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DJ Hero 2 planned for two mix packs in November

Posted by: Tina at 10/13/2010 5:02 PM
More downloadable content news from DJ Hero 2 hit the press today with the announcement of two mix packs.

The first of said mix packs will release November 2nd. Entitled “Hit Makers Mix Pack,” the tracks features will be brought to you from the music stylings of Usher/will.i.am/FSG, Rihanna/Jay-Z/Marvin Gaye and Big Boi/Cutty/Mark Morrison.

November 16th marks the day that the Electro Hits Mix Pack releases. Featured artists are LMFAO/Gren Velvet, Steve Aoki/[[[Zuper Blahq]]]/FSG and SMD/Technotronic.

Read on for track title details as well as pricing information. 


SANTA MONICA, CA – October 13, 2010 – Living room legends and singing sensations who pick up DJ Hero® 2 on October 19 will soon be able to expand upon their 83 mix set list with original, exclusive mixes featuring some of the biggest hits from the hottest artists shaking dance floors and dominating airwaves, as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced two upcoming downloadable Mix Packs.

Hit Makers Mix Pack (available starting November 2):
· Usher ft. will.i.am - “OMG” (Remix by FSG)

· Rihanna ft. JAY-Z - “Umbrella” Mixed With Marvin Gaye - “Let’s Get It On”

· Big Boi & Cutty - “Shutterbug” Mixed With Mark Morrison - “Return of the Mack”


Electro Hits Mix Pack (available starting November 16):
· LMFAO - “I’m In Miami Trick” Mixed With Green Velvet - “Shake & Pop”

· Steve Aoki ft. [[[Zuper Blahq]]] - “I’m In The House” (Remix by FSG)

· SMD - “Hustler” Mixed With Technotronic - “Pump Up The Jam”


Also available in November will be a free compatibility update enabling gamers to purchase and play existing downloadable content from DJ Hero in DJ Hero 2 including mixes featuring music from JAY-Z, Eminem, David Guetta, Lady Gaga, Pussycat Dolls and many others. Consumers who already own previous DJ Hero downloadable content will be able to play their mixes in DJ Hero 2 without re-purchasing.

Gamers can put a spin on their dashboards with premium DJ Hero 2 themes, currently available for both Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. Additionally, coming exclusively to Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for Xbox 360 with the launch of DJ Hero 2 are a host of super cool, DJ themed Avatar items including the Deadmau5 mau5head, RZA’s mask and a Tiësto t-shirt – as seen being worn by the turntable legends in-game.

The Hit Makers Mix Pack will be available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 on November 2, 2010 for 640 Microsoft Points and on the PlayStation®Store for the PLAYSTATION 3 on November 4, 2010 for $7.99. The Electro Hits Mix Pack will be available on Xbox 360 for 640 Microsoft Points on November 16, 2010 and PLAYSTATION 3 system on November 18, 2010 for $7.99. All mixes will be released as downloadable singles for Wii™ for 300 Wii Points each. Premium Themes are currently available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 for 240 Microsoft Points and on the PlayStationStore for $1.99; Avatar items will be available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 on October 19, 2010.

For information on how to connect your console and access DJ Hero downloadable content, please visit: http://www.djhero.com/en-us/education/download.