Xbox One | 360 | XBLA  PS4 | PS3 | PSN  Wii U | VC    3DS  PS Vita  iOS    PC    Retro    


  » news
  » reviews
  » previews
  » cheat codes
  » release dates
  » screenshots
  » videos

  » specials
  » interviews

  » facebook
  » twitter
  » contests

  » games list
  » franchises
  » companies
  » genres
  » staff
 

Which game will you play the most this month?

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
Halo The Master Chief Collection
Super Smash Bros for Wii U
LittleBigPlanet 3
Assassins Creed Unity


Game Profile
INFO BOX
PLATFORM:
Multiplatform
PUBLISHER:
Activision
DEVELOPER:
Neversoft
GENRE: Music
PLAYERS:   1-8
RELEASE DATE:
October 26, 2008


IN THE SERIES
Band Hero 2

DJ Hero 2

DJ Hero 2

DJ Hero 2

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

More in this Series
RELATED GAMES
Guitar Hero: World Tour
Rock Band 2
Guitar Hero: World Tour
Rock Band
Rock Band 2
Guitar Hero: World Tour
Rock Band
Rock Band 2
 Written by John Scalzo  on January 27, 2009

News: Can Harmonix really pump out 100 songs a week? MTV seems to think so.



An article in the latest issue of Billboard all about the upcoming year has laid a few predictions for 2009 at the feet of the Rock Band and Guitar Hero franchises. According to the article, an unnamed MTV spokesman has said that the Rock Band Store will increase its catalog from 500 songs to 5,000 songs in 2009:

The "Rock Band" and "Guitar Hero" franchises will keep leading the way in music sales. "Rock Band," which has been the most aggressive to date, offers new music every week, maintains a selection of more than 500 songs on its platform and has sold an average of four songs per user. MTV said it plans to increase the number of available songs this year to as many as 5,000.




While that seems a tad unlikely, the article also mentions that downloadable songs for Guitar Hero: World Tour will begin to be released weekly in 2009:

Meanwhile, "Guitar Hero" has fewer than 100 songs available for sale and has sold an average of one track per user. But Kai Huang, founder/president of "Guitar Hero" publisher Red Octane, said it will begin offering new music on a weekly basis as well in 2009.


Activision has kept the weekly releases up in January, but it looks like they don't have anything planned for the first week of February just yet. Even still, the company's commitment to downloadable songs for Guitar Hero: World Tour is a huge improvement over the anemic downloadable support given to Guitar Hero III.



User Comments

Microsoft is Celebrating Xbox One’s First Anniversary With Giveaways


Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below Prologue Video and Details Released


Tales from the Borderlands Behind The Scenes Video Released


Super Smash Bros for Wii U and Amiibos are Now Available in Stores


HBO Go App Now Available On Xbox One in the United States


Game of Thrones First Look Revealed by Telltale Games


Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Launch Trailer Released


Activision Releases Call of Duty: Heroes on iOS and Windows Store


Nintendo Download Highlights New Content Arriving On Wii U and 3DS


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the Biggest Entertainment Launch of the Year






Home    •    About Us    •    Contact Us    •    Advertise    •    Jobs    •    Privacy Policy    •    Site Map
Copyright ©1999-2012 Matt Swider. All rights reserved. Site Programming copyright © 2004 Bill Nelepovitz - NeositeCMS