My Chemical Romance hitting Rock Band DLC next week

by: Dan -
Harmonix is bringing us a bit of My Chemical Romance over the next few weeks with a three-track pack for the Rock Band 3 DLC.  However, much like last week’s Elton John DLC, all the songs will feature keyboard support, but one track (“Sing”) was part of Rock Band Blitz’s catalogue, so it is actually cheaper to buy the other two songs separately if you already own Rock Band Blitz.  Pricing will be $5.49/440 MS Pts/550 Wii Pts for the “My Chemical Romance Pack 01” and $1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts per track and the usual  $0.99/80 MS PTs/100 Wii PTs per song for pro guitar/bass upgrade.

Due to the holiday schedule, the “My Chemical Romance Pack 01” will first release on the Xbox 360 on 12/25/12, the Wii on 1/2/13 and the PS3 on 1/8/13.  Here are the three songs that make up the DLC:

Helena” – My Chemical Romance O
Teenagers” – My Chemical Romance O X
Sing” – My Chemical Romance 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.

As has been the norm lately, anyone that plays any My Chemical Romance songs in Rock Band Blitz will earn double coins.
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE’S “HELENA,” “TEENAGERS,” AND “SING” COME TO THE ROCK BAND MUSIC STORE!

XBOX 360 GAMES ON DEMAND VERSION OF ROCK BAND 3 NOW ON SALE!

Cambridge, Mass. – December 21st, 2012 – Harmonix today announced that a three-pack of songs from My Chemical Romance is headed to 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 1,400 artists and more than 4,000* 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.

Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the controller-based rhythm-action title, Rock Band Blitz, available now on PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade!

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™

A three-pack from alternative rockers My Chemical Romance is headed to the Rock Band Music Store on December 25th!

“My Chemical Romance Pack 01” kicks off with “Helena,” the third single from the band’s 2004 debut record, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. “Teenagers,” from the band’s follow up record, 2006’s The Black Parade, will also be included. Finally, “Sing” – which originally appeared as part of Rock Band Blitz, which is available now on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade – is included as part of the pack. This track, from 2010’s Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, was a huge single for My Chemical Romance, reaching number 2 on Billboard’s US Alternative Song charts.

As a bonus, Rock Band Blitz players who play any songs by My Chemical Romance will earn double coins for each play!

In addition, as a special holiday treat, the Xbox LIVE Games On Demand version of the award-winning Rock Band 3 is now available for only $9.99. That’s 50% off one of this generation’s most critically-acclaimed music games! The sale runs through December 31, 2012, so rockers will have to act fast to catch this limited time sale!

Available on Xbox 360 December 25th, 2012; Wii January 2nd, 2013; and PlayStation®3 system January 8th, 2013:
• “Helena” – My Chemical Romance O
• “Teenagers” – My Chemical Romance O X
• “Sing” – My Chemical Romance O
Price:
$5.49, £3.19 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points™) for the “My Chemical Romance Pack 01”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points ™, 200 Wii Points™) per song

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.

** Dates and pricing for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
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