‘Rock Band four’ might be co-revealed by hardware firm Mad Catz
Rock Band creator Harmonix is bringing a roadie alongside for this yr’s launch of Rock Band four – Mad Catz, the peripheral producer, will co-publish the sport on Xbox One and PlayStation four. Mad Catz is in control of making all the wi-fi devices in Rock Band four, however as a co-writer the corporate will even lead international gross sales, promotions and distribution, International PR Director Alex Verrey says. Harmonix and Mad Catz intend to launch Rock Band four concurrently within the US and European territories, Harmonix PR Lead Nick Chester tweeted to a curious fan in the present day.
Harmonix and Mad Catz nonetheless hope to make the devices from earlier Rock Band video games suitable with Rock Band four. “We’re engaged on that; we’ll affirm once we can!” Chester writes. In March, when Harmonix introduced the brand new Rock Band, CEO Alex Rigopulos stated he was “working very intently with Sony and Microsoft” to make backwards compatibility a actuality. Utilizing previous guitars and drums might save followers some cash (if they will dig these devices out from the again of their closets), and Rigopulos added that Harmonix in all probability will not even launch a brand new, full-priced recreation yearly.
“Along with DLC expansions, we’re considering of Rock Band four extra as an ongoing platform mannequin the place it may well incrementally accrete new performance over time as an alternative of doing massive $60 title releases.”