Rock Band is the collaborative, competitive, or 1-player music game that lets you and your friends form your own band and live out your rock and roll fantasy. Developed by Harmonix, developers of the blockbuster Guitar Hero franchise, Rock Band is an all-new platform for gamers to experience music. Giving them the chance to rock out in the shoes of the biggest guitarists, bassists, drummers and singers of all time?as a solo superstar or as part of a hard rocking band. Rock Band delivers the most authentic music game ever by challenging rockers to master lead guitar, bass guitar, drums and vocals. Built on unprecedented deals with top record labels and music publishers, the music featured in Rock Band spans all genres of rock and includes many master recordings from legendary artists. Special Edition includes software, guitar, drum kit, USB hub and microphone peripherals.