AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack
Harmonix, the worldâ€™s premier music video game development company, and MTV Games, a part of Viacomâ€™s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), announced the release of AC/DC Live: Rock BandÂ® Track Packâ„¢, the video game that gives music fans a whole new way to experience rockâ€™s hardest hitting act with access to 18 live recordings from AC/DCâ€™s epic, live performance at Castle Donington.
AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack is available starting this Sunday, November 2, 2008, nationwide at all “AC/DC Rock Again” store areas within Wal-Mart and Samâ€™s Club locations for Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 computer entertainment system and PlayStationÂ®2 computer and entertainment system. In addition, the game will be available at the AC/DC Rock Band â€œpop upâ€ stores in New York City at the MTV Store in Times Square and in Los Angeles at Hollywood and Highland, in partnership with MTV. AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack will be available in the U.S. on the Wiiâ„¢ home video game console from Nintendo on November 16, 2008.
AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack marks the first time the iconic rock band has released an entire album for video game play. The bandâ€™s first inclusion in a music-based video game came with the launch of Rock Band 2, which featured AC/DCâ€™s â€œLet There Be Rockâ€.
The AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack set list includes18 live tracks with more than 100 minutes of game play for each instrument:
“Shoot to Thrill”
“Back in Black”
“Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be”
“Fire Your Guns”
“Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap”
“Whole Lotta Rosie”
“You Shook Me All Night Long”
“Let There Be Rockâ€
“Highway To Hellâ€
“For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)â€
All tracks from the AC/DC LIVE: Rock Band Track Pack are also available for play in Rock Band and Rock Band 2by entering a special export authentication code for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system versions.
AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack (Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system) MSRP $39.88
AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack (PlayStation 2 system) MSRP $29.88
AC/DC LIVE: Rock Band Track Pack will also be released in Europe, Australia and New Zealand this December on Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system, PlayStation 2 system and Wii.
AC/DC LIVE: Rock Band Track Pack follows the debut of AC/DCâ€™s newest album, â€œBlack Ice,â€ which features the first release of all-new material from the band in eight years. The album has quickly become the #1 selling album in the U.S. since its release on October 20th, selling more than 780,000 units. â€œBlack Iceâ€ also represents the first time an AC/DC album has debuted at #1 in the US. â€œBlack Iceâ€ is available now exclusively at Wal-Mart and Sam Club retail locations as well as through www.walmart.com, www.samsclub.com and on the bandâ€™s web site www.acdc.com.
For more information on Rock Band and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.
Electronic Arts is the exclusive distribution partner for Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and AC/DC LIVE: Rock Band Track Pack.