Green Day: Rock Band demo now on Live and PSN

by: Tina -
If you didn't win one of our five contests for a copy of Green Day: Rock Band, you can check out the demo that released today on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 networks. The demo will feature full versions of the band's tracks "Welcome to Paradise" and "Boulevard of Broken Dreams."

If you plan on pre-ordering, be sure to read on for price details and a few pre-order deals.
Cambridge, MA – May 25, 2010 - Harmonix Music Systems and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), announced today that a demo of Green Day: Rock Band – featuring full versions of “Welcome to Paradise” and “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” – will be released on Tuesday, May 25th, via Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in North America and Europe. In addition, the demo will be released on Tuesday, May 25th for the PlayStation®Network in North America and on Wednesday, June 2nd for the PlayStation®Network in Europe.

These select tracks are featured in the soon-to-be-released Green Day: Rock Band and features full integration of motion capture band performances and the three-part harmony technology first introduced in last year’s award-winning The Beatles: Rock Band.

Green Day: Rock Band is currently available for pre-order and will ship in North America on June 8, 2010 and in Europe on June 11, 2010 on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ home video game system from Nintendo.

Green Day: Rock Band pricing is as follows:

Green Day: Rock Band standalone game for Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 system
o US MSRP $59.99, continental Europe MSRP €59.99, UK MSRP £49.99

Green Day: Rock Band standalone game for Wii system
o US MSRP $49.99, continental Europe MSRP €39.99, UK MSRP £34.99

Green Day: Rock Band PLUS for Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 system (US/Canada only)
o US MSRP $69.99
o Includes collectable packaging, song export key and six Green Day downloadable song tracks ($22 total value)

For more information on special pre-order deals, check out the following retailers:

Amazon (www.amazon.com) – Pre-order Green Day: Rock Band and get $10 off a future video game purchase.
GameStop (www.gamestop.com) – Reserve Green Day: Rock Band and receive a code which allows you to export all 47 Green Day game songs into your Rock Band Music Library. Available online and in-store while supplies last.
Walmart (www.walmart.com) – Pre-order Green Day: Rock Band and receive a $10.00 Walmart eGift card.
HMV in the UK (www.hmv.com) – Pre-order or buy Green Day: Rock Band and receive a £25.00 Seatwave discount code for a future live event ticket purchase.

The Green Day: Rock Band demo is compatible with all Rock Band™ and The Beatles™: Rock Band™ peripherals, as well as most third-party instruments and microphones.
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