Time to get our peripherals organized, for the release date for the Rock Band bundle looms tantalizingly near. But the redundancy-phobes amongst us who are already holding Xbox 360 guitar controllers need answers – namely, when can we get our individual instruments? Some helpful and reassuring news came today from the mouth of Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopolous:
We are working diligently to get individual instruments into the channel as soon as humanly possible and we have a huge effort in place to make this happen. Harmonix supports open platform standards in our game design, so people will most likely be able to use their existing peripherals with Rock Band. Also, note that standalone software will be available at launch.