‘Rock Band 3’ to be released this winter

Harmonix say they will 'revolutionise' the music game genre

Rock Band 3 is set to be released this winter, the video game’s makers have confirmed.

A message on the official Facebook page for the game, Facebook.com/rockband, explained that developers Harmonix were working on the next installment of the music simulation game, claiming they were set to “revolutionise” the music game genre.

Harmonix is developing Rock Band 3 for worldwide release this holiday season!” the message read. “The game, which will be published by MTV Games and distributed by Electronic Arts, will innovate and revolutionise the music genre once again, just as Harmonix did with the original Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and The Beatles: Rock Band. Stay tuned for more details!”

Further information on the game is yet to be released, including what new artists and tracks will feature.

Rock Band 2 was released in 2008, while The Beatles: Rock Band, which was endorsed by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono, was released in September last year.