GC09: The Beatles: Rock Band DLC Detail

By Aeris Gainzbrah, 9 years ago
Taken straight from the Rock Band announcement forum, Harmonix today revealed the following:

Speaking at Gamescom 2009, Alex Rigopulos, CEO and cofounder of Harmonix, today confirmed release details for the three Beatles albums that will be available for purchase as downloadable content in The Beatles™: Rock Band™ Music Store by the end of this year. Abbey Road will be released on October 20, 2009, followed by the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in November and Rubber Soul in December.

Additionally, Rigopulos revealed that tracks from Queen, Nirvana, Tom Petty, Elton John, Iggy Pop, The White Stripes, Pantera, Talking Heads, Korn, The Raconteurs and more will be among the artists coming to the various offerings across the Rock Band™ platform. With over 800 songs available to date via the Rock Band catalog and 1000 by end of 2009.

Details for downloadable albums coming to The Beatles: Rock Band Music Store are as follows:

Abbey Road (1969)
Release Date: October 20, 2009
Pricing:1360 Microsoft Points or160 Microsoft Points for individual tracks
• “Come Together”
• “Something”
• “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer”
• “Oh! Darling”
• “Octopus’s Garden”
• “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)”
• “Here Comes The Sun”
• “Because”
• “You Never Give Me Your Money”
• “Sun King”
• “Mean Mr. Mustard”
• “Polythene Pam”
• “She Came In Through The Bathroom Window”
• “Golden Slumbers”
• “Carry That Weight”
• “The End”
• “Her Majesty”

In addition, purchasers of the full album download of Abbey Road will have the option to play the famous 16-minute B-side medley as a single continuous track. The medley includes “You Never Give Me Your Money,” “Sun King,” “Mean Mr. Mustard,” “Polythene Pam,” “She Came In Through The Bathroom Window,” “Golden Slumbers,” “Carry That Weight” and “The End."

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
Release Date: November 2009
• “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”
• “With A Little Help From My Friends”
• “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”
• “Getting Better”
• “Fixing A Hole”
• “She’s Leaving Home”
• “Being For The Benefit of Mr Kite”
• “Within You Without You
• “When I’m Sixty Four”
• “Lovely Rita”
• “Good Morning Good Morning”
• “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)”
• “A Day In The Life”

Rubber Soul (1965)
Release Date: December 2009
• “Drive My Car”
• “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)”
• “You Won’t See Me”
• “Nowhere Man”
• “Think For Yourself”
• “The Word”
• “Michelle”
• “What Goes On”
• “Girl”
• “I’m Looking Through You”
• “In My Life”
• “Wait”
• “If I Needed Someone”
• “Run For Your Life”

As previously announced, “All You Need Is Love” will be released Sept.9, 2009 for the standard Rock Band DLC pricing 160 Microsoft Points, exclusively through Xbox LIVE for a limited time as a downloadable song for The Beatles: Rock Band.

How's that for keeping the people happy?