Over 1,000 Songs Now Available for Rock Band Platform

Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, and MTV Games, a
part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced that
Rock Band now has more than 1,000 songs available for consumers to play
within the Rock Band Music platforms for the Xbox 360 video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer
entertainment system and Wii. Featuring the music of more than 390
bands, the Rock Band platform is, without question, the industry leader
in providing the best selection of interactive musical content, songs
and artists.

“When we launched Rock Band two years ago, we
made a promise to create a music gaming experience that delivered on a
weekly basis more songs and artists than ever imagined,” said Alex
Rigopulos, co-founder and CEO of Harmonix Music Systems. “We’re
extremely proud to pass this remarkable milestone of over 1,000 songs
in Rock Band and will continue to innovate and bring more of the best
music to Rock Band players all over the world."

"The library of
great songs available to players on the Rock Band platform is vast and
continues to grow," said Paul DeGooyer, Senior Vice President of
Electronic Games and Music at MTV Networks Music Group. "This milestone
reflects a tremendous amount of hard work from the world-class teams at
Harmonix, MTV Games and at our artist, management, label and publishing

Rock Band delivers content in a variety of unique
ways. Fans can access content included on the disc of Rock Band 2 and
export other discs into their music library including Rock Band, LEGO®
Rock Band, and a variety of track packs, which employ the disc export
technology that Harmonix pioneered. Additionally, players can select
from weekly downloadable content, now in its 105th consecutive week,
all created by the dedicated Harmonix audio and art teams.

date, Rock Band fans have downloaded more than 60 million songs from
the Rock Band Music Store, and coming soon, Harmonix and MTV Games will
be delivering new content via the Rock Band Network, a new suite of
tools that allow bands and labels of all shapes and sizes to author
their songs into downloadable, playable Rock Band tracks available for
sale. With more than 1,000 tracks available to date in the standard
Rock Band platform, the Rock Band Network Music Store will
exponentially increase the number of songs available, further securing
MTV Games and Harmonix’s position as the leading provider of
downloadable content for music-based video games.

For a complete list of all 1,000 songs, please visit www.rockband.com/music or see the attached documents, which outline all songs to date, plus some fun Rock Band platform song stats.


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