» News: Ubisoft Announces Rocksmith Pre-order Goodies

L.E. Green

|    Wednesday, September 7, 2011

  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platform: Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC
  • Players: 1
  • Rating: T
  • Genre: Music/Rhythm, Self-Improvement

Late last week, Ubisoft announced that it has partnered with GameStop and Best Buy to offer two free downloadable songs to people who pre-order its upcoming educational guitar title, Rocksmith. The game, which already features a decent library of music from artists like The Animals, The Black Keys, Interpol and Nirvana, lets you plug any electric, and possibly electric acoustic, guitar into your console to help you learn to play.

The two downloadable songs will be Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Free Bird, as if learning to play guitar didn’t feel like a daunting enough task already, and Radiohead’s Bodysnatchers. They will be available for download on the same day as the game’s release, October 18th, but the offer will only be available while codes are available. For more information on Rocksmith, you can check out our Most Anticipated Holiday Video Games video from earlier today, or head over to the game’s official site.

 

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