Green Day: Rock Band Release Date Set!
Iconic Punk-rockers Billie Joe Armstrong and co are coming to XBox, PS3 and Wii in their very own edition of Rock Band. Its the second band specific version of the game, after Rock Band: The Beatles was released back in 2009. The game is set to hit stores June 8th 2010, and is compatible with old Rock Band instruments.
Players are given the opportunity to play as all three members of Green Day, and in new venues as well. More songs have been added than were added to the Rock Band downloadable content pack, with the following songs being confirmed as being part of the 47 song long playlist:
- 21 Guns
- American Idiot
- Boulevard of Broken Dreams
- Brain Stew/Jaded
- Christianâ€™s Inferno
- East Jesus Nowhere
- Hitchinâ€™ A Ride
- Know Your Enemy
- Last Of The American Girls
- Wake Me Up When September Ends
- Â¡Viva La Gloria!
All songs have been confirmed as being compatible with the newly announced Rock Band 3 as well, so donâ€™t feel that youâ€™ll only have a limited amount of time to enjoy the new add on! Other features include videos and pictures of the band on tour that are exclusive to the game, as well as all the classic features seen in Rock Band and Rock Band 2.
Lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong said â€œWeâ€™ve worked with the Rock Band team in the past year to enable our fans to play tracks from 21st Century Breakdown, and weâ€™re excited to now be working on a game spanning our entire career. We want people to fire this up, choose their favorite Green Day tracks, and play along with us as Rock Band avatars so they can feel what it’s like to perform on stage as Green Dayâ€ â€“ good to see that theyâ€™ve got the fans in mind!
Tom Whalley, CEO/Chairman of Warner Bros. Records stated that â€œThis game will appeal to fans of all ages, including those who love their recent best-selling albums and those who’ve loved Green Day throughout their long, incredible careerâ€, so weâ€™re looking forward to seeing some of their older songs that will be announced as playable!