Activision announced that the Xbox 360 bundle of Guitar Hero 2 is due for release in both the Americas and in Europe in March, 2007 (Easter). New features of the Xbox 360 version (compared to the PS2 one) are: prettier graphics, additional songs, downloadable content, and the new wired X-Plorer guitar controller designed specifically for this release.
Dusty Welch, Head of Publishing, RedOctane, said of the game when it was first unveiled back at X06 last September: “With its large integrated hard drive, Xbox 360 provides an incredible platform for facilitating downloadable content. We believe there is no better title to feature micro-transactions than a music game like Guitar Hero II, where the content is the basis of your experience. The relationship with the Xbox Live Marketplace creates endless possibilities for exclusive content.”
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Yeah we get it buddy, you want to squeeze every consumer’s wallet dry. But in all seriousness, it’d be nice for Xbox 360 and first time Guitar Hero 2 owners, to be able to download the songs from the original PS2 Guitar Hero game.