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Rockband: 6 million downloads in four months

MTV has announced that six million song packs have been downloaded for music game Rockband since the game was launched on November 20, 2007.

MTV has announced that six million song packs have been downloaded for music game Rockband since the game was launched on November 20, 2007.

To celebrate, Harmonix and MTV have prepared a software update allowing users to preview and purchase downloadable content via a central Music Store hub.

"The success of Rock Band downloadable content to date firmly reinforces our vision and its potential as a platform for music discovery," commented by Paul DeGooyer, SVP of DVD, Gaming and Audio at MTV.

"By empowering players with the ability to customise their Rock Band library with a rapidly growing selection of rock artists and songs on a weekly basis and adding great new features such as the in-game music store, we are thrilled to give fans more ways to enhance and enjoy their Rock Band experience."

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