Pre-order Rocksmith at GameStop, get $25 off a real guitar

Rocksmith, Ubisoft's upcoming resuscitation of rhythm game Guitar Rising that allows players to plug in any guitar and jam away, has a special promotion going on through GameStop. Anyone who pre-orders the game (a product with a $79.99 MSRP) will get a voucher good for $25 off any guitar purchase at a Guitar Center location of their choosing or via Guitar Center's web site.

The voucher will be sent "within two business days" after the game ships or printed out in-store. It can't be combined with any "clearance, ukuleles, price matches, scratch & dent, vintage equipment, Gift Cards and musician services (Pro Coverage, GC Garage)" and the coupon is only valid through December 31, 2011.
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SAN FRANCISCO – May 9, 2011 – Today, Ubisoft announced a unique pre-order offer with GameStop, the world's largest retailer of video games, and Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, for its fall 2011 release of Rocksmith. Rocksmith is the first and only game that lets players plug any real guitar with a standard quarter-inch input jack into a PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, an Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft® or a Windows-compatible PC. Consumers that pre-order Rocksmith at GameStop will receive a $25 voucher toward a guitar purchase at any Guitar Center location or at its online store.

"Ubisoft is excited to partner with GameStop and Guitar Center on a pre-order offer that is the first of its kind for the company," said Adam Novickas, director of marketing at Ubisoft. "This special offer is the perfect synergy for both video game players and musicians."

Rocksmith will be available at all major retailers for $79.99. For more information on Rocksmith, please follow the game on Facebook at, or visit To find a GameStop location or to pre-order online, visit

This article was originally published on Joystiq.