Beatles: Rock Band Debuts As #1 Selling Music Video Game
October 20, 2009 at 6:06 AM (PT)
APPLE CORPS, MTV GAMES and HARMONIX are celebrating as THE BEATLES: ROCK BAND debuted as the top selling music video game in the U.S. for SEPTEMBER. Released simultaneously with the digitally re-mastered BEATLES CD catalogue on SEPTEMBER 9th, the critically acclaimed game was also the #2 selling title across all genres by revenue in the U.S. for the month of SEPTEMBER.
"We've heard countless stories about how THE BEATLES: ROCK BAND has inspired and brought friends, families and even complete strangers together," stated MTV GAMES EVP/Pres. SCOTT GUTHRIE. "The overwhelmingly positive reaction by music fans, hardcore gamers, critics, retailers, young and old alike, has been extremely gratifying. The game was a labor of love for the teams at APPLE CORPS, MTV GAMES and HARMONIX and seeing it resonate across generations the world over is truly priceless."