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DLC News for Rock Band and Ace Combat 6

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Two little bits of news about downloadable content that will be available next week: second full album for Rock Band and new aircraft for Ace Combat 6 incuding a freebie.

  • Rock BandTM Lets the Good Times Roll with the Cars’ Classic 1978 Self-Titled Debut Album
  • Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation: Xbox Live® Market Place Downloadable Content Available 29 May 2008

ROCK BANDTM LETS THE GOOD TIMES ROLL WITH THE CARS’ CLASSIC 1978 SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM
Harmonix and MTV Games announced today their second complete album addition to the Rock Band downloadable content catalog: The Cars’ 1978 self-titled debut, which will be available Tuesday, May 27.

Hailed by Rolling Stone as one of the 500 greatest albums of all time, The Cars was released 30 years ago this month by Elektra Records and spawned new wave classic hits such as “Good Times Roll,” “My Best Friend’s Girl,” “Just What I Needed,” “You’re All I’ve Got Tonight” and pop-culture’s favorite bikini-top-removing theme song “Moving in Stereo.”

Each track will be available for $1.99 per track (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) or $14.99 (1200 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for the album.

Release date: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 (Xbox LIVE® Marketplace)

Thursday, May 29, 2008 (PLAYSTATION®Store)

Tracks: The Cars The Cars album
“Good Times Roll”
“My Best Friend’s Girl”
“Just What I Needed”
“I’m in Touch with Your World”
“Don’t Cha Stop”
“You’re All I’ve Got Tonight”
“Bye Bye Love”
“Moving in Stereo”
“All Mixed Up”

(All nine tracks utilize the original master recordings)

Price: $14.99 (1200 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for the Album
or

$1.99 (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track

Locations: Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PLAYSTATION®Network

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **

With the addition of these tracks there are now more than 170 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase. The complete list of tracks available to date can are located at http://www.rockband.com/dlc. Rock Band continues to fly off shelves and satisfy music fans and gamers’ voracious appetite for rock as more than 10 million downloads have been purchased since its launch on November 20, 2007. The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library.

Rock Band allows online play and features that expand the boundaries of music gaming. Rock Band downloadable content is playable and integrated into setlists in all game modes including: Solo Tour, Band World Tour, head-to-head competition either locally or online, and from any Quickplay mode. In order to play downloadable content for head-to-head matches or multiplayer online, all players must own the same downloadable track. Downloadable content for the Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft will be available for purchase via Xbox LIVE Marketplace using Microsoft Points and is downloaded directly to the Xbox 360 hard drive. Downloadable content for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system’s version of Rock Band will be available for purchase on the PLAYSTATION®Store through the free PLAYSTATION Network and is downloaded directly to PLAYSTATION
3 system’s built in hard drive.

Rock Band is rated “T” for Teen (lyrics, mild suggestive themes) by the ESRB.

For more information on Rock Band and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.

Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation: Xbox Live® Market Place Downloadable Content Available 29 May 2008

Su-33 – TYPE ACE2- (200 Microsoft Points)
Ace Combat 2 Aircraft. A faithful recreation of the Ace Combat 2 aircraft performance design. Outstanding stability and lack of recoil provide for a truly unique sense of flight. Although possessing an extremely durable body, this aircraft lacks SP weapons, which were not introduced until after Ace Combat 2.

Su-47 -GRABACR EMBLEM- (FREE)
Ace Combat: Squadron Leader Grabacr Squadron Aircraft. An aircraft that boasts increased mobility in designated speed zones, but a slight decrease in all other zones. The need for precise speed control makes this aircraft suitable for experienced pilots. The signature aircraft of the Belkan Air Force 229th Tactical Fighter Squadron. Originally employed as an Osean Federation offensive squadron, they took their final stand for the pride of Belka against the rival Razgriz squadron.

RAZGRIZ SET 04 – (300 Microsoft Points)
This is a 3 airplanes set with the colors from the Razgriz airplane colors from Ace Combat 5. The 3 airplanes included are: F-22A?F-117A?Mirage2000-5
• F-22A Raptor – RAZGRIZ
The heroes of Ace Combat: Squadron Leader, Razgriz Squadron Aircraft. Advanced accident prevention systems, and high durability have been incorporated into the design to ensure the survival of all squadron members. Known as both heroes and demons, the Razgriz Squadron’s drive towards victory smashed all who stood before them. When history witnesses a great change, Razgriz reveals itself.
• F-117A Night Hawk – RAZGRIZ
The heroes of Ace Combat: Squadron Leader, Razgriz Squadron Aircraft. Advanced accident prevention systems, and high durability have been incorporated into the design to ensure the survival of all squadron members. Known as both heroes and demons, the Razgriz Squadron’s drive towards victory smashed all who stood before them. When history witnesses a great change, Razgriz reveals itself.
• Mirage2000-5 – RAZGRIZ
The heroes of Ace Combat: Squadron Leader, Razgriz Squadron Aircraft. Advanced accident prevention systems, and high durability have been incorporated into the design to ensure the survival of all squadron members. Known as both heroes and demons, the Razgriz Squadron’s drive towards victory smashed all who stood before them. When history witnesses a great change, Razgriz reveals itself.

JUNGLE, FLAMINGO SET – (300 Microsoft Points)
This includes the F-14 in green and the A-10A in pink.
• F-14D SuperTomcat – JUNGLE WING
Monotone color, Green Aircraft. A modified sky painting aircraft for shows and exhibitions, this aircraft is equipped with colored smoke missiles. The missile payload has been maximized for show purposes.
• A-10A ThunderBolt? – FLAMINGO WING
Monotone color, Pink Aircraft. A modified sky painting aircraft for shows and exhibitions, this aircraft is equipped with colored smoke missiles. The missile payload has been maximized for show purposes.

This set includes F-16C and the F-2A with some special Idolmaster colors.

THE IDOLMASTER AMI,MAMI SET – (400 Microsoft Points)

• F-16C Fighting Falcon – THE IDOLMASTER MAMI
THE IDOLMASTER, Mami Futami Aircraft. It’s time for this fun-loving prankster to strut her stuff! The battle will hinge on your ability to use her wild and mischievous qualities to your advantage!

• F-2A – THE IDOLMASTER AMI
THE IDOLMASTER, Ami Futami Aircraft. It’s time for this fun-loving prankster to strut her stuff! The battle will hinge on your ability to use her wild and mischievous qualities to your advantage!

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