June 13, 2008
MTV Games and Harmonix Offer Rock
Band Special Edition Bundle for PS2 at $99.99 for a Limited Time
Harmonix and MTV Games along with
marketing and distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that for
a limited time Rock Band Special Edition Bundle for the PlayStation 2 is
available for a MSRP of $99.99 at participating retailers. Rock Band instrument
controllers for PlayStation 2 system are compatible with the PLAYSTATION 3.
“For a limited time this promotion
will provide music fans and casual gamers the chance to experience the Harmonix
masterpiece Rock Band at an extremely affordable price,” said Bob Picunko, Vice
President of Electronic Games and Interactive Products for MTV. “This is a great
value for a Father’s Day gift, a graduation party or summer vacation.”
The Rock Band Special Edition Bundle
for the PlayStation 2 system features a wireless Fender Stratocaster guitar
controller, electronic drum kit, real drum sticks, microphone, USB hub and Rock
Band software. In addition, Rock Band Track Pack Volume 1 for the PlayStation 2
and Wii will be available on July 15, 2008, for a MSRP of $29.99. The 20-song
pack features an electrifying mix of classic hits and current favorites,
including songs by Boston, NIN, Stone Temple Pilots, and 30 Seconds to Mars.
Rock Band is the ultimate platform
for music fans and gamers challenging players to put together a band and tour
for fame and fortune, while mastering lead/bass guitar, drums and vocals.
Featuring the most master recordings than any other music game, Rock Band
features some of the world’s biggest rock artists and spans every genre of rock
ranging from alternative and classic rock to heavy metal and punk.
Rock Band has garnered more than 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 is rated “T” for Teen
(lyrics, mild suggestive themes) by the ESRB.
EA is the exclusive distribution and
marketing partner for Rock Band.