Microsoft has announced that it is to release wireless microphones just in time for Christmas for $49.99.
According to the press release, these mics will work your music games, including upcoming The Beatles: Rock Band.
Once you get the title update through Xbox Live, that is.
It’s expected to be released in the fall, and the press release is below.
No word on when the promise of the Lips microphone becoming compatible with Rock Band, et al will happen.
ROCK STARS AND POP DIVAS UNITE: SING YOUR HEART OUT WITH THE XBOX 360 WIRELESS MICROPHONE WHILE PLAYING YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC GAMES
Get ready aspiring music stars, the biggest music event is taking place in the best hot spot ever – your living room! Now you can take the stage solo, or join your friends like true rock stars or power duets, free from the clutter of wires.
Grab your friends and get ready to croon along to the best songs on your favorite Xbox 360 music games with the new Xbox 360 Wireless Microphone. Belt out your vocals while playing games like “Lips,” “Guitar Hero Metallica,” “Rock Band 2”* and “Disney Sing It: High School Musical 3: Senior Year” as well as new blockbusters available this holiday, including “Lips: Number One Hits” and “The Beatles: Rock Band.”
Whether you want to jam to today’s biggest hits or revive Beatlemania, the Xbox 360 Wireless Microphone will bring out your best performance with high-quality voice reproduction technology and stylish interactive motion sensors and lights. Available this fall, the Xbox 360 Wireless Microphone will have an estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.).
*Compatible with title update through Xbox LIVE.