Incubus’ “Drive” only DLC next week for Rock Band, more artists for this summer teased

by: Dan -
For the first time in a long time, Harmonix weekly DLC for the Rock Band Music Store consists of a single downloadable track.  Next week, Incubus’ hit “Drive” will be available for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii for $1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts.  It does not appear to have Pro Upgrades or keyboard support.  The track will be (like all tracks) compatible with the upcoming Rock Band Blitz due out this Summer.

To help offset the disappointment of a single track, Harmonix also announced some of the DLC artists that will be appearing later this Summer, including Queens of the Stone Age, the B-52’s and Daughtry.  So I guess that is something.
INCUBUS’ HIT SINGLE ”DRIVE” FROM THEIR DOUBLE PLATINUM SELLING ALBUM MAKE YOURSELF HEADED TO ROCK BAND!

MUSIC FROM QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, DAUGHTRY, AND THE B-52’S COMING THIS SUMMER!

Cambridge, Mass. – June  8th, 2012– Harmonix today announced that the hit track “Drive” from Incubus is headed to the Rock Band™  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 1,400 artists and more than 3,500* 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 on Nov. 20, 2007.

Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the upcoming controller-based Rock Band Blitz, coming summer of 2012 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation®Network!

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

California-based rock group Incubus had been making music for nearly ten years before it hit the mainstream with their chart-topping third album, 1999’s Make Yourself. “Drive,” the third single from the record and the track that earned the band Billboard’s Modern Rock Single of the Year award, comes to the Rock Band Music Store on June 12th!

The addition of “Drive” grows the library of Incubus tracks playable in Rock Band, which includes “Adolescents,” “Dig,” and “Wish You Were Here,” all available now on the Rock Band Music Store.

Fans can expect even more great music this summer, as the number of available songs on the Music Store continues to grow, with tracks from Queens of the Stone Age, Daughtry, the B-52s, and more available in the coming months!

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (June 12th, 2012):
• Incubus – “Drive”
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system June 13th)

Price:
$1.99 USD (160 Microsoft Points™, 200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (80 Microsoft Points™, 100 Wii Points™) per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade

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

*Available on-disc, via download and disc export. Internet connection and export key purchase required. Wii™ Shop Channel has more than 1,500 song tracks available for purchase on the Rock Band platform on-disc, via song import, and download. Not applicable to Nintendo DS™.
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