The Beatles: Rock Band priced for Europe

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 16 April 2009 16:46 GMT

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The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Premium Bundle has been priced for Europe.

It’ll retail for €199.00 on the mainland, and £179.00 in the UK.

It was announced yesterday that the bundle would cost $249.99 in the States.

If you pre-order the game, you can become part of the The Beatles: Rock Band Pre-Order Club, which gives you access to behind-the-scenes content from May up to release on September 9.

Full press release after the break.

MTV GAMES, HARMONIX AND EA REVEAL CONTENTS AND EUROPEAN PRICING FOR THE BEATLES™: ROCK BAND®
LIMITED EDITION PREMIUM BUNDLE

Reserve Your Copy and Become Eligible to Join The Beatles: Rock Band Pre-Order Club to Receive Access to Breaking News, Exclusive Game Elements Including Art and Behind-The-Scenes Footage, and More Beginning in May

New York, NY – April 16, 2009 – Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today revealed the first details surrounding The Beatles: Rock Band (http://www.thebeatlesrockband.com) Limited Edition Premium Bundle which will include:

* The Beatles: Rock Band software
* Höfner Bass controller: Large scale replica of the Bass famously used by Sir Paul McCartney
* Beatles-inspired and Ludwig-branded Rock Band 2 drums with classic pearl finish and vintage replica Beatles kick drum head
* Microphone
* Microphone Stand
* Additional special content

In addition to the previously announced US MSRP of $249.99, The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Premium Bundle will retail in continental Europe for MSRP €199.00 and for MSRP £179.00 in the UK.

North American and European fans who pre-order any version of the game[1] will be eligible to join the The Beatles: Rock Band Pre-Order Club and receive breaking news and access to exclusive game elements including art and behind-the-scenes footage directly from MTV Games and Harmonix. New material will be released regularly starting in May and leading up to the game’s launch on 9/9/09.

As previously announced, The Beatles: Rock Band will allow fans to pick up the guitar, bass, mic or drums and experience The Beatles’ extraordinary catalogue of music through gameplay that takes players on a journey through the legacy and evolution of the band’s legendary career.

Available simultaneously worldwide in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and other territories for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo on 09/09/2009, the game will be compatible with all Rock Band® instrument controllers, as well as most Guitar Hero® and other third party music video game peripherals and microphones.

To learn more about pre-ordering The Beatles: Rock Band, please visit www.thebeatlesrockband.com.

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