The Rock Band Special Edition Bundle has shipped for the PlayStation 2 today, giving PS2 owners their first taste of the digital “garage band” phenomenon that, up until now, only Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 owners had enjoyed.
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Developed in collaboration with Pi Studios, Rock Band for the PlayStation 2 system showcases many of the same challenging modes and rock music featured in the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions, including Band World Tour and Score Duel, which allows drum vs. drum, guitar vs. guitar and vocal vs. vocal play.
The Rock Band Special Edition Bundle for the PlayStation 2 system features a wireless Fender Stratocaster guitar controller, an electronic drum kit, real drum sticks, a microphone and software and has a suggested retail price of $159.99. Standalone Rock Band software for the PlayStation 2 system is also available for the suggested retail price of $49.99. Rock Band for PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 use the same instruments so players do not need to buy new instruments if they upgrade their console.
Rock Band invites players to interact with music like never before, challenging them to join a band and set out on tour — all while learning to master lead/bass guitar, drums and vocals. Featuring the most master recordings of any music game ever by the world’s biggest rock artists, Rock Band for the PlayStation 2 includes 58 tracks and spans every genre of rock ranging from alternative and classic rock to heavy metal and punk.