Coldplay track pack available on March 13th.
LONDON – 26th FEBRUARY 2009: Just in time for spring, “Lips” is set to debut its first downloadable song pack featuring Coldplay, who recently took home three GRAMMY awards including Best Rock Album. Available worldwide on 13th March, the song pack will encompass three of Coldplay’s most famous pieces, including “The Scientist,” “Speed of Sound,” and “In My Place.”
Also budding on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and the “Lips” Get Music Store from 20th February until 6th March are nine fresh tracks from groups like The Fray, Angels and Airwaves, and 311. With tracks hailing from a variety of artists, “Lips” is an affordable way to consistently expand the party game experience only on Xbox 360.
Finally, for singers with a competitive streak, an upcoming title update scheduled for early March will provide improved scoring, better vibrato detection and initiate global Leaderboards that will allow players to see how their performances rank compared to other “Lips” fans around the world. For more details on the title update as well as learn details of an upcoming Q&A with iNiS’ Keiichi Yano, go to the “Lips” Web site at www.xbox.com/lips.
Speed Up – Funkerman
How To Save A Life – The Fray
Swing Life Away – Rise Against
Available on 27/2
The Adventure – Angels and Airwaves
Amber – 311
In The Shadows – The Rasmus
Available on 6/3
Hook Me Up – The Veronicas
Lips of an Angel – Hinder
Shake It – Metro Station
“Lips,” the new singing party game from Xbox 360 and iNiS, includes 40 songs on-disc and two wireless, motion-sensitive microphones. “Lips” is currently available at retailers for £49.99.
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