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Rocksmith series has sold 1.4 million copies, new study confirms shredding benefits 

A national study by the Research Strategy Group, has found Rocksmith is "the fastest way to learn how to play the guitar.

The study was conducted via hundreds of participants across New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas.

The results support earlier research conducted by the Toluna Group, which found that 95% of Rocksmith players claimed it improved their guitar skills.

Ubisoft also revealed that the Rocksmith series has sold 1.4 million copies worldwide since its release in October 2011.

An additional 3 million songs have been downloaded from the title’s library of 143 DLC tracks.

Altogether, players have played an estimated 112 billion notes.

More Rocksmith news is to be revealed at E3 in June.

An infographic is below.

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