Say Yes to a five-pack of Rock Band DLC

by: Dan -
Way back in October of 2008, I put together a list of artists and songs that were MIA from the band games such as the Rock Band series.  Since that time, a lot of the artists and songs on my list have made it to one of the platforms, but this week finally brings a big one song that I was hoping for within the five-pack of hits from Yes.   The one I wanted was “Owner of a Lonely Heart”, but we got four more classic Yes songs to go with it.

There is a solid chance I will be getting all of these, as the songs are so intricate and equally tough for vocals as well as instruments.  Pricing will be $8.99/680 MS Pts/900 Wii Pts for “Yes Pack 01”, $1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts per song and $0.99/80 MS Pts/100 Wii for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade.  The five songs coming on July 26th are:


Yes – “Heart of the Sunrise
Yes – “I’ve Seen All Good People”X
Yes – “Owner of a Lonely Heart”X
Yes – “South Side of the Sky
Yes – “Starship Trooper
Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

UNPARALLELED BRITISH PROG ROCK KINGS YES
DELIVER STANDOUT ROCK BAND 5 PACK!

Cambridge, Mass. – July 22nd, 2011– Harmonix today announced that a 5 pack from Yes will be available beginning July 26th 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 2,900* 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

Fans of amazing progressive rock, powerful vocal hooks and challenging Rock Band gameplay – REJOICE. Yes has returned to the Rock Band platform with a 5-Pack featuring some of their greatest hits.

Super intricate and epic tracks like  “Heart of the Sunrise”, “Starship Trooper” and “South Side of the Sky” kick off the pack with winding multi-minute polyrhythmic sets of unique instrumentation and powerful melodies. The pack also features the band at their most straightforward and rocking, with “I’ve Seen All Good People and “Owner of a Lonely Heart”, rounding out this very solid 5 pack. For fans of any instrument, the tracks are amazing; for fans of keyboard gameplay, the entire pack is a must!

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 (July 26th, 2011):
Yes – “Heart of the Sunrise”
Yes – “I’ve Seen All Good People”X
Yes – “Owner of a Lonely Heart”X
Yes – “South Side of the Sky”
Yes – “Starship Trooper”

These tracks will be available for purchase as “Yes Pack 01” and as individual tracks 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:
$8.99, £4.39 UK, €6.59 EU (680 Microsoft Points, 900 Wii Points) for “Yes Pack 01”
$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

** 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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