December 5, 2008
Rock Band Celebrates 500 Song
Milestone As It Adds No Doubt’s: ‘The Singles 1992-2003’ Pack to the Rock Band
MTV Games and Harmonix Give Rock
Band Fans Access to 13 of the Most Popular No Doubt Tracks Including “Just a
Girl,” “Bathwater,” “Spiderwebs” and More!
Harmonix, the world’s premier music
video game development company, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks
(NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced the rock-pop pioneers of No Doubt will bring
13 tracks to the Rock Band® music catalog of downloadable content expanding the
Rock Band library to include more than 500 songs!
No Doubt’s: ‘The Singles 1992-2003’
pack will include 13 master tracks from the band’s 2003 album The Singles
1992-2003, which featured a compilation of hits from No Doubt’s previous albums
Tragic Kingdom, Return of Saturn, and Rock Steady. The album sold more than 2.2
million copies in the United States alone. The No Doubt tracks included in the
pack are listed below. Pricing will be $1.99 (160 Microsoft Points) per track or
$19.99 (1600 Microsoft Points) for the pack. The tracks will be available for
download starting December 9, 2008, for the Xbox®360 video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft and December 11, 2008, for the PLAYSTATION®3
computer entertainment system.
"Just a Girl"
"It’s My Life"
"Underneath It All"
"Excuse Me Mr.”
"Simple Kind of Life”
(Click on the song title above to
watch the music video)
“Thanks to all at Harmonix and MTV
Games, who, along with our artist, management, label and publishing partners,
put an incredible amount of work into achieving this milestone,” stated Paul
DeGooyer, Senior Vice President of Electronic Games and Music for MTV. “Now
there can be ‘No Doubt’ that the Rock Band music platform offers the deepest and
most diverse collection of songs available to gamers and music fans alike.”
Rock Band continues to satisfy music
fans’ and gamers’ voracious appetite for rock with more than 28 million paid
downloads since its launch on November 20, 2007. 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. See the
attached document for a list of the more than 500 songs included in the Rock
Band music catalog. To view a complete list of tracks go to www.rockband.com/music
Rock Band and Rock Band 2
allow online play and features that expand the boundaries of music gaming. Rock
Band downloadable content is playable and integrated into setlists in all game
modes. In order to play downloadable content for head-to-head matches or
multiplayer online, all players must own the same downloadable track.
Downloadable content for Xbox 360 is available for purchase via Xbox LIVE®
Marketplace for Xbox 360 using Microsoft Points and is downloaded directly to
the hard drive of Xbox 360. Downloadable content for the PLAYSTATION 3 system’s
version of Rock Band is available for purchase on the PlayStation®Store through
the free PlayStation®Network and is downloaded directly to PLAYSTATION 3
system’s built in hard drive.
Rock Band 2 for Xbox 360 and
PLAYSTATION 3 system is now available nationwide and supports all previously
downloaded content. The groundbreaking music platform that forever changed the
face of music video games is committed to taking gaming to the next level with
the evolution of the franchise. Rock Band 2 will be available for additional
platforms later this year.
Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are rated
"T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB.