2008 April 15 - Two of rock and roll's biggest powerhouses—mega-platinum recording artists MÖTLEY CRÜE and revolutionary music video game ROCK BAND—are joining forces to make history. Harmonix and MTV Games announced today that Mötley Crüe will be the first group to release a brand-new song as a playable track in the innovative ROCK BAND game. The highly anticipated new track, "Saints of Los Angeles," released on Mötley Records, will be available for download for $0.99 beginning on April 15th via Xbox Live Marketplace (80 Microsoft Points) and on April 17th via the PLAYSTATIONStore.
Release date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 (Xbox LIVE Marketplace) Thursday, April 17, 2008 (PLAYSTATIONStore)
Track: Mötley Crüe "Saints of Los Angeles"
(this track utilizes the original master recording)
Price: $0.99 (80 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track for a limited time
Locations: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATIONStore Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change
With the addition of this track to the Rock Band library, there are now more than 80 tracks available for download in addition to the 58 tracks in the original game. In three months since its release, gamers have purchased more than 6 million downloadable songs for Rock Band since its launch on November 20, 2007.
Downloadable content for the Xbox 360 will be available via Xbox LIVE Marketplace using Microsoft Points and is downloaded directly to the Xbox 360 hard drive. Downloadable content for the PLAYSTATION 3 system's version of Rock Band will be available on the PLAYSTATIONStore through the free PLAYSTATIONNetwork and is downloaded directly to PLAYSTATION 3 system's built in hard drive.
Rock Band is rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, mild suggestive themes) by the ESRB.
For more information on Rock Band and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com. For a complete list of tracks available for download to date in Rock Band, please visit www.rockband.com/dlc.
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