addition, the lineup will also include“New” from the alternative rock pioneers of No Doubt. The track is featured on the band’s album Return of Saturn (2000). As previously announced, the aforementioned tracks from No Doubt and Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will also be available to Rock Band owners of Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system this week.

Wii owners can also look forward to three tracks from alternative band Jimmy Eat World including“Lucky Denver Mint” from the band’s 1999 album Clarity,“Futures” (Futures, 2004) and“Sweetness” from the band’s 2001 album Bleed American. The tracks come from the Rock Band Music Store catalog of downloadable content just released last week to owners of Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system.

Wii fans can expect a rollout of previously released downloadable Rock Band content until the entire back catalogue of more than 570 songs is available. In addition, the regularly scheduled future DLC releases for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system will also be available for Rock Band 2 Wii owners soon.

Release Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2009

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **

Tracks:

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Love Struck Baby”

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Pride and Joy”

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Texas Flood”

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Tell Me”

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Rude Mood”

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Testify”

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Mary Had a Little Lamb”

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Dirty Pool”

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“I’m Cryin”

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Lenny”

No Doubt“New”

Jimmy Eat World“Futures”

Jimmy Eat World“Lucky Denver Mint”

Jimmy Eat World“Sweetness”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

Price: $2.00 (200 Wii Points) per track

Location: In-game Rock Band 2 Music Store (Wii Points must be purchased

through the Wii™ Shop Channel)

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **

Rock Band 2 is available now for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and PlayStation®2 systems and the Wii system. The Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system and Wii versions support downloadable content.

Downloadable content for Wii is purchased via the in-game Rock Band Music Store using Wii Points purchased through the Wii Shop Channel and can be downloaded to the hard drive of the Wii or to an SD card for additional storage. The tracks stream directly from the SD card for seamless play.

To view a complete list of the more than 570 tracks available in the Rock Band music back catalog please visit www.rockband.com/music. With the addition of these tracks there are now 48 tracks in the Wii Rock Band Music Store.

Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans’ and gamers' voracious appetite for rock with more than 36 million paid downloads since its launch on November 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 library.

Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB.

For more information on Rock Band 2 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com


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