First Guitar Hero 3 Downloable Tracks Announced
Written Thursday, November 08, 2007 By Dan WebbView author's profile
SUNNYVALE, CA – November 8, 2007 – Adding to the legendary set list for Guitar Hero® III: Legends of Rock, Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced that master recordings from Grammy Award winning artists Velvet Revolver and the Foo Fighters will be the first downloadable track packs for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system for the month of November. Both packs are now available on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and will be released on PLAYSTATION®Store later this month.
The Velvet Revolver Track Pack includes master recordings of “Messages,” “She Builds Quick Machines” and the 2004 Grammy Award winner for Best Hard Rock Performance, “Slither.” The Foo Fighters Track Pack includes master recordings of “The Pretender,” “This Is a Call” and the 2002 Grammy Award winner for Best Rock Song, “All My Life.”
Additionally, later in November, the Boss Battle anthems will be available, free of charge. Originally composed music by Slash and Tom Morello along with “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” can be downloaded to play outside of Career mode.
“The Guitar Hero franchise was a pioneer into the music download space for next generation gaming,” said Dusty Welch, Head of Publishing for Activision/RedOctane®. “We're excited to provide Guitar Hero fans an opportunity to download and play their favorite hits from legendary artists.”