Rock Band 3 Keyboard Bundle Not Available in US

October 4, 2010Written by Joseph Peterson

Harmonix’s Rock Band has been one of the strongest contenders for the top spot within the music genre, and probably the only game that challenged the Guitar Hero fanbase. As the Rock Band 3 release draws closer, more information is being revealed about the specific bundles that will be available for the title. Those that live in the U.S. and are looking to get the keyboard bundle on the PlayStation 3 will be sorely disappointed.

Many fans may have noticed that the bundle that included the newly added keyboard add-on seems to be disappearing from U.S. websites. Well, there is a reason behind this. A developer under the forum handle of hmxhenry over on the official Harmonix forums had this to say about the availability of the bundle:

You may have seen that retailers have taken down the Rock Band 3 keyboard/software bundle pre-orders for PlayStation 3. Unfortunately, this SKU will not be available in the U.S. (including Canada and Mexico) due to the agreement terms for the region.

Please note:

· Moving forward, the keyboard and Rock Band 3 software will continue to be available as stand-alone products for PlayStation 3 in the US.

· This does not affect European customers as the Rock Band 3 keyboard/software PS3 bundles will still be available in Europe.

· The Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii keyboard/software bundles are still available for pre-order.

With this new information how many of you will not be picking up Rock Band 3 because of this, or will you buy the software and accessory separately?