170w ago - Harmonix PR Manager John Drake has revealed that a PSN-exclusive Rock Band PS3 DLC sale begins next week.
To quote: We're hard at work finishing up Rock Band 3 for its release in just a few short weeks (October 26th! Pre-order Now!).
RB3 has an amazing 83 song setlist that runs the musical gamut, including tracks from Queen, Hendrix, Paramore, Slipknot, the Beach Boys, Huey Lewis and the News... it's a crazy group of awesome songs.
The only thing more impressive than the setlist of Rock Band 3 is the fact that it supports the entirety of your existing DLC catalog. So what better time than now to add to your song collection from our 1500+ track catalog?
But what to buy? Well how about some tracks that are on sale exclusively for the PlayStation Community? That's right, we're offering amazing singles, packs and full albums for sale just for you guys!
Whether you're looking for metal, classic rock, pop or punk, any or all of these songs make great additions to your library, just in time for RB3! See below for the full list and see you rocking on PSN!
And, of course, stay tuned to RockBand.com to catch the latest announcements about weekly Rock Band DLC!
206w ago - Today Rock Band 2 Lead Designer Dan Teasdale has announced that a new Rock Band 2 PS3 software update is on the way that includes some long-awaited fan feature requests.
To quote: I'm proud to announce that the Rock Band team has finalized a software update for Rock Band 2 on the PlayStation 3 that addresses some common feature requests from our fans.
We've also added some great new functionality that we think you'll be excited to try out when the software update arrives this Thursday.
This update wouldn't be possible without the feedback and suggestions that we receive from everyone in both the Rock Band and PlayStation communities. Everybody here at Harmonix takes your forum posts and suggestions to heart, and we wouldn't be able to make our games as awesome as they are without all of the feature requests and feedback that we get from you on a daily basis.
So from all of us here at Harmonix, thank you, and please keep letting us know what you'd like to see in future updates and games!
This update includes:
• "Sort by Stars" in Quickplay. If you hit the "Sort" button on the Song Select screen, you'll come to a brand new sort...
221w ago - With an extraordinary catalogue of 45 tracks available, The Beatles: Rock Band - Two Microphone Pack for PS3 will allow players to enjoy multi-part harmonies in a way never before experienced within a music game through an unprecedented, experiential progression of the music and artistry of The Beatles.
Press Release: ROCK BAND MEDIA ALERT MTV GAMES, HARMONIX AND EA ANNOUNCE
Unique Bundle Allows Fab Four Fans to Sing Along to 45 of The Beatles' Greatest Hits
Guildford, UK. - 22nd Sept., 2009 - Harmonix, MTV Games, and distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc., today announced the The Beatles: Rock Band - Two Microphone Pack for PS3™, combining The Beatles: Rock Band, the most critically-acclaimed music game of the year, with two SingStar microphones from Sony's leading interactive singing experience franchise.
The Beatles: Rock Band - Two Microphone Pack for PS3™ is available now in the UK for a suggested retail price of £49.99.
Additional music from The Beatles' epic catalogue will be made available for purchase and download through The Beatles: Rock Band Music Store. Abbey Road will be released on October 20, 2009, followed by the release of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in November and Rubber Soul in December.
251w ago - Rock Band 2 will ship for PS3 and PS2 on March 27 in the UK. The Wii version's releasing on April 24. The game will retail for £49.99 for PS3, £29.99 for PlayStation 2 and £39.99 for Wii.
In addition, Rock Band peripherals got price drops today:
• Stand alone guitars will retail at £39.99
• Stand alone drums will retail for £49.99
• An "Instrument Edition" including drums, guitar and microphone will retail for £89.99
Press Release: MTV GAMES, HARMONIX AND EA ANNOUNCE ROCK BAND¬®2 COMING TO THE UK FOR PLAYSTATION¬®3, PlayStation¬®2 ON 27 MARCH AND WiiTM ON 24 APRIL
Rock Band Instrument Edition Bundles Now Available at new Price Points
GUILDFORD, UK - February 27, 2009 - Harmonix, the world's premier music video game development company, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that its critically acclaimed music videogame Rock Band¬® 2 will begin shipping in Europe for the PLAYSTATION¬®3 computer entertainment system and the PlayStation¬®2 computer entertainment system beginning the week of 23rd March. Rock Band 2 will also ship for the Wii™ home video game console from Nintendo beginning week of 20th April.
270w ago - Rock Band 2 was released on the XBox 360 on September 14, 2008 with an exclusive launch window in North America. Today it was announced that Rock Band 2 for the PS3 will be available on October 19, 2008.
In addition, Rock Band 2 for the PS2 and Wii will ship in December 2008. The Rock Band 2 Special Edition Bundle for the XBox 360 will also be available on retail shelves October 19, 2008.
Press Release: MTV Games, Harmonix and Electronic Arts Announce Ship Dates for Rock Band¬® 2 Coming to PLAYSTATION¬®3 System, PlayStation¬®2 System and WiiTM
Harmonix, the world's premier music video game development company, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that Rock Band¬® 2 for the PLAYSTATION¬®3 computer entertainment system will be available on October 19, 2008. In addition, Rock Band 2 for the PlayStation¬®2 computer entertainment system and the Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo will ship in December 2008.
In addition, the Rock Band 2 Special Edition Bundle for the Xbox 360¬® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft will also be available on retail shelves October 19, 2008.