Friday, August 28, 2009

Microsoft Announce The Beatles RockBand Xbox 360 Exclusives

Microsoft have announced exclusive The Beatles RockBand goodies for the games release. of 09/09/09.
All you Need Is Love will be avalioable on XBL for 160 MS Points. all proceeds from the sale of the song will go to Doctors Without Borders.
There will be Music videos, Documentaries, and movies inspired by the Beatles will be available on XBL.
There will be a special The Beatles 1 VS 100 Live episode on August 29th with two back to back 1 VS 100 Extended Play sessions.
A The Beatles RockBand Avatar Shirt will also be made available when you purchase the game.

Press Release

Xbox 360, Apple Corp, MTV Games and Harmonix are giving the world new ways to relive the magic of Beatlemania with the launch of “The Beatles™: Rock Band™” (Harmonix/MTV Games) on 09.09.09. Beginning at launch, Xbox 360 will give Beatles fans, rockers and gamers alike the chance to download an exclusive Beatles track to benefit Doctors Without Borders, receive an exclusive Beatles t-shirt for their Avatar and test their Beatles knowledge with a unique “1 vs 100” experience – only on Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE.

All You Need is LIVE
This fall, Xbox 360 will harness the passion of its more than 20 million Xbox LIVE members for charity. “All You Need Is Love” will be released exclusively on Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system as a downloadable song for “The Beatles: Rock Band” through Xbox LIVE on September 9, 2009 with Apple Corps Ltd, MTV Games, Harmonix and Microsoft proceeds benefitting Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, along with Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison personally selected the international emergency medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971 as the beneficiary of the proceeds. The track will be available for 160 Microsoft Points.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also be able to fill even more of your entertainment time with music videos, documentaries and movies inspired by the Fab Four on Xbox LIVE. From classic tunes from band members to the best of the Mersey’s music from today and the critically acclaimed documentary, “Imagine: John Lennon,” it’s all there for you at the touch of a button.
In addition, “The Beatles: Rock Band” owners will be able to download the full “Abbey Road” album beginning on October 20, along with “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" and "Rubber Soul" following in November and December respectively. The albums will be available for 1360 Microsoft Points, with individual tracks at 160 Microsoft Points each.

Beatles-Inspired “1 vs 100 LIVE”
Need more ways to prove your love for The Beatles? Then challenge the depths of your knowledge of The Beatles in a unique “1 vs 100 LIVE” episode. Coming on August 29, as anXbox LIVE Gold member, you’ll get the chance to not only chat live with some of the creative minds behind ”The Beatles: Rock Band,” but also call in to test your knowledge of the band and their music and even win some Microsoft Points for your efforts. Immediately following, fans who can’t get enough can continue the fun with two back-to-back “1 vs 100 Extended Play” episodes full of Beatles trivia.
You will also be able to share your Beatles pride on Xbox LIVE with an exclusive Beatles t-shirt for your Avatar, made available with the purchase of the game.

More to come
Coming soon, music fans and gamers will also get the chance join the “Fab Four Mystery Tour” – an interactive look at the Beatles and the many twists and turns of their career. The website was created using artwork and animations from the eye-popping intro cinematic for “The Beatles: Rock Band” created by Passion Pictures, that debuted at E3 this year.
Finally, if you are unable to wait till the September 9 launch to strike up your band, then you need to get along to the The Beatles LOVE, Cirque du Soleil show at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Here you have the chance to play the game on the Xbox 360 and pick up the guitars, drumsticks and mics to take on your favorite Beatles songs in a unique Xbox 360 Beatles experience before it hits stores.

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