David Bowie Pack 02 coming to Rock Band 3

by: Tina -
It seems January 25th will be a busy day for video games. Harmonix announced their addition for the Tuesday of next week: five new David Bowie tracks in the Rock Band 3 Music Store.

The tracks - available on the 360, Wii and PS3 - are as follows:
  • “Blue Jean”
  • “Fame”
  • “Modern Love”X
  • “Young Americans”
  • “Ziggy Stardust” X

As usual, those tracks labeled with an X are also available for Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions (with the extra $0.99 per song, of course). The pack is available for 680 Microsoft Points/850 Wii points/$8.49 or individually for 160 Microsoft Points/200 Wii points/$1.99. Read on for details on David Bowie.
Cambridge, Mass. – Jan. 21, 2011 – Harmonix today announced that five of David Bowie’s most-loved classic songs will be available beginning Jan. 25 in the Rock Band 3 Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™.

Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 800 artists and more than 2,000* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/songs). Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. To date, more than 75 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch Nov. 20, 2007.

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii
David Bowie is simply a music legend. He has sold more than 136 million albums worldwide, been awarded nine Platinum albums in the United Kingdom and five in the United States, is ranked No. 39 on the Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Rock Artists of All Time and No. 23 on their Best Singers of All Time, and was named No. 29 on the BBC’s list of 100 Greatest Britons. And now, get psyched! We’re bringing you more David Bowie with a five-pack of songs sure to make any Bowie fan happy.

David Bowie Pack 02 features “Blue Jean” from his album Tonight, “Fame,” which was the first Bowie song to reach the No. 1 spot on Billboard in the United States; “Modern Love” from his album Let’s Dance, “Young Americans,” the title track from the album of the same name; and “Ziggy Stardust,” which is included in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

As always, songs available as downloadable content for Rock Band 3 feature five-button guitar and bass parts, drums, Pro Drums, and keys, Pro Keys and harmonies, where applicable. Some songs also feature Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades available for an additional $0.99 upgrade download.

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (Jan. 25):
“Blue Jean”
“Fame”
“Modern Love”X
“Young Americans”
“Ziggy Stardust” X

(All tracks are original master recordings)
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system Jan. 26)

These tracks will be available for purchase as individual tracks and as “David Bowie Pack 02” on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

Price:
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00USD (200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (100 Wii Points/80 Microsoft Points), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade
$8.49, £4.39 UK, €6.59 EU (680 Microsoft Points, 850 Wii Points) for David Bowie Pack 02 
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