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Rock Band Instruments To Be Sold individually

Rock Band Instruments To Be Sold individually
Published by wes213 on Sunday, January 27, 2008
Tagged: Gaming, Hardware, Xbox 360,
Stand-alone instruments to go on sale early next month, could this bring about a four way verses mode?

Since the title's November release, consumers have only been able to buy the game bundled with mic, drums, and guitar. Or the standalone game.

That limitation has prevented all but the most creative gamers from forming a full band, or going guitar-on-guitar in verses mode.

That all changes February 12 and April 1 when publisher MTV Games puts individual instrument peripherals in stores.

The Rock Band Drum Kit for the Xbox 360, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 2 go on sale February 12 for $79.99. On April 1, the Rock Band Wireless Fender Stratocaster Guitar Controller for all consoles will go for $59.99.

"The release of standalone instruments allows Rock Band musicians to enjoy the full Rock Band experience, including drum, microphone and guitar head-to-head modes, creating a whole new level of competitive fun," Harmonix co-founder Alex Rigopulos said in his statement.

The sale of standalone peripherals also lets consumers that are unable to fork over the $169.99 for the full bundle jump in on some Rock Band action.

The game, created by the makers of the the early Guitar Hero titles, has been a big seller for MTV Games and distributor Electronic Arts. The combined versions of Rock Band (for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 2) have sold 1.1 million units through December.
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