Hall & Oates debuting on Rock Band next week

by: Dan -
I will be in Vegas covering CES, so I won’t get an immediate crack to relive the 80’s Super Pop group Hall & Oates on Rock Band 3 DLC until I return.   However, the rest of you can take break out your favorite 80’s gear and play along to a three pack of Hall & Oates hits, including  “Private Eyes” and “Maneater”.  I know a certain EIC that is probably salivating at the thought right now.  For you synthesizer fans, all three tracks will have full keyboard support, so prepare to go crazy practicing your favorite keytar moves.
 
Pricing will be $5.49/440 MS Pts/550 Wii Pts for the “Hall & Oates Pack 01” pack, $1.9/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts per song and $0.99/80 MS Pts/100 Wii Pts for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade.  For those of you too young to know who Hall & Oats are, take a listen to the songs.
 
Available on January 10th, 2011:
Hall & Oates – “Privates Eyes” O X
Hall & Oates – “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)” O
Hall & Oats – “Maneater” O
Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
 

HIT TRACKS FROM PLATINUM-SELLING DUO HALL & OATES
COME TO THE ROCK BAND MUSIC STORE!

Cambridge, Mass. – January 6th, 2011 – Harmonix today announced that Hall & Oates will makes its debut on the Rock Band™ 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 900 artists and more than 3,000* 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. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch on Nov. 20, 2007.
 
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™
With a distinctive “rock and soul” sound, the musical duo of Daryl Hall and John Oates found some of their biggest success in the early 80s with songs that helped define an era. On January 10th, three of these pop classics come to Rock Band as “Hall and Oates Pack 01.”
 
The pack is led by two hits off of 1981’s Private Eyes, with two tracks that burned up the Billboard charts, the title track “Private Eyes” and the soulful “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do).” “Maneater,” from 1982’s H2O, and one of Hall & Oates’ most successful singles, rounds out the pack.
 
Available on Xbox 360, Wii™and PlayStation®3 system (January 10th, 2011):
Hall & Oates – “Privates Eyes” O X
Hall & Oates – “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)” O
Hall & Oats – “Maneater” O
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system January 18th)
 
The tracks will be available as “Hall & Oates Pack 01,” with all songs available for purchase individually on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™. Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
 
Price:
$5.49 USD, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points™) for the “Hall & Oates Pack 01” pack
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00 USD (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
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
 
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