PS2 and Wii owners alike rejoice, because Rock Band 2 is set to begin shipping to stores on December 18th. So if it is on your Christmas list it may get to a store near you by Christmas Day.
If you are buying the Wii version, DLC will be available after RB2 is released. Also Wii owners don’t forget to take advantage of the free 20 RB2 downloadable tracks. New music will be released every week until the entire back catalog is available.
CAMBRIDGE, MA – December 12, 2008 – 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 Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system will ship to stores nationwide December 18, 2008 .
Rock Band 2 Shipping and Pricing Information:
December 18, 2008 (Available in stores 5-7 days after the ship date)
Rock Band 2 Standalone Software (Wii) $49.99 MSRP
Rock Band 2 Standalone Software (PlayStation 2 System) $49.99 MSRP
Rock Band 2 Standalone Drums (Wii) $89.99 MSRP
Rock Band 2 Standalone Guitar (Wii) $69.99 MSRP
Rock Band 2 Special Edition Bundle (Wii) $189.99 MSRP