On September 23rd 2011 Harmonix announced a new 4 pack from fan favourites Slipknot will be released in the Rock Band 3 music store for DLC from September 27th. Players will find these on the 360, PS3 and Wii.
These tracks are in celebration of the 10 year anniversary reissue of the band’s modern classic IOWA album which will come on a 2 cd / DVD format.
As all Rock Band players will know, the game has a huge and arguably the best selection of songs, albums and artists of any other rhythm-em-up game. In fact, it now boasts over 900 artists and more than 3000 tracks available via disc and DLC. Find the complete list at www.rockband.com/songs
All these songs will feature five-button guitar shredding along with Bass, Drums, Pro Drums, Keys, Pro Keys and of course, harmonies. For an additional $0.99 Pro Guitar and Pro Bass will be available on some tracks.
Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (September 27th, 2011):
· Slipknot – “Wait and Bleed” X
· Slipknot – “Left Behind”
· Slipknot – “Pulse of the Maggots”
· Slipknot – “Snuff” X
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system September 28th)
The tracks will be available as “Slipknot Pack 02” and will be available for purchase individually on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
$6.99, £3.49 UK, €5.29 EU (560 Microsoft Points, 700 Wii Points™) for “Slipknot Pack 02”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00USD (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.