Starting today, gamers are able to pre-order the standalone disc version of Rock Band 4 for the Xbox One and the Playstation 4. Both versions feature a world-class soundtrack of more than 60 tracks, access to more than 1,500 additional songs through the in-game Music Store and the ability to import and play previously purchased Rock Band tracks within the same console family at no additional cost. Xbox One versions of the standalone version ($79.99) will come with the game and a Legacy Game Controller Adapter that will allow returning rockers to use their old equipment with the new game.
The adapter supports up to four wireless Rock Band controllers simultaneously as well as many third party wireless instrument controllers for the Xbox 360. In addition, Rock Band 4 for the PlayStation 4 ($59.99) supports most legacy Rock Band and third party wireless guitars and drums with no additional hardware.
“By offering game-only options and supporting seamless compatibility with previous-generation music game controllers, we’re thrilled to be offering the best value for longtime music gaming fans this holiday,” said Harmonix CEO, Steve Janiak.
Also announced today are 10 new songs that will joining the line-up of hits that will be in Rock Band 4. These songs will be on the disc and include:
· .38 Special – “Caught Up In You”
· Arctic Monkeys – “Arabella”
· The Both – “Milwaukee”
· Cake – “Short Skirt/Long Jacket”
· Little Big Town – “Little White Church”
· Lucius – “Turn It Around”
· The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – “The Impression That I Get”
· The Protomen – “Light Up The Night”
· Soundgarden – “Superunknown”
· Tijuana Sweetheart – “Pistol Whipped”
Rock Band 4 will be released on October 6 for the Xbox One and the Playstation 4.
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