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Harmonix and PDP announce Rock Band Rivals with new hardware, modes and price!

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Can’t get through the day without grabbing a guitar and belting out the hits on Rock Band 4? You’re going to be well pleased with today’s announcement.

Harmonix and Performance Designed Products (PDP) have today announced Rock Band Rivals, a new expansion pack for Rock Band 4 that will be available this autumn on both Xbox One and PS4. They have also announced new Rock Band hardware bundles featuring Rock Band Rivals and the new and improved Rock Band Wireless Fender Jaguar Guitar Controller.

The Rock Band Wireless Fender Jaguar Guitar Controller will be available later this year, again for both Xbox One and PS4. Featuring an iconic Fender Jaguar guitar design, improved auto calibration for enhanced gameplay performance and a new foldable guitar neck for easy storage and transportation, the new Rock Band Wireless Fender Jaguar Guitar Controller will bring a fresh look to Rock Band Rivals and Rock Band 4. You’ll be able to pick it up for $69.99.

Two Rock Band Rivals bundles featuring the new Rock Band Wireless Fender Jaguar Guitar Controller will be available at select retailers. The Rock Band Rivals Band Kit will suit players looking for a full band experience, and offers an all-in-one Rock Band kit featuring Rock Band Rivals and Rock Band 4 game software, Rock Band Wireless Fender Jaguar Guitar Controller, drum kit, microphone, wooden drum sticks, adjustable guitar strap, and 4xAA alkaline batteries for $199.99.

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If you prefer to just strum along with a guitar, then the Rock Band Rivals Wireless Jaguar Bundle will be available with included Rock Band Rivals and Rock Band 4 software for $89.99. Rock Band Rivals will also be available as a standalone digital download on both Xbox One and PS4 for $29.99.

“With more than $100 million in sales of Rock Band 4 to date, it’s clear that there are as many aspiring rock stars out there as ever,” said Steve Janiak, CEO of Harmonix Music Systems. “We’re incredibly excited to announce Rock Band Rivals and to formally kick off our co-publishing relationship with PDP. With new and improved hardware, a great price and some fun original features, Rock Band Rivals promises a fresh take on Rock Band 4 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.”

Harmonix and PDP have also detailed a whole host of Rock Band accessories at E3 2016 including:

  • Rock Band Fender Jaguar Guitar Controller Charger ($29.99) with included Rechargeable Battery Pack, and LED lights to indicate charge status, you’ll always be ready to perform.
  • Rock Band 4 Wired Legacy Adapter for Xbox One ($29.99) for those who want to use legacy instruments, such as the Xbox 360 Rock Band 3 Midi PRO-Adapter by Mad Catz, and the ION Drum Rocker for Xbox 360.

Additional details regarding Rock Band Rivals features, release date and pre order information will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Neil Watton
Neil Wattonhttps://www.thexboxhub.com/
An Xbox gamer since 2002, I bought the big black box just to play Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee. I have since loved every second of the 360's life and am now just as obsessed with the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S - mostly with the brilliant indie scene that has come to the fore. Gamertag is neil363, feel free to add me to your list.
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