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Beatles Rock Band gets Abbey Road

by Steven Williamson on 20 October 2009, 10:55

Tags: The Beatles: Rock Band, Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, Simulation

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Harmonix has announced the launch of Abbey Road (1969) as the first Beatles album to be available for purchase and playable as downloadable content in The Beatles: Rock Band Music Store.

With “Come Together,” “Something,” “Octopus’s Garden,” “I Want You (She’s So Heavy),” “Here Comes The Sun” and “The End” already included on The Beatles: Rock Band game disc, players will now be able to play songs from and complete the entire Abbey Road album.

Available for Xbox 360 (Oct. 20) and PlayStation 3 (Oct. 22):

Individual Abbey Road singles: “Maxwell's Silver Hammer,” “Oh! Darling,” and “Because” Price: $1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per each individual track

The “Complete The Album Pack” features:
• Abbey Road singles: “Maxwell's Silver Hammer,” “Oh! Darling,” and “Because”
• The entire Abbey Road B-side 16 minute medley that includes: “You Never Give Me Your Money,” “Sun King,” “Mean Mr. Mustard,” “Polythene Pam,” “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window,” “Golden Slumbers,” “Carry That Weight” and “The End” • Additionally, the following songs from Abbey Road can also be played as 1-to-3-song sets, based on how they were recorded / composed:
- “You Never Give Me Your Money”
- “Sun King”/ “Mean Mr. Mustard”
- “Polythene Pam”/ “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window”
- “Golden Slumbers”/ “Carry That Weight”/ “The End”
- “Her Majesty”
Price: $16.99 USD, £10.46 UK, €11.37 EU (1360 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “Complete The Album Pack”

Available for Wii (Oct. 20):

Individual Abbey Road singles: “Maxwell's Silver Hammer, ” “Oh! Darling,” “Because,” and “You Never Give Me Your Money,” “Her Majesty
Price: $2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per each individual track
*$1.00 USD (100 Wii Points) for “Her Majesty”

Multi-track sets:
• “Sun King”/ “Mean Mr. Mustard”
• “Polythene Pam”/ “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window”
• “Golden Slumbers”/ “Carry That Weight”/ “The End”*
Price: $3.50 USD (350 Wii Points) per 2-Pack

* No additional cost for 3rd song “The End” as it is already included on game disc

Additional Beatles albums that have been announced as upcoming downloadable content include Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) in November and Rubber Soul (1965) in December.


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