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Harmonix going country in a big way next week

Posted by: Dan at 11/4/2011 9:54 AM
Rock Band is being overrun by Country artists next week as no fewer than FOUR country packs containing 21 different tracks will be available. Artists such as Shania Twain, Johnny Cash, Reba McIntyre, Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban and Sugarland will be available. So Harmonix has a nice blend across multiple years of Country Music. Check out the complete list available on November 8th, 2011:

“Going Country Pack 05”
Chely Wright – “Single White Female” (RB3 Version)
Laura Bell Bundy – “Giddy On Up” (RB3 Version)
Reba McEntire – “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia” (RB3 Version)
Shania Twain – “Party for Two (with Billy Currington)” (RB3 Version)
Sugarland – “Settlin’” (RB3 Version)

“Going Country Pack 06”
Billy Currington – “That’s How Country Boys Roll” (RB3 Version)
Darryl Worley – “Awful, Beautiful Life” (RB3 Version)
Gary Allan – “Man of Me” (RB3 Version)
George Strait – “TWANG” (RB3 Version)
Johnny Cash – “Ring of Fire” (RB3 Version)
Justin Moore – “Backwoods” (RB3 Version)

“Going Country Pack 07”
Darius Rucker – “Alright” (RB3 Version)
Dierks Bentley – “Sideways” (RB3 Version) O
Keith Urban – “Kiss a Girl” (RB3 Version)
Lady Antebellum – “Perfect Day” (RB3 Version)
Luke Bryan – “Rain Is a Good Thing” (RB3 Version)
Merle Haggard – “Mama Tried” (RB3 Version) O
Trace Adkins – “Ride” (RB3 Version) X

“Going Country Pack 08”
Dwight Yoakam – “Intentional Heartache” (RB3 Version)
Jason Aldean – “Crazy Town” (RB3 Version)
Rascal Flatts – “Summer Nights” (RB3 Version)

“Country Mega Pack”
Contains all of the above tracks for one low price!

Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
Tracks marked with “O” do not feature keyboard parts, but do support harmonies and Pro Drums when played in Rock Band 3.

 

Pricing will be as follows:
$8.49/680 MS Pts/850 Wii for “Going Country Pack 05”
$9.99 USD, £4.99 UK, €7.99 EU (800 MS Points, 1000 Wii Points) for “Going Country Pack 06”
$10.99 USD, £5.99 UK, €8.99 EU (880 MS Points, 1100 Wii Points) for “Going Country Pack 07”
$5.49 USD, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 MS Points, 550 Wii Points) for “Going Country Pack 08”
$19.99/1600 MS Pts/2000 Wii Pts for “Country Mega Pack”
$1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts per song
$0.99/80 MS Pts/100 Wii Pts for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade

Other than full-album releases, this may be one of, of not the largest release of DLC songs in a single day to date.



MUSIC FROM COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTARS SUGARLAND, LADY ANTEBELLUM, KEITH URBAN, JASON ALDEAN, AND MORE ROLL INTO THE ROCK BAND MUSIC STORE!


Cambridge, Mass. – November 4th, 2011 – Harmonix today announced that hit tracks from country artists Sugarland, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean and more will be available beginning November 8th in the Rock Band 3 Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™.

Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 900 artists and more than 3,000* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/songs). Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch Nov. 20, 2007.

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™

Country music fans have plenty to celebrate about, as a whopping 21 hits come to the Rock Band Music Store on November 8th!

Broken up into four jam-packed collections, there’s something for everyone, whether you’re a fan of modern country greats or legendary performers of the past. From the award-winning duo Sugarland’s Billboard hit “Settlin’” to Merle Haggard’s 1968 hit, “Mama Tried,” these are tunes country fans won’t want to miss.

For those who want it all, the “Country Mega Pack” features all of these great hits for one low price! Get all 21 tracks for $19.99 USD, £9.99 UK, €14.99 EU (1600 MS Points, 2000 Wii Points), a significant savings on our most exciting collection of country hits yet! These tracks were previously available as part of the retail-only Country Track Pack 2 disc, and are now available as downloads for the first time with keyboard support!

All songs will feature harmonies, Pro Drums, and keyboards, unless otherwise noted. Additionally, a Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade for Trace Adkin’s “Ride,” off of his 2006 album Dangerous Man, will also be available.

Available on Xbox 360, Wii™and PlayStation®3 system (November 8th, 2011):


“Going Country Pack 05”
o Chely Wright – “Single White Female” (RB3 Version)
o Laura Bell Bundy – “Giddy On Up” (RB3 Version)
o Reba McEntire – “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia” (RB3 Version)
o Shania Twain – “Party for Two (with Billy Currington)” (RB3 Version)
o Sugarland – “Settlin’” (RB3 Version)

“Going Country Pack 06”
o Billy Currington – “That’s How Country Boys Roll” (RB3 Version)
o Darryl Worley – “Awful, Beautiful Life” (RB3 Version)
o Gary Allan – “Man of Me” (RB3 Version)
o George Strait – “TWANG” (RB3 Version)
o Johnny Cash – “Ring of Fire” (RB3 Version)
o Justin Moore – “Backwoods” (RB3 Version)

“Going Country Pack 07”
o Darius Rucker – “Alright” (RB3 Version)
o Dierks Bentley – “Sideways” (RB3 Version) O
o Keith Urban – “Kiss a Girl” (RB3 Version)
o Lady Antebellum – “Perfect Day” (RB3 Version)
o Luke Bryan – “Rain Is a Good Thing” (RB3 Version)
o Merle Haggard – “Mama Tried” (RB3 Version) O
o Trace Adkins – “Ride” (RB3 Version) X

“Going Country Pack 08”
o Dwight Yoakam – “Intentional Heartache” (RB3 Version)
o Jason Aldean – “Crazy Town” (RB3 Version)
o Rascal Flatts – “Summer Nights” (RB3 Version)

“Country Mega Pack”
o Contains all of the above tracks for one low price!

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system November 9th)

The tracks will be available for purchase individually on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song. Tracks marked with “O” do not feature keyboard parts, but do support harmonies and Pro Drums when played in Rock Band 3.

Price:
$8.49 USD, £4.39 UK, €6.59 EU (680 Microsoft Points, 850 Wii Points™) for “Going Country Pack 05”
$9.99 USD, £4.99 UK, €7.99 EU (800 MS Points, 1000 Wii Points) for “Going Country Pack 06”
$10.99 USD, £5.99 UK, €8.99 EU (880 MS Points, 1100 Wii Points) for “Going Country Pack 07”
$5.49 USD, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 MS Points, 550 Wii Points) for “Going Country Pack 08”
$19.99 USD, £9.99 UK, €14.99 EU (1600 MS Points, 2000 Wii Points) for “Country Mega Pack”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (100 Wii Points™/80 Microsoft Points), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade