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Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2 Coming Soon

November 6, 2008

MTV Games, Harmonix and EA Announce “Rock Band Track Pack Volume 2” Shipping For All Consoles November 17, 2008

Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks, along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced plans to ship Rock Band® Track Pack Volume 2 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the Wii™ home video game console from Nintendo on November 17, 2008.

Rock Band Track Pack Volume 2 is a standalone software product that allows owners of Rock Band Special Edition, Rock Bandor Rock Band 2 peripherals to keep the party going with more hit songs from the pantheon of rock music. The 20-song pack features an electrifying mix of classic hits and current favorites, including songs by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mötley Cre, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Blondie.

Rock Band Track Pack Volume 2 marks the first time that a Rock Band Track Pack has come to Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system. Fans who buy the track pack on these consoles can play the disc as a standalone game, or download the songs to their console through a free offer with Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network or the PlayStation Network.[1] Combined with the ongoing weekly release of downloadable content, the track parts are yet another way rockers can continue to expand their music catalogue.

Tracks:

Artist Song Title Decade

  1. Avenged Sevenfold Afterlife 2000's

  2. Blondie Call Me 1970's

  3. Weezer El Scorcho 1990's

  4. Devo Girl U Want 1980's

  5. Maximo Park Girls Who Play Guitars 2000's

  6. Disturbed Indestructible 2000's

  7. Angels & Airwaves It Hurts 2000's

  8. Cars, The Just What I Needed 1970's

  9. Police, The Message in a Bottle 1980's

  10. Pixies Monkey Gone to Heaven 1980's

  11. Duran Duran Rio 1980's

  12. Mötley Cre Saints of Los Angeles 2000's

  13. Lynyrd Skynyrd Simple Man 1970's

  14. Red Hot Chili Peppers Snow ((Hey Oh)) 2000's

  15. Nine Inch Nails The Perfect Drug 1990's

  16. Fall Out Boy This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race 2000's

  17. Papa Roach Time Is Running Out 2000's

  18. Garbage Why Do You Love Me 2000's

  19. Judas Priest You've Got Another Thing Comin' 1980's

  20. Smashing Pumpkins Zero 1990's Online connection required.

All 20 tracks utilize original master recordings**

Price: $29.99 MSRP

Rock Band 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, Rock Band includes tracks that span every genre of rock ranging from alternative and classic rock, to heavy metal and punk. Rock Band has garnered over 40 awards including Game Critics Award: Best of Show E3 2007 and three awards at The 11th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards including Outstanding Innovation in Gaming, Family Game of the Year, and Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack.

Rock Band® Track Pack Volume 2 is rated “T” for Teen with a descriptor of Lyrics by the ESRB. Rock Band is currently available for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system and PlayStation 2 system and Wii. Rock Band 2 is currently available for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system, and will be available for the PlayStation 2 system and Wii in December 2008.

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