MTV, Harmonix, and EA revealed a few more details about the upcoming Beatles themed music game, The Beatles: Rock Band. The game is slated to be released as a stand alone game disc as well as a Limited Edition Premium Bundle. The Premium Bundle will include the following accessories:
- The Beatles: Rock Band game disc
- Höfner Bass controller: Large scale replica of the Bass famously used by Sir Paul McCartney
- Beatles-inspired and Ludwig-branded Rock Band 2 drums with classic pearl finish and vintage replica Beatles kick drum head
- Microphone stand
- Additional special content
The price was previously set for the US release at $249.99. European and UK pricing has been set at MSRP €199.00 and for MSRP £179.00 respectively.
Gamers who pre-order the game will be eligible to join the The Beatles: Rock Band Pre-Order Club. Membership in the Pre-Order Club entitles gamers to breaking news and access to exclusive game assets including art and behind the scenes footage. The first content will be available in May and will be released at regular intervals until the game’s launch in September.
The Beatles: Rock Band will be available worldwide on 9/9/2009 on the Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, and Xbox 360.