Cambridge, Mass. ? December 23rd, 2011 ? Harmonix today announced that music from Fueled By Ramen recording artists Cobra Starship, Panic! at the Disco, Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, and more will come to the Rock Band? 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 3,000* 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. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch on Nov. 20, 2007.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii?
Since 1996, Fueled By Ramen Records has pushed to build an ever-growing roster of the best and brightest punk-inspired rock/pop bands. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Fueled By Ramen had one of its biggest years yet in 2011, with a string of hits from bands like Gym Class Heroes, Paramore, Panic! at the Disco, and more. With ?Fueled By Ramen Pack 01,? some of those hits come to Rock Band on December 27th!
?You Make Me Feel?? the hit single off of Cobra Starship?s Night Shades kicks off the pack. The song features female singer-songwriter Sabi, who lends her vocals to the dance pop hit. Gym Class Heroes? ?Stereo Hearts,? featuring Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine, Panic! at the Disco?s ?I Write Sins Not Tragedies,? Paramore?s ?Pressure,? and Sublime with Rome?s ?Panic? are also included in the pack. Rounding things out is Travie McCoy, featuring chart-topping singer-writer Bruno Mars, with the hit track ?Billionaire.?
Fueled By Ramen is currently celebrating its 15th anniversary with a book and DVD, featuring interviews with Paramore?s Haley Williams, and live performances from Fueled By Ramen recording artists. More info can be found on Fueled by Ramen?s official online store.
Available on Xbox 360 and Wii?on December 27th; available on PlayStation®3 system January 3rd:
Cobra Starship (ft. Sabi) ? ?You Make Me Feel?? O
Gym Class Heroes (ft. Adam Levine) ? ?Stereo Hearts? O
Panic! at the Disco ? ?I Write Sins Not Tragedies? X O
Paramore ? ?Pressure?
Sublime with Rome ? ?Panic? X O
Travie McCoy (ft. Bruno Mars) ? ?Billionaire? O
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system January 4th)
The tracks will be available as ?Fueled By Ramen Pack 01,? with all songs available for purchase individually on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii?. Tracks marked with ?O? feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with ?X? will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
$9.99 USD, £4.99 UK, ?7.99 EU (800 Microsoft Points, 1000 Wii Points?) for the ?Fueled By Ramen 01? pack
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, ?1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points, 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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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