Rock Band Adding In-Game Music Store
Harmonix has announced that it will be adding a new in-game music store this week to its hit rhythm game Rock Band via a free update, allowing players to preview and purchase new tracks.
The developer says the music store will have a "user-friendly interface to streamline and enhance the music shopping experience," and will let players "view, purchase, and sort all downloadable songs tracks by Artist, Song Title, Genre, Albums, Pack," with full album art, song previews, and instrument-by-instrument difficulty levels.
Harmonix and publisher MTV have also announced that its downloadable content has gone "six times platinum" with over 6 million songs sold since the game's November 20th launch.
Said MTV's gaming senior VP Paul DeGooyer, "Thank you to the music lovers who have helped Rock Band reach an incredible milestone of over 6 million purchased downloads at such an early stage. The success of Rock Band downloadable content to date firmly reinforces our vision and its potential as a platform for music discovery.”