Nintendo Wii News
Wii finally gets ROCK BAND
By Hector Cortez Mar 24, 2008, 23:40 GMT
Harmonix, MTV and EA today announced plans to release Rock Band on the Wii and we\'ve got all the details including release date and price!
Harmonix, MTV and EA today announced plans to release Rock Band on the Wii in the U.S. and Canada on June 22, 2008 for $169.99.
Rock Band for Wii will be released as a Special Edition bundle including the software, drums, microphone and a wireless guitar. Stand alone instruments will also be available on June 22nd for people who want to build their band one instrument at a time or want to play the drum versus drum game mode. The game will feature 63 songs including five bonus songs for Wii gamers.
Unfortunately, there will be no downloadable songs available unlike the PS3 and Xbox 360 version which get new songs every week.
Rock Band includes tracks that span every genre of rock ranging from alternative and classic rock to heavy metal and punk. Rock Band has garnered over 40 awards this year including Game Critics Award: Best of Show E3 2007 and three awards at The 11th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards including Outstanding Innovation in Gaming, Family Game of the Year, and Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack.