Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that one of the biggest songs of the year from The Black Eyed Peas, as well as dance classics from Cameo and Tag Team will be available next week for download on Xbox LIVE for Dance Central, the first controller-free, body-tracking, fully immersive dance video game, exclusively for Kinect for Xbox 360.
Free from any controller, Dance Central features fun choreography and authentic routines for beginners and experts alike of all ages to master, alongside a killer 32-song soundtrack that spans a great sampling of pop, funk, hip-hop, Latin and R&B artists, including Cascada, Kool & The Gang, Kylie Minogue, Salt-N-Pepa, Nelly Furtado, Christina Milian and more.
Dance Central’s downloadable content delivers fresh music and new choreography and routines on Easy, Medium and Hard difficulties in Break It Down, Perform It! and Dance Battle modes that will keep the dance floor rocking.
Hugely popular hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas, No. 7 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Artists of the Decade, came on the scene in Los Angeles in 1995 and since then has sold more than 27 million albums worldwide. The group’s hit “I Gotta Feeling”, from their 2009 album The E.N.D., has sold more downloads than any other song and will be available next week for download and play in Dance Central.
Funk band Cameo quickly made their mark on the 1970s dance scene with the release of disco-heavy soul tracks. In the mid-80s, the band released its biggest single “Word Up!”from the album of the same name, and next week, that single will be available for Dance Central.
Hip-hop duo Tag Team is best known for their 1993 chart topping single, “Whoomp! (There It Is)” from the album of the same name. A commonly heard anthem at sporting events, the multi-platinum selling single reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is featured in Billboard’s Greatest Songs of all time.
Available on Xbox 360 (Nov. 23):
- The Black Eyed Peas – “I Gotta Feeling”
- Cameo – “Word Up!”
- Tag Team – “Whoomp! (There It Is)”
Already available on Xbox 360:
- Lady Sovereign – “I Got You Dancing”
- Ne-Yo – “Because of You”
- Sean Paul – “Temperature”
Price: 240 Microsoft Points per song
** Dates for Dance Central game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
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Dance Central is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB.