Official Discussion: DLC Week of 4/26 -Roy Orbison 3 pack & KISS live tracks!

edited April 2011 in Rock Band
hmxhenry;4372572 said:

The live KISS tracks were both recorded during their 1975 'Dressed to Kill Tour', the same tour that ended up forming the epic 'Alive!' album. The versions we're releasing have actually never been officially released on any album, making this an awesome chance to hear two classic KISS tracks from their definitive live tour!

Roy's songs are the 80's versions from In Dreams: The Greatest Hits, similar to most of his previously released RB tracks.


Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (April 26):

• Roy Orbison – “Blue Bayou”
• Roy Orbison – “Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)”
• Roy Orbison – “Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)” X
• KISS – “Rock and Roll All Nite (Live)” X
• KISS – “Strutter (Live)”

(All tracks are original master recordings)
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system April 27)

These tracks will be available for purchase as “Roy Orbison: 75th Birthday Pack” as well as individual tracks on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.


$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (100 Wii Points/80 Microsoft Points), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade
$5.49, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points) for Roy Orbison: 75th Birthday Pack

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **

For all DLC song credits and other juicy details you can check out the Songs page.

And for awesome background information on this content you can head on over to the Rock Band 'Zine for brand new articles!

As a response to questions and comments about the Tommy Tutone re record this week we've tried to increase visibility of some details in this announcement. I dug for some details about the live KISS tracks to help inform purchases, and also included links to the Songs page and the blog with sometimes contains some additional info about recordings.

We don't always want to copy all of that info into the announcement since most people just seem to scan it for bullet points but we can add that little bit of extra info in the case of re records, alternate cuts, live versions, etc. We can also increase the visibility of links to the Songs page and the blog, which are in the announcement every week and also copied in the quote above. Hopefully that's a reasonable compromise of more information but not too much text. Let us know what you think.


***Edit for easy access to dev comments***

Click HERE for comments on live versions, relationship with past KISS DLC and a quick comment on variety in upcoming DLC.


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