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DJ Hero 2 catalog growing again

Posted by: Dan at 12/1/2010 6:41 AM
Activision is expanding the mix list for DJ Hero 2 rapidly between now and the end of the year. In addition to the Hard Edge Mix pack that dropped yesterday, the month of December will feature six new mixes over two packs. Pricing will be $5.99/480 MS points for the Hard Edge Pack and $7.99/640 MS Pts for either the Old Skool or Lonkin Park Mix packs. If you DJ it up on the Wii, all mixes will be a straight 300 Wii Pts each without any pack pricing. Check out the songs and release dates below:

Hard Edge Mix Pack (available starting today, November 30):
Pixies - "Debaser" Mixed With The Prodigy – "Invaders Must Die"
Beastie Boys – "Body Movin'" Mixed With Lenny Kravitz "Rock And Roll Is Dead"

Old Skool Mix Pack (available December 14):
Fat Boys – "Human Beat Box" Mixed With Mantronix – "King of the Beats"
Tag Team – "Whoomp! (There It Is)" Mixed With 45 King– "The 900 Number"
Beastie Boys – "Triple Trouble" Mixed With Tone-Loc – "Funky Cold Medina"

Linkin Park Mix Pack (available December 21):
Linkin Park – "The Catalyst (Does It Offend You, Yeah? Remix)" (Remix by FSG)
Linkin Park – "When They Come For Me" (Diplo Remix)
Linkin Park – "Pts.of.Athrty"(Remix by FSG)


DJ Hero® 2 Mix List Continues to Expand With Three New Offerings for the Best Soundtrack in Entertainment

New Mixes Feature Music from World-Renowned Artists Including Beastie Boys, Linkin Park, Tone-Loc, Lenny Kravitz and The Prodigy

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailed in the press as "music game of the year"* and "the freshest thing in rhythm gaming,"** living room legends and singing sensations who have already picked up DJ Hero® 2 can soon expand the "the best soundtrack of any music game"*** with three new exclusive downloadable Mix Packs, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced.

Available beginning today and including tracks from the legendary Beastie Boys and electronic dance music superstars The Prodigy, the Hard Edge Mix Pack will bring pulse pounding beats to virtual DJs everywhere with:

Hard Edge Mix Pack (available starting today, November 30):
• Pixies - "Debaser" Mixed With The Prodigy – "Invaders Must Die"
• Beastie Boys – "Body Movin'" Mixed With Lenny Kravitz "Rock And Roll Is Dead"
Taking it back to the old school, for all the old fools, who are so cool; if you want to get down, the Old Skool Mix Pack will show you the way. Available on December 14, 2010 the Old Skool Mix Pack will include:

Old Skool Mix Pack (available December 14):
• Fat Boys – "Human Beat Box" Mixed With Mantronix – "King of the Beats"
• Tag Team – "Whoomp! (There It Is)" Mixed With 45 King– "The 900 Number"
• Beastie Boys – "Triple Trouble" Mixed With Tone-Loc – "Funky Cold Medina"

No strangers to the remix realm, having collaborated on crossover tracks with everyone from hip-hop icon JAY-Z to world-renowned DJ Hero remixer and consultant Z-Trip, three Linkin Park hits will receive the exclusive DJ Hero remix treatment as downloadable content for DJ Hero 2, including a mashup of "When They Come For Me" by legendary turntablist, producer and DJ Hero alumni, Diplo.

Linkin Park Mix Pack (available December 21):
• Linkin Park – "The Catalyst (Does It Offend You, Yeah? Remix)" (Remix by FSG)
• Linkin Park – "When They Come For Me" (Diplo Remix)
• Linkin Park – "Pts.of.Athrty"(Remix by FSG)

All Mix Packs will be available on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Hard Edge Mix Pack for 480 Microsoft Points and the Old Skool and Linkin Park Mix Packs for 640 Microsoft Points; and on the PlayStation®Store for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Hard Edge Mix Pack for $5.99 and the Old Skool and Linkin Park Mix Packs for $7.99. All mixes will be released as downloadable singles for Wii™ for 300 Wii Points™.