Apple Corps, Ltd., Harmonix and MTV Games have announced the 9/9/09 worldwide release of The Beatles: Rock Band. The videogame will be released simultaneously in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and other territories for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii consoles. So New Zealand and Australia will get a look at the game hours before the rest of the world.
The Beatles: Rock Band will allow fans to pick up the guitar, bass, mic or drums and experience The Beatles catalogue of music through gameplay that takes players on a journey through the legacy and evolution of the band’s legendary career. In addition, The Beatles: Rock Band will offer a limited number of new hardware offerings modeled after instruments used by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr throughout their career.
Pricing (US only)
The Beatles: Rock Band will be offered as standalone software and hardware as well as a limited edition bundle. The game will be compatible with all Rock Band instrument controllers and other current music-based video game peripherals.
The Beatles: Rock Band Software – Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3, Wii: $59.99
The Beatles: Rock Band Standalone Guitars – Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3, Wii: $99.99
The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Premium Bundle: Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3, Wii: $249.99
Please note, these prices are for the US market – Australian pricing details will be released closer to the launch date.
Exclusive content created by Apple Corps, MTV Games and Harmonix will be made available to fans over the next few months who participate in a pre-order campaign through major retailers. More details on The Beatles: Rock Band game and pre-order will be revealed in the coming months. Registration for addition information is available at The Beatles: Rock Band website (link will open in a new window).