This week the “Smooth” guitar sounds of Santana join the Men at Work with new tracks being released for Rock Band 3 this week.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™
With their catchy hooks and off-beat sense of humor, Australia’s Men at Work became a huge success in the ‘80s. One of its best known tracks, “Down Under” – the second single from 1981’s Business as Usual – became a number one hit on the U.S. Billboard charts in the year of its release. The Aussie band found similar success with 1983’s album Cargo, and their second single off the record, “Overkill.” Both tracks come to theRock Band Music Store on March 20th .
Finding his first success in the late ‘60s, guitarist Carlos Santana is nothing short of a legend. His band Santana returned to mainstream success in 1999 with their album, Supernatural, thanks in no small part to the hit single “Smooth.” A collaboration with Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas, the single rocketed to the top of worldwide charts, and won three Grammy Awards, including one for “Song of the Year.” This certified platinum single comes to Rock Band next week, with an optional Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade.
Available on Xbox 360, Wii™and PlayStation®3 system
(March 20th, 2012):
- Men at Work – “Down Under” O
- Men at Work – “Overkill” O
- Santana – “Smooth” O X
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system March 21st)
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.
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points, 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. **
*Available on-disc, via download and disc export. Internet connection and export key purchase required. Wii™ Shop Channel has more than 1,500 song tracks available for purchase on the Rock Band platform on-disc, via song import, and download. Not applicable to Nintendo DS™.
For more information, please visit: Rock Band Website
Rock Band 3 is available for Xbox 360®, PlayStation® 3 system, Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. Xbox 360®, PlayStation® 3 system and Wii™ versions support downloadable content.
Downloadable content for Wii™ is purchased via the in-game Rock Band Music Store using Wii Points™ purchased through the Wii™ Shop Channel and can be downloaded to the system memory or to an SD card for additional storage. The tracks stream directly from the SD card for seamless play.
The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library. The complete list of tracks can be found at www.rockband.com/songs.
Rock Band 3 is rated “T” for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB. Music downloads are not rated by the ESRB.
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