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Rock the Clash and Blink-182 next week on Rock Band

Posted by: Dan at 10/7/2011 12:36 PM
Harmonix is bringing us a three-pack of Blink-182 to Rock Band next week as well as the classic 1982 Clash track “Rock the Casbah”, which is about as recognizable hit as any song from the 1980’s. The three Blink-182 tracks are a bit on the deeper side, but fans of the band will be thrilled to get access to them.

All four songs will be available on October 11th, with pricing $5.49/440 MS Pts/550 Wii Pts for “Blink-182 Pack 03”, $1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts per song and $0.99/80 MS Pts/100 Wii Pts for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade.


Available on October 11th, 2011:
The Clash – “Rock the Casbah” X
Blink-182 – “The Party Song
Blink-182 – “Stay Together for the Kids
Blink-182 – “Up All Night”X
Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.




THREE NEW TRACKS FROM BLINK-182 AND A CLASSIC FROM THE CLASH
HEAD TO THE ROCK BAND STORE!

Cambridge, Mass. – October 7th, 2011– Harmonix today announced that a 3-pack from pop punk rockers Blink-182 and a classic single from The Clash will be available beginning October 11th in theRock 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 Bandprovides 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 d isc 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™

This week’s Blink-182 track pack adds three songs to an already impressive existing catalog of 10 playable songs in Rock Band!

“The Party Song,” from 1999’s critically acclaimed Enema of the State, leads the pack. It’s followed by “Stay Together for the Kids” from the band’s fourth studio album, 2001’s Take Off Your Pants and Jacket. The pack is rounded out with the single “Up All Night” from the recently released and highly-anticipated Neighborhoods, the band’s first studio album since 2003.

The Clash’s 1982 hit single, “Rock the Casbah,” will also be available. This classic track, the English punk pioneers’ highest charting single in their legendary career, will also have an optional Pro Guitar/Bass upgrade available!

As always, songs available as downloadable content for Rock Band 3 feature five-button guitar and bass parts, drums, Pro Drums, and keys, Pro Keys and harmonies, where applicable. Some songs also feature Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades available for an additional $0.99 upgrade download.

Available on Xbox 360®, Wii™and PlayStation®3 system (October 11th, 2011):
• The Clash – “Rock the Casbah” X
• Blink-182 – “The Party Song”
• Blink-182 – “Stay Together for the Kids”
• Blink-182 – “Up All Night”X

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system October 12th)

The tracks will be available as “Blink-182 Pack 03” and 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.

Price:
$5.49, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points™) for “Blink-182 Pack 03”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00USD (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