Rock Band 3 to use pitch correction technology

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 30 June 2010 18:33 GMT

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Harmonix has entered into a licensing agreement with iZotope to use the firm’s real-time pitch detection and pitch shifting middleware in Rock Band 3.

The tech included in the game will allow players the option to enable vocal effects used quite a lot in the music industry lately (Britney Spears for one), and it will Rock Band 3 players to sing on key more easily with pitch correction.

“The ability to have pitch correction in real-time helps to enhance the vocal gameplay and players’ in-game performance in Rock Band,” said Harmonix co-founder Eran Egozy in the press release.

“We’re excited to feature iZotope’s technology and this new middleware in Rock Band 3 so that our players can enjoy the type of vocal effects that professional rock stars utilize for live stage performances in their homes this holiday.”

Sounds good. It’s always nice to be less pitchy, dawg.

Rock Band 3’s out later this year.

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