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Jimi Hendrix and The Raconteurs Set for GH:WT DLC

by Carmine Red - October 28, 2008, 9:28 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Press Release

Rockers can expect three songs from each, a week apart, this November.

Activision is wasting no time in growing the library of songs that players can purchase online and download for play in Guitar Hero: World Tour. The company just announced six new downloadable songs for players to expect.

Set for release November 13 are three Jimi Hendrix songs which will supplement the already included "The Wind Cries Mary" and "Purple Haze."

  • If 6 was 9
  • Little Wing
  • Fire (Live)

Set for release November 20 are three songs from The Raconteurs from their second album, Consolers of the Lonely.

  • Salute Your Solution
  • Hold Up
  • Consoler of the Lonely

Wii owners can download the songs upon release for 200 Wii Points each.

JIMI HENDRIX AND THE RACONTEURS TO ROCK GUITAR HERO® WORLD TOUR IN NOVEMBER

SANTA MONICA, CA – October 28, 2008 – The Raconteurs and Jimi Hendrix will both take to the virtual stage this November as downloadable content in Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Guitar Hero® World Tour, the company announced today.

Already confirmed to take center stage as a playable character, Jimi Hendrix, one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, will return with three additional downloadable master tracks. The blues track "If 6 was 9," rhythm and blues classic "Little Wing," and a live version of the iconic Hendrix track "Fire" will all be available as downloadable content for Guitar Hero World Tour on November 13th, 2008.

Making their debut appearance in a videogame, charismatic rockers, The Raconteurs are set to leave their mark with three tracks off their second album Consolers of the Lonely. The trio of "Salute Your Solution," "Hold Up" and "Consoler of the Lonely" will debut as part of a three song set list on November 20th, 2008 that will allow virtual rockers the chance to experience the killer sounds of The Raconteurs like never before.

The Raconteurs Track Pack and Jimi Hendrix Track Pack will be available on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 440 Microsoft Points and on the PLAYSTATION®Store for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system for $5.49. In addition, the three tracks from The Raconteurs Track Pack will be released as single downloadable songs for Xbox 360 for 160 Microsoft Points, PLAYSTATION 3 system for $1.99 and Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection for Wii™ for 200 Wii Points.

Talkback

shammackOctober 29, 2008

So are the Hendrix songs actually confirmed for Wii?

World Tour DLC is always available for Wii.  Little Wing!!!!

shammackOctober 29, 2008

I dunno, we only got a couple of songs from the Metallica album while the other consoles got the whole thing. 

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The Raconteurs Track Pack and Jimi Hendrix Track Pack will be available on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 440 Microsoft Points and on the PLAYSTATION®Store for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system for $5.49.  In addition, the three tracks from The Raconteurs Track Pack will be released as single downloadable songs for Xbox 360 for 160 Microsoft Points, PLAYSTATION 3 system for $1.99 and Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection for Wii™ for 200 Wii Points.

The conspicuous absence of Wii in the first sentence, combined with the conspicuous absence of Hendrix in the second, is a little troubling to me.

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