Guitar Hero World Tour to Bring New Oasis Album, Dig Out Your Soul, as DLC

October 17, 2008

Guitar Hero World Tour to Bring
New Oasis Album, Dig Out Your Soul, as DLC

“Bag it Up,” “Waiting for the
Rapture” and Hit Single “The Shock of the Lighting” to arrive in November; Full
Album Available in 2009

Gamers looking to shred, drum and
wail away to the new sounds of beloved, multi-platinum UK rock band, Oasis, need
not wait much longer as music from the band’s critically acclaimed Dig Out Your
Soul album will soon be available for download in Activision Publishing, Inc.’s
Guitar Hero World Tour.

Featuring “Bag it Up,” “Waiting for
the Rapture” and the hit first single “The Shock of the Lightning” from the
band’s seventh studio album, the Oasis Track Pack will be available on November
6 for the Xbox 360 and the PLAYSTATION 3. In addition, the three tracks will be
released as single downloadable songs for both the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3.
The Dig Out Your Soul album, in it entirety or via individual singles, will be
available for download in 2009.

When the house lights go down on
October 26th, a new generation of guitarists, drummers and fearless frontmen
will come together and rock with Guitar Hero World Tour. The latest installment
in the #1 best-selling video game franchise of 2007, Guitar Hero World Tour
transforms music gaming by expanding Guitar Hero’s signature guitar gameplay
into a cooperative band experience that combines the most advanced wireless
controllers with new revolutionary online* and offline gameplay modes including
Band Career and 8-player “Battle of the Bands,” which allows two full bands to
compete head-to-head online for the first time ever. The game features a slick
newly redesigned guitar controller, drum kit controller and a microphone, as
well as an innovative Music Studio music creator that lets players compose,
record, edit and share their own rock ‘n’ roll anthems. Music creators will also
be able to share their recordings with their friends online through GHTunesSM
where other gamers can download and play an endless supply of unique creations.

Guitar Hero World Tour is being
developed by Neversoft Entertainment for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3. The Wii
version is being developed by Vicarious Visions. The PlayStation 2 is being
developed by Budcat. The game is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB. For more
information on Guitar Hero World Tour, please visit