March 11, 2010
Green Day: Rock Band Coming This
Green Day, MTV Games, Harmonix
and Reprise / Warner Bros. Records Unleash Green Day: Rock Band on the World
June 8, 2010
Full standalone music video game
experience features 47 exportable tracks, rare access to the Green Day media
vault, artist likenesses and more!
Multi-platinum selling and Grammy
Award winning group Green Day, along with Harmonix, the leading developer of
music-based games, MTV Games today announced that Green Day: Rock Band, the full
standalone music video game experience that celebrates Green Day’s historic
career and genre-defining albums will launch worldwide June 8, 2010, for the
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and the Wii.
Green Day: Rock Band allows players
to step onto the stage and into the shoes of Green Day, the multi-platinum,
Grammy Award-winning band that jump-started the punk-pop revival and has
continued to pave the way for American rock music into the 21st century. Taking
on the likenesses of Green Day members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré
Cool, players progress through the story and history of Green Day, gaining
access into the band’s media vault, where they can unlock more than 100
collectible images, and more than 40 minutes of rare and unreleased video from
interviews, outtakes and performances.
Featuring the three-part vocal
harmony technology Harmonix introduced with the award-winning The Beatles: Rock
Band, Green Day: Rock Band gives players access to an incredible setlist of 47
tracks that span the band’s career including “Brain Stew,” “Jaded,” “Hitchin’ a
Ride,” “American Idiot,” “Wake Me Up When September Ends” and “Boulevard of
Broken Dreams.” All 47 tracks are fully exportable, providing players with the
opportunity to play the songs in Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and the recently
announced Rock Band 3! In addition, the six Green Day tracks already available
in the Rock Band Music Store as downloadable content can be played in Green Day:
Rock Band with added vocal harmonies, unique performance visuals, and exclusive
Green Day: Rock Band pricing is as
Green Day: Rock Band standalone
game for Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 system
US MSRP $59.99
Green Day: Rock Band standalone
game for Wii system
US MSRP $49.99
Green Day: Rock Band Plus for Xbox
360/PlayStation 3 system (US/Canada only)
US MSRP $69.99
Includes special packaging,
export and six Green Day DLC tracks ($22 total value)
Green Day: Rock Band will be
released simultaneously in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and
other territories on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii. The game is compatible
with all Rock Band instrument controllers, as well as most Guitar Hero and other
third-party music video game peripherals and microphones.
This latest Rock Band title aims to
encapsulate the spirit and energy of a band that has sold more than 50 million
records worldwide and been hailed as one of the best live acts touring today.
Green Day has won critical acclaim and numerous accolades, including Grammy
Awards for Best Alternative Music Performance for Dookie, Best Rock Album for
American Idiot and Record of the Year for their smash hit "Boulevard of Broken
Dreams.” Earlier this year, Green Day released their eighth studio album, 21st
Century Breakdown, on Reprise Records. The album debuted at No. 1 on the
Billboard Top 200 chart, as well as on the Rock, Active Rock and Alternative
charts, fueled by the alternative radio No. 1 single “Know Your Enemy,” and won
the Grammy Award for Best Rock Album.
Green Day: Rock Band is rated “T”
for Teen by the ESRB.
Green Day: Rock Band is published by
MTV Games and developed by Harmonix. Electronic Arts Inc. is serving as
distribution partner for the game.