PC gamers have probably waive “Rock Band 4”.
S o had developer Harmonix certainly not presented the crowdfunding campaign to “Rockstar 4”: The Fig project to implement a PC version of the musical performance has failed all along the line. The funding call ended a few hours ago far from the intended target sum. 1.5 million dollars was estimated Harmonix, not even $ 800,000 came together the bottom line.
A huge letdown for the latest offshoot of the music game series, the last few months pleased to PS4 and Xbox One, the heart of the plastic instruments rockers. Whether a PC implementation died definitively with the failure of the crowdfunding campaign field remains unclear. Possibly Harmonix will search for another way to finance the game. Given the obvious weak demand from gamers seem more efforts, but rather unlikely.
Rock Band 4: Existing messages for the game
Update (October 23, 2015)
Some employees of “Rock Band 4” developer Harmonix have vigorously into hot water. Members of an internet forum was recently suspected that many positive reviews of the game at online retailer Amazon might originate even from the pen of developers. The rumor spread rapidly and first reviews disappeared, according to a media report shortly thereafter by the portal. Meanwhile Harmonix has publicly taken and communicated that fact several employees have set game reviews at Amazon position.
You have already responded and the staff suggested this to either delete or identified in the text that they were involved in the creation of the game. We think this kind of self-evaluation for not welcomed. In fact, some team members now have made it clear in their reviews that they were involved in the development of the product, their opinion on the game, but regardless of this fact keep their validity. This is laudable, a stale aftertaste remains nevertheless.
Update (March 13, 2015)
The return of Plastikklampfen oscillators and living room-Rocker is set in stone, “Rock Band 4” comes. But with what songs you climb on PS4 and Xbox One to rock royalty? A difficult question, fans of the music game series may now answer itself. Developer Harmonix has called the “Rock Band” -Zocker express their music requests for the new offshoot of the series. On the official website for the game you transmit immediately through an input form as many music tracks to the developer, as you like. It submitted a song is of course no guarantee of implementation. But if other players have your favorites on the list, the chances that Harmonix secures the license for the title. “Rock Band 4” will be released in late 2015 for PS4 and Xbox One, supporting both the plastic instruments previous parts as well as new models.
Update (March 5, 2015)
Music game fans are overjoyed: Harmonix confirms the rumors in recent weeks and announced after two years hiatus to a new offshoot of the “Rock Band” series. The displayed according to developers even in 2015 exclusively for PS4 and Xbox One and entitled simply “Rock Band 4”. The game is designed to support the plastic instruments and over 2,000 songs of the last-gen offshoot. For newcomers there are alternatively new guitar and drum models. The title is based on a new engine and become the only part of the series remain, the Harmonix released for the current generation of consoles.
Instead regularly new parts rauszuhauen, the developer will supply the existing tracks rather with updates. New features and songs has Harmonix not been announced but did know that you have a lot of surprises in store for the coming days via Twitter. Visitors to the Games exhibition PAX East (6 to 8 March 2015, Boston) have the opportunity to pre-order the game and to secure a special Fender Stratocaster Plastikklampfe. Learn more expected to follow shortly.
Update (February 20, 2015)
Polishing precaution already times the Plastikklampfe and dust your drumkit: to confirm current rumors, leads the “Rock Band” series in the foreseeable future is actually a revival of music games a. Once published new DLCs for older games of the series several times in recent weeks, already germinated on the first hopes of a comeback in the series. Now wants a business magazine learned from the environment of the developer Harmonix that is “Rock Band” offshoot for PS4 and Xbox One in work. This coincides with the fact that Harmonix has conducted a survey in January, in which the Centre has explored the interest of consumers on a new title.
In a statement to a magazine, the developer recently declared that one could make no announcement today. However, it is excited by the positive response to the new DLCs and think it’s great that fans speculate about the future of the series. According to Harmonix continues to enjoy hundreds of thousands of gamers per month with “Rock Band” games. The developer says that they have always communicated openly to pull a comeback in the series whereas the right time should arise.
Original message (February 17, 2015)
For zockende music fans the “Rock Band” series was a dream come true – they could make on Rockstar without master an instrument. Two years ago, the shock: developer Harmonix stopped the development of additional content, the song-supply dried up. Now return the horizon: In January, the developer gave his loyal fans out of the blue three new song DLCs. What looked like a one-time addition, now proving well as larger-scale approach. With Tenacious D’s “Rize of the Fenix” and “Back to the Shack” by Weezer the next song for each EUR 1.49 available for download!
Gamblers rumors that it could be at the DLC-offensive to the prelude to a full-fledged comeback of “Rock Band” series. After all, the developer refers in blog entries to the new extensions explicitly that both songs have great titles. The act with “resurrection of the Phoenix” and “Back to the hut” both from the topic return. That could be a coincidence, but pointed Harmonix in the past on several occasions that the “Rock Band” series would one day be revived. Has the time now come? If soon the first child of the current consoles into the house?
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