- Oct. 30, 2008: Blast reports Beatles Rock Band under development
- March 5: Beatles Rock Band gets 9/9/09 release date
- June 3: Blast interviews Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos at E3
- June 10: Blast ranks Beatles Rock Band among the best games seen at E3 2009
- Aug. 18: Most of the track list is revealed
- Aug. 25: TV Spot
- Sept. 9: Beatles Rock Band released
MTV Games and Harmonix have revealed 19 more songs which will be featured on The Beatles: Rock Band. Of the 45 songs available on the game, 44 have been announced leaving one mystery song.
The game allows fans to experience the Beatles’ catalogue of music for themselves and play their way through the band’s extraordinary career. From 1963 Liverpool to the final performance on the Apple Corps rooftop, fans can experience the entire career, while also utilizing the three-part vocal harmonies to revel in the vocal styling of the Fab Four.
For those who feel that 45 songs are not enough, fear not. Abbey Road will be available as a future download purchase. On September 9, All You Need Is Love will be released exclusively through Xbox LIVE.
The release of The Beatles: Rock Band has been timed in conjunction with the release of the original, digitally re-mastered Beatles CD catalogue on Sept 9th, 2009. It will be available around the world simultaneously for Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. Fans who pre-order any version of the game at a participating retailer will be given an access code to officially join the Pre-Order Club. Club members will gain access to breaking news and exclusive behind-the-scenes elements. To learn more, visit the Pre-Order Club website.
The Beatles: Rock Band 19 New Songs Revealed With Featured Venues:
- “Boys” / Cavern Club
- “A Hard Day’s Night” / Ed Sullivan Theater
- “I’m Looking Through You” / Shea Stadium
- “Ticket to Ride” / Shea Stadium
- “Drive My Car” / Budokan
- “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “Getting Better” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “Good Morning” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “Hello, Goodbye” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “Hey Bulldog” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “Dear Prudence” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “Helter Skelter” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “Something” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “Come Together” / Abbey Road Dreamscape
- “Don’t Let Me Down” / Rooftop Concert
- “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” / Rooftop Concert
- “I Me Mine” / Rooftop Concert
Got an idea about what the mystery song will be? Post it in the comments.