19 Oct


New York – October 19, 2009:
Apple Corps, Ltd. along with MTV Games and Harmonix are set to release the Beatles 1969 album, Abbey Road, on the Music Store for their recent title, The Beatles: Rock Band.  With “Come Together,” “Something,” “Octopus’s Garden,” “I Want You (She’s So Heavy),” “Here Comes The Sun” and “The End” on the original game disc, the release of Abbey Road will allow players to rock out to the rest of what the seminal album has to offer.  It will be available on October 20th, 2009 for the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii with the PlayStation 3 receiving the content the following day.  Pricing and details after the jump.

For PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360:

Individual Abbey Road Singles:

  • Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
  • Oh! Darling
  • Because

$1.99 USD, £0.99 UK, €1.49 EU, or 160 MS Points for each track

Complete The Album Pack (Only on 360 and PS3):

  • All three singles
  • The entire B-Side 16 minute medley that includes “You Never Give Me Your Money,” “Sun King,” “Mean Mr. Mustard,” “Polythene Pam,” “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window,” “Golden Slumbers,” “Carry That Weight” and “The End”
  • And the following tracks can be played in 1-3 song sets based on how they were originally recorded/composed:
    o “You Never Give Me Your Money”
    o “Sun King”/ “Mean Mr. Mustard”
    o “Polythene Pam”/ “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window”
    o “Golden Slumbers”/ “Carry That Weight”/ “The End”*
    o “Her Majesty”

$16.99 USD, £10.46 UK, €11.37 EU, or 1360 MS Points

For Nintendo Wii:

Individual Abbey Road Singles:

  • Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
  • Oh! Darling
  • Because
  • You Never Give Me Your Money
  • Her Majesty

$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points) for each track, except “Her Majesty,” available for $1.00 USD (100 Wii Points)

Multi-Track Sets:

  • “Sun King”/ “Mean Mr. Mustard”
  • “Polythene Pam”/ “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window”
  • “Golden Slumbers”/ “Carry That Weight”/ “The End”*

$3.50 USD (350 Wii Points) per pack
*No extra charge for “The End,” seeing as it was included on the original disc.

This marks the beginning of what many hope will result in the entire Beatles discography being available, with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) and Rubber Soul (1965) being set for a November and December release, respectively.