For those interested in using a game to learn guitar and/or bass, Rocksmith isn’t going to be the only option for much longer. BandFuse: Rock Legends, the long-in-development title from Realta and Mastiff, has gone gold and is all set for its planned North American launch of November 19th on both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Supporting guitar, bass, and vocals, BandFuse will feature 55 songs from such artists as Slash, Maroon 5, & Rush, among many others. As shown above, players will make use of animated tablature to learn how to play the included song on their instrument of choice.
Various bundles of BandFuse will be available for purchase. These include the $69.99 Artist Pack, bundling together the game and a 1/4″ to USB cable for connecting a guitar or bass, the $79.99 Band Pack, which includes two guitar/bass cables, a microphone, a 4-port USB hub, and an acoustic guitar adapter, and the Guitar Bundle, which includes a cable and an authentic Fender Squier Stratocaster. No price has yet been confirmed for the Guitar Bundle.
GameStop will be offering a special deal for those who pre-order the Artist Pack, comprised of a free set of orange DR Neon Strings and a coupon for 15% off of any Fender or Squier Electric Guitar that is less than $500 at Guitar Center.
We will keep you updated on more news regarding BandFuse: Rock Legends as it becomes available. In the meantime, let us know if you’re planning on getting the game in the comments section below.