Rocksmith 2014 Edition can import past tracks and DLC, uses same cable

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 12 August 2013 03:49 GMT

Ubisoft has taken steps to ensure that picking up the new version of Rocksmith won’t make your previous purchases redundant.

In a video Q&A session, embedded below, community developer Mike Madavi confirmed the new game is compatible with the original Rocksmith cable, which is used to hook a guitar up to your PC or console.

The 2014 version will be able to utilise any DLC you purchased for the original game, too, and even import tracks from the first disc. This is quite a boon, as the new edition boasts a more robust teaching mode, so hopeful guitarists will probably want to take advantage of it with as much content as possible.

Rocksmith 2014 Edition is due in October on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It will be available in a bundle with a guitar, but there’ll be no bass pack this time. Ubisoft has not yet detailed the instrument bundle.

Thanks, PCGamesN.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.



Rocksmith 2014 Edition

  • Rocksmith 2014: Muse pack out today, trailer & tracklist inside

    Rocksmith 2014 developer Ubisoft has rolled out a Muse DLC pack for your pleasure. Now all you need is a 1,000-piece laser light show in your front room and you’ll have the full Muse experience.

  • Rocksmith 2014 Edition gets a five pack from Iron Maiden

    Rocksmith 2014 Edition has some new DLC available and its a five pack from Iron Maiden. Each song will run you $2.99 each or you can buy the entire pack for $11.99. The songs available are: 2 Minutes To Midnight, Aces High, Fear of the Dark, The Number of the Beast, and Run to the […]

Ubisoft San Francisco