Rock Band UK Prices

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  1. Hadrian
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    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    Well it looks like EA are gonna really bum us hard with this one. I'm sure this game will fail pretty hard when it gets released over here, just take a look at the RRP:

    Instrument Edition: £129.99 You get a mic, a guitar and a set of drums but NO GAME!
    Rock Band disc: £49.99.

    Incidentally if you need extra instruments:
    Wireless Guitar: £59.99
    Wireless Drums: £69.99

    So for the full experience £179.98! Converted into dollars it is about $359, the US version I may add only cost $169 when it was released last year. There is no fucking way that I'd pay £50 for the pleasure of only being able to play a game with just a gamepad.

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    As said last week we'll finally get the game May 23rd for the 360 and in June for PS3, PS2 & Wii.
     
  2. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

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    You can buy it on import already for between £150 & £180.

    So, if you want it, no point in waiting ... except for 360 version, which is region-locked.

    I've had the PS3 edition since launch ... got it for £179, including shipping, and customs fees.
     
  3. The Teej

    The Teej Also known as The Tjalian

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    haha, this game is gonna fail so hard over here. No large amount of people are going to pay the price of a 360/Wii for a game and some fake instruments.
     
  4. shtonkalot

    shtonkalot Can't hold on much longer, But I'll never let go!

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    Instrument Edition sounds promising for those that may like to "acquire" the game themselves. I know I waited to get a stand alone Guitar Hero Guitar rather than the game bundle as I had ah, "acquired" the game on its own earlier.
    Wonder if that applies in OZ too..?

    Anyone have Aussie pricing info for Rock Band?
    I know it'll be expensive but I'm sure some band members will help absorb my costs.
     
  5. Armadillo

    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!

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    ROFL , that's rock band's fate sealed. Game is just gonna fail. Only thing I can see is people buying instruments and then downloading the game.