Cambridge, Mass. – November 21st, 2012 – Harmonix today announced that singles from Carly Rae Jepsen and Marcy Playground are headed 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 1,400 artists and more than 4,000* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks atwww.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.

Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the controller-based rhythm-action title, Rock Band Blitz, available now on PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade!

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii

On November 27th, Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” will come to the Rock BandMusic Store. This upbeat pop track originally appeared on Jepsen’s EP, Curiosity and then later on her smash full length release Kiss, and reached the top of the charts worldwide! The single will be available alongside Marcy Playground’s breakthrough single, “Sex and Candy,” from the band’s self-titled 1997 debut.

Additionally, the controller-based rhythm-action of Rock Band Blitz is now on sale for Xbox LIVE Arcade for a limited time. From now until November 26th, players can pick upRock Band Blitz for 600 Microsoft Points™, 50% off its regular price! Rock Band Blitzcomes bundled with over 20 songs, and works instantly with any of the 3500+ Rock Band songs. Rock Band Blitz’s songs are also immediately compatible and playable in Rock Band 3, where players can experience these hits as a full band, using compatible guitar, microphone, drum, and keyboard peripherals!

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (November 27th, 2012):

  • Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe” O
  • Marcy Playground – “Sex and Candy” X

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system November 28th)

Price:
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points ™, 200 Wii Points) per song
$0.99 USD (80 Microsoft Points, 100 Wii Points), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade

Tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.** 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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A long-time fan and reveler of all things Geek, I am also the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of GamingShogun.com