Rocksmith EU Release/PC Details

Tomorrow is September 27th, a day that Rocksmith fans outside of North America (especially people on XBox) have been waiting to come for almost a year.

Rocksmith is about to launch in the UK, Australia, Germany, Russia and many other places (just look at all these trailers).

First, some news about the European Launch:

According to @Grumblevolcano6 there is an incentive for Amazon pre-ordering in the form of DLC:

3 Doors down – Kryptonite
B.B. King – The Thrill is Gone
Megadeth – Hangar 18
Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks
Pat Benatar – Hit Me With Your Best Shot
T-Rex – 20th Century Boy

If you didn’t pre-order, the DLC available for purchase tomorrow is as follows:

B.B. King – The Thrill Is Gone (£2.39/€2.99)
Blink-182 – All The Small Things (£2.39/€2.99)
Blink-182 – Dammit (£2.39/€2.99)
Blink-182 – What’s My Age Again? (£2.39/€2.99)
Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks (£2.39/€2.99)
Megadeth – Symphony Of Destruction (£2.39/€2.99)
Megadeth – Hangar 18 (£2.39/€2.99)
Pat Benatar – Hit Me With Your Best Shot (£2.39/€2.99)
Radiohead – Bodysnatchers (£2.39/€2.99)
T-Rex – 20Th Century Boy (£2.39/€2.99)
3 Doors Down – Kryptonite (£2.39/€2.99)

Aditionally you can purchase:

• Time Saver (Unlock) – instant access to all standard effects pedals, amps and cabinets of Rocksmith (€4.99/£3.99)

• Heavy Metal Gear DLC: effect pedals, and cabinets specifically for metal songs (€4.99/£3.99)

Future DLC:

• Classic Rock DLC package (October 18)
• Alternative Rock DLC pack (14 November)
• Metal DLC package (12 December) (ed- Megadeth?)

Source: RocksmithDE Facebook

We reached out to @NaoHigo regarding the limited amount of DLC available and how future additions will be handed:

The big news this week though was that Rocksmith’s PC release might be in your hands as early as tomorrow via STEAM!

Of course you need the RealTone cable, but hey- good news!

Here are the System Requirements for PC:

OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows Vista, Windows 7
PROCESSOR: Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 2.00 Ghz @ or AMD Athlon 64 3800 + @ 2.0 Ghz
RAM: 2 GB • Video Card: 256 MB DirectX 9 / GeForce 8600 GT or Radeon HD 2600 XT (see list of supported cards *)
SOUND CARD: DirectX 9 Compatible
HDD: 10 GB
NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GeForce8600GT or better / GeForce9 / GeForce GT200 / GeForce GT400 / GeForce GT500 / GeForce GT600
AMD ® Radeon ® HD2600XT or better / HD3000 / HD4000 / HD5000 series / HD6000 series / HD7000 series

Will you be picking up the game tomorrow for STEAM or in your savage non-North American country?

Let us know!

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September 27, 2012 1:27 am

I can't find it in the Steam store yet. It really depends on what it'll cost whether I'll pre-order: I've been waiting for years, but if its too expensive (especially with the cable that's not included on Steam) I will have to postpone my purchase a little further.

I know the DVD-version is currently on sale for €45 online, so Steam'd need to be around €30-€35 to make it worth it.

September 26, 2012 11:59 pm

I have a quastion: what is "beta key" and how i get it?

I cant wait to buy this game !!!

September 26, 2012 3:41 pm

Do you know if people that didn't pre order from Steam or Amazon will get a beta key or bonuses? I pre-ordered from Best Buy with a discount and I don't want to cancel it.

September 26, 2012 1:40 pm

Do the pre-order bonuses apply for Rocksmith PC in the US?

September 26, 2012 1:46 pm
Reply to  Tommy

Thanks Elliott!

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September 26, 2012 1:14 pm

Pre-ordered mine, will be heading straight to Game from work on Friday to pick it up. I've waited 12 months for this day 🙂