Rock Band World Companion Application Announced

This morning Harmonix announced a new Facebook application that works as a companion to enhance your Rock Band Blitz and Rock Band 3 experiences.  This app, called Rock Band World, allows you to directly challenge friends or rivals to Score Wars in the soon-to-be-released Rock Band Blitz or work with the community to complete certain goals.  Unconfirmed rumors (that I just made up) list these goals as playing entirely with your feet and achieving an exact score of 11.

If you are still playing Rock Band 3, you can use the app to get detailed stats on your performances and browse the huge catalog of songs.  No word on adding shots of your Rock Band avatar crowd surfing or destroying a hotel room.

The app can be found at when it launches alongside Rock Band Blitz on PlayStation Network on August 28th and on Xbox Live on August 29th.

Watch the video below for a more in-depth look at this new app.

Press Release
Cambridge, Mass. – August 22nd, 2012 – Harmonix is excited to announce an exciting new social application for Rock Band™ Blitz and Rock Band 3 players – Rock Band World!

Coming to Facebook alongside the release of Rock Band Blitz this August, Rock Band World is a brand new full-featured companion application that will allow players to collaborate and compete with other Rock Band fans using the world’s largest social network! Players can work alone, team up with friends, or band together with the Rock Band community to complete Goals. Rockers can also directly challenge their friends (or rivals!) to Score Wars to see who’s got the best Rock Band Blitz chops!

“When designing Rock Band World we wanted to extend the player experience beyond the console in exciting new and social ways,” said Project Director Matthew Nordhaus. “By letting Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 players link both Rock Band Blitz and Rock Band 3 to their large, already established social network, we’re opening up some great opportunities for competitive and collaborative gameplay. We can’t wait to start engaging the community with weekly Goals, and we look forward to seeing how fierce competition can get with Rock Band Blitz Score Wars!”

Rock Band World adds new ways to play for Rock Band Blitz players, but also adds value for fans of Rock Band 3! Players will be able to browse the 3800+ song Rock Bandcatalog, get detailed statistics on their own in-game performance, and much more!

Players can find Rock Band World at!

For a deeper look at Rock Band World in action, check out our feature video at!

Rock Band Blitz is scheduled for release on PlayStation®Network  on August 28th for $14.99 and Xbox LIVE Arcade on August 29th for 1200 MS Points. For the latest assets, including screenshots and the game logo, please visit 

Website Links:
For more information, please visit:

                Rock Band Blitz website

For more information on Rock Band Blitz, Rock Band 3 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit and

© 2012 Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.  All Rights Reserved. Harmonix, Rock Band, Rock Band Blitz, Rock Band World and all related titles and logos are trademarks of Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.  Rock Band Blitz, Rock Band World, and other related products and services developed by Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.

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