‘Guitar Hero World Tour’ track packs dropping in February

Gaming, Music

Having already delivered fans over 70 rockin’ downloadable tracks for Activision’s Guitar Hero World Tour since the game’s October 2008 launch, three new track packs spanning a variety of musical genres and multiple artists will be available throughout February to Guitar Hero fans across the globe.

On Feb. 12, rockers Incubus, The Shins and Ryan Adams turn off the amps and electric guitars in the Acoustic Track Pack. Coming to Guitar Hero World Tour are Incubus’ “Drive,” The Shins’ “New Slang” and Ryan Adams’ Grammy-nominated version of “Wonderwall.”

Following their debut appearance on disc in Guitar Hero World Tour with “Band on the Run,” Paul McCartney’s Wings return to the virtual stage with the Wings Track Pack. “Junior’s Farm,” “Hi Hi Hi” and “Jet,” three top-10 hits from the band’s diverse catalog of music, will be available for download on Feb. 19.

Grammy winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Academy Award nominee Bob Seger will make his Guitar Hero downloadable content debut with the Bob Seger Track Pack. After making an appearance in ads highlighting different celebrities jamming on instruments from Guitar Hero World Tour, Seger’s legendary hit “Old Time Rock and Roll” joins “Her Strut” and a live-recording of “Get Out of Denver” in the Bob Seger Track Pack, available for download on Feb. 26.

The Acoustic, Wings and Bob Seger track packs will be available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 440 Microsoft Points and on the PlayStation Store for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system for $5.49. The songs in each track pack will be released as downloadable singles for Xbox 360 for 160 Microsoft Points, PLAYSTATION 3 system for $1.99 and Wii for 200 Wii Points ($2).

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