Harmonix today announced that Rock Band has shipped to retail and will be available in the United Kingdom, France and Germany by the end of the week.
Yes, Rock Band will launch on the Xbox 360 on May 23, and will be available for additional platforms later this summer.
In addition to the 58 tracks from the North American release, Rock Band will feature nine new tracks spanning German, French and UK hi ts including:
Blur “Beetlebum” (English)
Oasis “Rock ‘n’ Roll Star” (English)
Tokio Hotel “Monsoon” (English)
Muse “Hysteria” (English)
Les Wampas “Manu Chao” (French)
Playmo “New Wave” (French)
Die Toten Hosen “Hier Kommt Alex” (German)
Juli “Perfekte Welle” (German)
H-Block X “Countdown to Insanity” (German)
In addition, Rock Band’s library of over 110 songs available for purchase and download in North America is now available in Europe. Each track will be available for 160 Microsoft Points on Xbox 360. All new downloadable content will also be available simultaneously in the US and Europe on a weekly basis. For a complete list of Rock Band songs available for purchase to date, please go to http://www.rockband.com/dlc.
Pretty sweet, eh. You Europeans can go ahead thank our Yankee asses once again….
Gamespress.com: Rock Band shipping in Europe