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Six new Linkin Park tracks to come to Rock Band 3

Posted by: Tina at 1/7/2011 9:54 AM
As of January 11th, the Rock Band 3 Music Store will be host to six new tracks from Linkin Park. The Linkin Park Pack 01 comes with two tracks from the band’s debut album: “Crawling” and “In The End.” Following suit with the band’s next albums, the other tracks include “Somewhere I Belong,” “Numb,” “What I’ve Done,” and finally “Waiting for the End” which was just recently released in September of 2010.

The six tracks will be available for the 360, Wii and PS3 systems for 800 Microsoft points/1,000 Wii points/$9.99, respectively. Or, you can grab the tracks individually for 160 Microsoft points/200 Wii points/$0.99. Those tracks marked with an “X” can be played in Pro Guitar/Pro Bass mode but require an additional 80 MP/100 WP/$0.99.


Cambridge, Mass. – Jan. 7, 2011– Harmonix today announced that Linkin Park will bring a six pack of songs to Rock Band, available beginning Jan. 11 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 800 artists and more than 2,000* 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. To date, more than 75 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
American rockers Linkin Park will drop some much-anticipated songs in the Rock Band 3 Music Store next week. The band, formed in 1996 in California, has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide and holds two Grammy® Awards. Linkin Park is touring the United States beginning Jan. 20. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.linkinpark.com.

Linkin Park Pack 01 features “Crawling” and “In the End” from their 2000 debut album, Hybrid Theory, which was certified Diamond in 2005. From the band’s second album, Meteora, the pack features “Somewhere I Belong” and “Numb,” the biggest song of the year in 2003 on the Modern Rock charts. The pack also features “What I’ve Done” from their third album, Minutes to Midnight, which topped the Billboard charts when it was released in 2007. And from their latest album, A Thousand Suns, which was released in September 2010, the pack features “Waiting for the End.”

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 (Jan. 11):
“Crawling”
“In the End”X
“Numb”
“Somewhere I Belong”
“Waiting for the End”
“What I’ve Done”X
(All tracks are original master recordings)
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system Jan. 12)

These songs will be available for purchase as individual tracks and as “Linkin Park Pack 01” 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:
$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
$9.99, £4.99 UK, €7.99 EU (800 Microsoft Points, 1,000 Wii Points) for Linkin Park Pack 01

** 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 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™.

Website Links:
For more information, please visit:

Rock Band Website
Linkin Park Website

Rock Band 3 is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system, Wii and Nintendo DS. Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii versions support downloadable content.

Downloadable content for Wii is purchased via the in-game Rock Band Music Storeusing Wii Points™ purchased through the Wii™ Shop Channel and can be downloaded to the system memory or to an SD card for additional storage. The tracks stream directly from the SD card for seamless play.

The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library. The complete list of tracks can be found at www.rockband.com/songs.

Rock Band 3 is rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB. Music downloads are not rated by the ESRB.

For more information on Rock Band 3 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.

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