Yesterday our own Jake Gaskill reported tentatively and cautiously that there was a rumor that a SingStar Beatles game is on the way. According to MTV and Harmonix, there isn't. If you want to single Beatles songs, you'll have to either keep it in the shower, or turn off the guitars in Beatles: Rock Band.
"MTV Games and Harmonix have the exclusive rights to create music games based on The Beatles per our exclusive partnership with Apple Corps Ltd. Contrary to the rumored reports, there is no Singstar: Beatles software product. There is only The Beatles: Rock Band hitting shelves worldwide on 9/9/09 on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii in which players can play as a singing game or as a full band game."
Harmonix and company are, however, considering offering a The Beatles: Rock Band bundle with specially branded microphones and no guitars for you singers out there. Maybe not the best choice if you don't own any Rock Band games, but if you like singing, and you already own a Rock Band instrument pack, and you want to take advantage of The Beatles: Rock Band's harmony support, you're going to need a couple of extra mics and the game to do it. So I say awesome. Depending on the price (and depending on whether it actually hits retail) this is the pack I'll be buying. Drunkenly trying to work out Beatles harmonies during late-night gatherings is just the thing to annoy my neighbors. (Hi, Ben and Helen!)