'Rock Band 4' Latest News & Update: New Rivals Expansion Now Available; Discounted Track Packs Released! More Gameplay Details, Game Elements Revealed

By Christian Ver Marcelo , Updated Oct 19, 2016 07:01 AM EDT

"Rock Band 4" had just received its newest update: the Rivals expansion pack. Aside from that, PDP had just released the all new foldable Jaguar Fender guitar. There are also discounted track packs available for the players.

Rivals Expansion Bundles

The much anticipated expansion for "Rock Band 4," the Rivals, retails for $30. However, those who do not own the core game yet could get the bundled game and expansion for $90.

There is also a $60 option for those who already have a guitar and want the "Rock Band 4" Rival expansion. This will then contain all of the songs from the original game, as well as the updates from last year, including the Brutal and Practice modes. There would then be a band kit with the Rivals expansion theme. It costs $200 and adds the Jaguar guitar and a drum set.

Rivals Expansion Features

The Rivals expansion pack for "Rock Band 4" will aptly come with a new Rivals mode. This is an asynchronous mode, wherein several players could join up remotely. They can be members of Crews in a battle of stats with other Crews internationally.

"Rock Band 4" will also be seeing a new story mode through the Rivals expansion. The new "Rockudrama" story campaign will be a twisting, funny and tragic story of the band's history and ultimate triumph despite all adversities.

The Rivals expansion for "Rock Band 4" will also give the players access to future content updates. This includes the consequent simultaneous online multiplayer mode, which is set to arrive this holiday. There are also new character customization options coming to the game.

Discounted Packs

"Rock Band 4" developer and publisher Harmonix also tossed in a few discounted track packs on the mix. The Creedence Clearwater Revival Pack 1 not retails for $14 instead of the usual $20. The Foo Fighters Pack 3 then comes in a $4.89 instead of its normal $7. Finally, the My Chemical Romance Pack 1 now costs only $3.84 instead of $5.49.

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