Mark your calendars as Harmonix has finally announced the release date of Rock Band Blitz for both the Xbox Live Arcade and Playstation Network. The game will be dropping on August 28th for $14.99 or 1200 Microsoft Points.
The game will support thousands of songs that are available from the Rock Band store, tracks exported from Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and more. Harmonix has also announced four more songs that will ship with the game.
Avenged Sevenfold - "So Far Away"
Fun. ft. Janelle Monae - "We Are Young"
Kool & The Gang - 'Jungle Boogie"
My Chemical Romance - "Sing"
Probably the best part is that all of Rock Band Blitz's songs are compatible to play in Rock Band 3 with full instrument set ups.
For a full list of the songs released so far in Rock Band Blitz check out the official website
I got to play Rock Band Blitz at PAX East 2012 and if you loved Harmonix's earlier games like Amplitude, Frequency or the recent Rock Band Unplugged for PSP then you will love Rock Band Blitz! I could not put the game down and I found myself getting in line over and over to keep playing the game.
ROCK BAND BLITZ BRINGS OVER THE TOP RHYTHM ACTION TO PLAYSTATION NETWORK AND XBOX LIVE ARCADE THIS AUGUST!
Cambridge, Mass. – July 18th, 2012 – Harmonix is excited to announce that Rock Band™ Blitz will be coming to the PlayStation®Network on August 28th for $14.99 and to Xbox LIVE® Arcade on August 29th for 1200 Microsoft Points™. Rock Band Blitz takes the popular franchise in an exciting new direction, with over-the-top and addictive controller-based gameplay – no instrument peripherals required!
Rock Band Blitz will support the biggest music library in gaming, fully compatible with thousands of songs already available in the Rock Band Music Store, as well as tracks exported from Rock Band, Rock Band 2, and more! Additionally, Rock Band Blitz will ship with more than 20 songs from music’s biggest artists, including music from Blink-182, Foster the People, Iron Maiden, and the following songs that were announced today:
Avenged Sevenfold – “So Far Away”
Fun. ft. Janelle Monáe – “We Are Young”
Kool & The Gang – “Jungle Boogie”
My Chemical Romance – “Sing”
Rock Band Blitz's songs are also immediately compatible with and playable in Rock Band 3, where players can experience these hits as a full band, using compatible guitar, microphone, drum, and keyboard peripherals! For a full list of songs revealed so far, head to http://www.rockband.com/games/rockbandblitz!
Harmonix has also released its latest video featuring Rock Band Blitz Project Director Matthew Nordhaus explaining some of the game’s crazy, game-changing Power-ups: Bottle Rocket, Blast Note, Flame Note, and Synchrony. Find the video online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2OiHcQjpDc.
For more information on Rock Band Blitz, Rock Band 3 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.
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