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Rock Band strat may not rock with Guitar Hero 3

According to early tests conducted by IGN, the most compatible controller is Xbox 360's Guitar Hero 2 X-plorer model, which works with both upcoming titles, although you cannot use the special effects to the lack of a five-way switch. The GH3 Les Paul controller works with everything except the PS2 version of GH2 (played on a PS3, natch) and, like the X-plorer, cannot activates effects.

Rock Band's stratocaster, however, does not work with any Guitar Hero title on the Xbox 360. (IGN has not been able to test the PS3 version yet.) A statement released by Harmonix said, among other things, that they "welcome any 3rd party software that wishes to support Rock Band guitars. If a 3rd party guitar / music game does not support the Rock Band guitar controller, questions regarding this should be directed to the game manufacturer."

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monkey6023473d ago

This is really bed news. I cant afford both with a guitar.

games4fun3472d ago

it has all those instuments and can support way more people playing together.

benny o klaatt3472d ago

so im gonna end up with 4 guitars?

gh1 guitar ps2
gh2 guitar 360
gh3 guitar 360 and
rock band guitar?

i do want two for co op so i guess i got four plaggy guitars

LeonSKennedy4Life3472d ago

We have 3 now...

- 1 GH (PS2)
- 2 GHII (PS2) <one is a wireless that my brother wanted
- getting another 1 tonight for GHIII (PS3)
- getting another 1 later for GHIII (PS3)
- getting another 2 for Rock Band (PS3)

That's 7 guitars!!! THAT'S RIDICULOUS!!!

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