New Music Based Games Driving Digital Downloads

New Music Based Games Driving Digital Downloads
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Jeff Squires
  • 21 january 2008

It was surprising to see a record label emerge from a video game maker a couple of years ago when EA launched their own record label. It’s equally interesting to see how new music based video games such as “Rock Band” and “Guitar Hero” are driving digital downloads. In just two months since “Rock Band” was released, 2.5 million additional songs have been downloaded. Similarly, “Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock” has sold over 5 million songs since November. According to Reuters:

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