Rock Band on PS2, in Europe; New Tracks Announced

Harmonix, MTV Games and EA officially announced that Rock Band will also be released on the PS2 alongside the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions. They also revealed that the game will be released in Europe in early 2008, while US will get the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions this Holiday season.

Rock Band for the PS2 will feature the same content featured on its next-gen brethren, but will also debut new game elements specific for the platform. European versions of the game will also feature extensive localized music content for multiple territories, both on-disc and through downloadable content.

Additionally, ten new songs were revealed at the Games Convention, bringing the total of officially announced on-disc songs to 26. Here’s the current full track listing:

1960s
Rolling Stones “Gimme Shelter”

1970s
The Who “Won’t Get Fooled Again”
Mountain “Mississippi Queen”*
David Bowie “Suffragette City”
Black Sabbath “Paranoid”*
Blue Oyster Cult “Don’t Fear the Reaper”
The Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop”
Deep Purple “Highway Star”

1980s
Rush “Tom Sawyer”*
Bon Jovi “Wanted Dead or Alive”
The Clash “Should I Stay or Should I Go”
Faith No More “Epic”

1990s
Foo Fighters “Learn to Fly”
Metallica “Enter Sandman”
Nirvana “In Bloom”
Stone Temple Pilots “Vasoline”
Weezer “Say It Ain’t So”
Smashing Pumpkins “Cherub Rock”
Radiohead “Creep”
Beastie Boys “Sabotage”

2000s
The Hives “Main Offender”
Queens of the Stone Age “Go With the Flow”
The Strokes “Reptilia”
Jet “Are You Gonna Be My Girl”
OK Go “Here It Goes Again”
Nine Inch Nails “The Hand That Feeds”

*Indicates a cover song, all other songs are original master recordings

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