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Rock Band DLC pricing and schedule revealed

Dustin Burg

In a followup to the post about Rock Band DLC facts being published in the latest OXM, today we've uncovered even more concrete info. And we think your wallets will be pleased.

According to Gamespot, Rock Band will features the "industry standard" three track song packs and they'll actually be cheaper than their 500 point GHIII rivals, costing "only" 440 Microsoft points (around $5.49). Also, unlike GHIII, Rock Band will offer up single songs as downloads that'll range anywhere from 80 points ($.99) to 240 points ($2.99), but the vast majority will land at the 160 points ($1.99) level. Harmonix also released a five week DLC timetable outling what's availabe and when (all viewable after the break). New DLC will start rolling out the week of November 20th and will release every week thereafter. The only DLC details Harmonix has yet to confirm is facts on full album DLC. But we wouldn't worry, their liberal approach to pricing should put albums at or around 1400 points.

Week of November 20, 2007
Metallica Pack
"Ride the Lightning" by Metallica
"Blackened" by Metallica
"And Justice for All" by Metallica

The Police Pack
"Can't Stand Losing You" by The Police
"Synchronicity II" by The Police
"Roxanne" by The Police

Queens of the Stone Age Pack
"3's and 7's" by Queens of the Stone Age
"Little Sister" by Queens of the Stone Age
"Sick Sick Sick" by Queens of the Stone Age

Individual Tracks
"Fortunate Son" as made famous by Creedence Clearwater Revival *
"Juke Box Hero" as made famous by Foreigner *
"Bang a Gong (Get It On)" as made famous by T-Rex *
"My Sharona" as made famous by The Knack *
"Cherry Bomb" as made famous by The Runaways *
"Joker & The Thief" by Wolfmother

Week of November 27, 2007
David Bowie Pack
"Moonage Daydream" by David Bowie
"Heroes" as made famous by David Bowie *
"Queen Bitch" as made famous by David Bowie *

Week of December 4, 2007
Black Sabbath Pack
"N.I.B." as made famous by Black Sabbath *
"Sweet Leaf" as made famous by Black Sabbath *
"War Pigs" as made famous by Black Sabbath *

Week of December 11, 2007
Punk Pack
"Rockaway Beach" by Ramones
"I Fought the Law" by The Clash
"Ever Fallen In Love" as made famous by Buzzcocks *

Week of December 18, 2007
Individual Tracks
"My Iron Lung" by Radiohead
"Buddy Holly" by Weezer
"Brass in Pocket" as made famous by Pretenders*

(Asterisk denotes cover band.)

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