Joystiq has you covered with all things Metal Gear Solid 4!
GameDaily

Rock Band Guitar Prices PS3 vs 360


An anonymous employee from Game Crazy sent a tip and scan to Joystiq of their pricing for Harmonix's Rock Band peripherals for both the PS3 and Xbox 360. The microphone and drum kit cost $29.99 and $79.99, respectively. Unfortunately, the guitar controller has a price discrepancy between the two platforms, with the PS3's wireless guitar costing $59.99 and the 360's $79.99, a twenty dollar difference.

As the story goes, Red Octane supposedly couldn't get a wireless guitar because using Microsoft's proprietary wireless technology would jack the price on the controller. Could the PS3's wireless technology be easier and cheaper to implement that would cause it to be cheaper than the 360's? Harmonix denied their being any discrepancy when asked that question, so we'll have to wait for either an announcement on pricing or some more concrete evidence from retailers.

Related Headlines

Reader Comments (Page 1 of 1)

Bits
Unlock the Achievement (1)
X3F TV (44)
Cheats (10)
Console wars (245)
Contests and Giveaways (149)
Deals and Bargains (173)
Downloads (187)
E3 (81)
Fan stuff (1066)
Hacks / mods (143)
HD-DVD Releases (64)
How-tos (44)
Interviews (107)
MMO (12)
Multiplayer (117)
News (6638)
Peripherals (239)
Podcasts (81)
Polls (31)
Reviews (43)
Rumors (286)
Shipping this week (60)
Video Marketplace (78)
Videos (375)
What are you playing? (74)
WMC (18)
Xbox Live (760)
Xbox Live Arcade (878)
Xbox Live Marketplace (924)
GDC '07 Coverage
GDC '07 (33)

RESOURCES

RSS NEWSFEEDS

Powered by Blogsmith

Worth reading

  • 360 Arcadians
  • 360Sync
  • Achieve360Points
  • Gamerscore Blog
  • Gamertag Radio
  • GameTrailers 360
  • Halo.Bungie.Org
  • Major Nelson
  • Planet Xbox 360
  • TeamXbox
  • Unscripted 360
  • XBLArcade
  • Xbox 360 Achievements
  • Xbox Domain
  • Xbox-Scene
  • Xboxyde
  • Xboxygen (French)

Featured Galleries

Ticket to Ride (XBLA)
Halo 3 Cold Storage
Sea Life Safari (XBLA)
Elements of Destruction (XBLA)
NASCAR 09
Fable 2 (6/13/2008)
The Maw
Unreal Tournament 3
Zoids Assault

 

Most Commented On (14 days)

Recent Comments

Worth reading

  • 360 Arcadians
  • 360Sync
  • Achieve360Points
  • Gamerscore Blog
  • Gamertag Radio
  • GameTrailers 360
  • Halo.Bungie.Org
  • Major Nelson
  • Planet Xbox 360
  • TeamXbox
  • Unscripted 360
  • XBLArcade
  • Xbox 360 Achievements
  • Xbox Domain
  • Xbox-Scene
  • Xboxyde
  • Xboxygen (French)

Weblogs, Inc. Network

  • Autos
    • Autoblog
    • AutoblogGreen
    • Autoblog Spanish
    • Autoblog Chinese
    • Autoblog Simplified Chinese
  • Technology
    • Download Squad
    • Engadget
    • Engadget HD
    • Engadget Mobile
    • Engadget Chinese
    • Engadget Simplified Chinese
    • Engadget Japanese
    • Engadget Spanish
    • Engadget Polska
    • Switched
    • TUAW (Apple)
  • Lifestyle
    • AisleDash
    • DIY Life
    • Gadling
    • Green Daily
    • Luxist
    • ParentDish
    • Slashfood
    • Styledash
    • That's Fit
  • Gaming
    • Joystiq
    • DS Fanboy
    • Massively
    • Nintendo Wii Fanboy
    • PS3 Fanboy
    • PSP Fanboy
    • WoW Insider
    • Xbox 360 Fanboy
  • Entertainment
    • Cinematical
    • TV Squad
  • Finance
    • BloggingBuyouts
    • BloggingStocks
    • WalletPop
  • Sports
    • FanHouse Main
    • NFL
    • NBA
    • MLB
    • NCAA Football
    • NCAA Basketball
    • NASCAR
    • NHL
    • Golf
    • Fantasy Football
  • Also on AOL
    • African-American Culture
    • Cars
    • Games
    • Maps
    • Money
    • Movies
    • Music
    • News
    • Radio
    • Sports
    • Television
    • Travel

Other Weblogs Inc. Network blogs you might be interested in:

PS3 Fanboy
  • Rumor: Aquanaut's Holiday remake coming to PS3?
  • Rumor: Does this image show a PS3 trophy screen? [UPDATE]
  • PSN offline on June 24th for scheduled maintenance
WOW Insider
  • Premade characters now available for copy on the PTR
  • Season three: The reckoning
  • Tip: Run Midsummer as a lowbie
Nintendo Wii Fanboy
  • Choro Q Penny Racing onto Wii, plus lots more!
  • Rabbid fact #76 -- Bunnies look good in Spore
  • Zack and Wiki: Quest for a Sequel is fruitless
DS Fanboy
  • Fire on the Water almost as awesome as Smoke on the Water
  • Trivia takes a Brain Quest to the DS
  • MIDIfy your DS with a new chip
PSP Fanboy
  • Mysterious countdown appears, possibly Namaikida 2
  • Man tries to trade drugs for PSP
  • Japan readies for God of War by throwing party
Big Download Blog
  • Crytek heads to China to sell CryEngine 2
  • Game companies worried about shortage of computer science majors
  • Most major employers use video games to train employees
AOL Sports Blog
  • Cut Schilling Could Throw In January
  • The Dugout: March of the Coaches
  • The Mariners Are So Horrible They're Killing Romance in Seattle