Rocksmith 2014 adds Green Day, Deftones, Def Leppard to tracklist

Rocksmith 2014 Edition bulks up its playable tracklist with eight newly announced songs, marking the first time Def Leppard, Green Day, and other acts have been featured in Ubisoft's guitar-teaching music simulation series.

Today's announced tracks include Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar On Me," Deftones' "My Own Summer," Green Day's "X-Kid," Queen's "We Are The Champions," Ratt's "Round and Round," Rush's "The Spirit Of Radio, and "Mary Jane's Last Dance" from Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers.

"GO FURTHER" from B'z guitarist Tak Matsumoto rounds out today's setlist announcement, joining the game's previously announced B'z track "ultra soul." A full list of songs featured in Rocksmith 2014 Edition is after the break below.
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New Trailer Featuring Expert Opinions Released

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – October 1st, 2013 – Today, Ubisoft® revealed more tracks to be included in all versions of Rocksmith 2014 Edition™. The new tracks announced are:

• Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me
• Deftones – My Own Summer
• Green Day – X-Kid
• Queen – We Are The Champions
• Ratt – Round and Round
• Rush – The Spirit Of Radio
• Tak Matsumoto – GO FURTHER
• Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Mary Jane's Last Dance

In addition to the new tracks, a new Expert Opinions trailer has been released. See what experts have to say about learning guitar with Rocksmith 2014 Edition in this new video with Jerry Cantrell (lead vocalist and guitarist for Alice In Chains), Brendon Small (creator of Metalocalypse and Dethklok), Marty Schwartz (the number one online guitar teacher) and more.

Rocksmith 2014 Edition™ allows players to plug any real guitar or bass directly into their Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Sony PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system, PC or Mac® to begin their musical journey. Rocksmith 2014 Edition will launch on October 22, 2013.

Rocksmith 2014 Edition's tracklist as of today:

• Aerosmith – Walk This Way
• Alice Cooper – No More Mr. Nice Guy
• Alice In Chains – Stone
• Arctic Monkeys – R U Mine?
• Avenged Sevenfold – Bat Country
• Bob Dylan – Knockin' On Heaven's Door
• B'z - ultra soul
• Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me
• Deftones – My Own Summer
• EarlyRise – Wasteland
• Gold Motel – Brand New Kind Of Blue
• Green Day – X-Kid
• Iron Maiden – The Trooper
• Jack White – Sixteen Saltines
• Kiss - Rock and Roll All Nite
• La Sera – Love That's Gone
• Magic Wands – Black Magic
• Mastodon – Blood and Thunder
• Minus The Bear – Cold Company
• Muse – Knights Of Cydonia
• Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box
• Oasis – Don't Look Back In Anger
• Pantera – Cemetary Gates
• Paramore - Now
• Paws – Sore Tummy
• Queen – We Are The Champions
• R.E.M. – Losing My Religion
• Radiohead – Paranoid Android
• Ratt – Round And Round
• Red Fang – Wires
• Rise Against – Savior
• Rush – The Spirit Of Radio
• Screaming Females – Rotten Apple
• Slayer – War Ensemble
• Splashh – All I Wanna Do
• Tak Matsumoto - GO FURTHER
• The Dear Hunter – Stuck On A Wire Out On A Fence - Orange
• The Kinks – You Really Got Me
• The Rolling Stones – Paint It, Black
• The Shins – For A Fool
• The Smashing Pumpkins – The Chimera
• The Who - My Generation
• Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Mary Jane's Last Dance
• Weezer – Say It Ain't So
• White Zombie – Thunder Kiss '65

More tracks will be announced in the coming weeks.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.