Come ricorderete Microsoft aveva fatto un accordo con MTV Games per la distribuzione esclusiva su Xbox Live della canzone “All You Need is Love” per The Beatles: Rock Band, i cui ricavati sarebbero stati totalmente devoluti in beneficenza.
Oggi MTV Games ha dichiarato che il contenuto ha superato la bellezza di 100.000 download che delinea sicuramente un successo dell’iniziativa.
Di seguito il comunicato ufficiale:
The BeatlesTM: Rock BandTM Debuts as the #1 Selling Music Video Game in the U.S. for September
Over 100K Exclusive Xbox LIVE Song Downloads of ?All You Need Is Love? Sold in September with Charity Proceeds Benefitting Doctors Without Borders
New York, NY ? October 19, 2009 ? Apple Corps, Ltd., MTV Games and Harmonix, the world?s leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom?s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced The Beatles?: Rock Band? debuted as the top selling music video game in the U.S. for September. Released simultaneously with the digitally re-mastered Beatles CD catalogue on September 9, 2009, the critically acclaimed game was also the #2 selling title across all genres by revenue in the U.S for the month of September. In addition, over 100K downloads of ?All You Need Is Love? were sold in September. The charity single was released exclusively through Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network for a limited time with All Apple Corps Ltd, MTV Games, Harmonix and Microsoft proceeds benefitting Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
?We?ve heard countless stories about how The Beatles: Rock Band has inspired and brought friends, families and even complete strangers together,? stated Scott Guthrie, EVP and President, MTV Games. ?The overwhelmingly positive reaction by music fans, hardcore gamers, critics, retailers, young and old alike, has been extremely gratifying. The game was a labor of love for the teams at Apple Corps, MTV Games and Harmonix and seeing it resonate across generations the world over is truly priceless.?