Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, 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 the release of Rock Band(R) Track Pack(TM): Classic Rock. The standalone software is available now at retail stores nationwide for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system and Wii(TM) system. The suggested retail price for Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock is $29.99. Featuring an outstanding mix of favorite classic rock hits, Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock features 20-songs from mega artists such as The Who, Rush, Boston, Police Steve Miller Band, George Thorogood and more!
Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock, like all Rock Band software, is compatible with all Rock Band instrument controllers, as well as most Guitar Hero(R) and other music instrument controllers. As an added bonus, fans who buy the Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system can play directly from the disc or download the songs onto their consoles' hard drives through a free offer with Xbox LIVE(R) online entertainment network or the PlayStation(R)Network. Once downloaded, the songs will automatically appear in the player's custom Rock Band library and can be integrated into set lists and played in all game modes. The Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock is the latest in a series of popular software releases developed to increase player's library of music for the Rock Band platform including Rock Band Track Pack 1, Rock Band Track Pack 2 and AC/DC LIVE: Rock Band Track Pack. With more than 670 tracks available in the Rock Band music catalogue, and regular releases of downloadable content every week, Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock is yet another way rockers can continue to expand and customize their music libraries. The Rock Band franchise is the ultimate platform for music fans and gamers to interact with music like never before. The game challenges players to put together a band and tour for fame and fortune -- all while learning to master lead/bass guitar, drums and vocals. Featuring the most master recordings of any music game ever by the world's biggest rock artists, the Rock Band music catalogue includes tracks that span every genre of rock ranging from alternative and classic rock, to heavy metal and punk. Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock is rated "T" for Teen with a descriptor of Mild Lyrics by the ESRB. Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are currently available for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system, PlayStation 2 system and Wii. For more information on Rock Band and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.