Originally revealed in a surprise conference call in late October of last year, MTV, Harmonix and Apple Corps have made the official announcement that The Beatles: Rock Band, a new entirely remade custom version of Rock Band that will trace “an unprecedented, experiential progression through and celebration of the music and artistry of The Beatles,” will be released on 09/09/09 for Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii.
The game will come as a standalone version, or packaged with “a limited number of new hardware offerings modeled after instruments used by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr throughout their career,” with LOVE album co-producer Giles Martin serving as music producer. Harmonix also says exclusive content will be offered in coming months along with a preorder campaign.
Harmonix has also just unveiled the official site for the game, which for now is simply a warm-up teaser set inside a recreation of Abbey Road Studios (above, you can spy nearly the same camera angle at around 2:40 of this video).
The Beatles: Rock Band home [Harmonix]
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