Rocksmith 2014 Edition is the fastest way to learn guitar. Plug in any real guitar or bass and join over 1 million people who have learned with the award-winning Rocksmith method. This official sequel is bigger, better, and faster than ever.
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Release Date: Oct 22, 2013

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Notice: The Rocksmith™ Real Tone Cable is not included with the purchase of Rocksmith™ on Steam and must be purchased separately. Please see your local retailer or many online stores to purchase the Rocksmith™ Real Tone Cable.

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June 28

Independence Day Song Pack - Rocksmith 2014 Edition DLC



Learn to play 4 patriotic songs which span folk rock, country, funk, and classic rock in honor of America’s Independence Day! “American Pie” by Don McLean, “Only In America” by Brooks & Dunn, “Living In America” by James Brown, and “The Star Spangled Banner/4th Of July Reprise” by Boston will be available today on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and Steam. The songs may be posted later for players in territories served by the EU PlayStation Store due to differences in publishing times. See the tunings and arrangements below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1TAKtFmDqU
“American Pie” by Don McLean – E Standard – Lead/Rhythm/Bass
“Only In America” by Brooks & Dunn – E Standard – Lead/Rhythm/Bass
“Living In America” by James Brown – E Standard – Lead/Rhythm/Bass
“The Star Spangled Banner/4th Of July Reprise” by Boston – E Standard – Lead/Rhythm; Drop D - Bass


Click here for a direct link to Independence Day Song Pack with all four songs. For individual songs from Independence Song Pack, click the song name above.

For more information visit http://www.rocksmith.com

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June 21

Incubus II Song Pack - Rocksmith 2014 Edition DLC



Learn to play four more big alt-rock hits from Incubus! The Incubus Song Pack II for Rocksmith 2014 Edition will be available today on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and Steam. The songs may be posted later for players in territories served by the EU PlayStation Store due to differences in publishing times. See the tunings and arrangements below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2k9wT7_rzA
“Drive” – E Standard – Lead/Rhythm/Bass
“Pardon Me” – E Standard – Lead/Rhythm/Bass
“Stellar” – E Standard – Lead/Rhythm/Bass
“Megalomaniac” – E Standard – Lead/Rhythm/Bass

Click here for a direct link to Incubus Song Pack II with all four songs. For individual songs from Incubus Song Pack II, click the song name above.

For more information visit http://www.rocksmith.com

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Rocksmith® Real Tone Cable

The Rocksmith™ Real Tone Cable is not included with the purchase of Rocksmith® 2014 on Steam and must be purchased separately. Please see your local retailer or many online stores to purchase the Rocksmith® Real Tone Cable.

Rocksmith™ requires a unique 1/4"-t- USB cable, that is the first of its kind, which allows users to plug any real guitar with a quarter-inch jack directly into their console or PC.
Developed exclusively for Rocksmith™, this revolutionary cable turns the guitar's signal from analog to digital, allowing it to be recognized and played through video game consoles or PC for the first time.
The use of a second Rocksmith™ Real Tone Cable allows for simultaneous split-screen cooperative play while playing Rocksmith™.

About This Game

Rocksmith 2014 Edition is the fastest way to learn guitar. Plug in any real guitar or bass and join over 1 million people who have learned with the award-winning Rocksmith method. This official sequel is bigger, better, and faster than ever. Rebuilt from the ground-up, you’ll experience new modes, vastly improved features, a new look, more flexible and deeper practice tools, new techniques and tunings, over 50 new hit songs, and much more.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor:2.66 GHz Intel Core2 Duo E6750 or 2.8 GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:256 MB DirectX 9 / NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600 GT or ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 XT
    • Hard Drive:12 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c-compliant
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor:3.1 GHz Intel Core i3-540 or 3.3 GHz Athlon II X3 455
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512MB Nvidia GT 240 or 512 MB ATI Radeon HD 5670
    • Hard Drive:12 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c-compliant
    Minimum:
    • OS:Mac OS X v10.7
    • Processor:2.4GHz or 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB on-chip shared L2 cache, • 1066MHz frontside bus
    • Graphics: 256 MB NVidia GeForce 8600 GT or ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:12 GB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Mac OS X v10.8
    • Processor:3.1 GHz Intel Core i3-540
    • Graphics: 512MB Nvidia GT 240 or 512 MB ATI Radeon HD 5670
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:12 GB HD space
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ilarson530
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 1
If you do not already own a RockSmith cable then dont purchase this game. No matter how cheap this game goes on sale, you will still have to pay anothe $30-50 for a cable to connect you guitar. And no you cant use an offbrand version either, if its not the Ubisoft version it will not read it. I even had the cable, the actual Ubisoft version, but it had been awhile since i had used it and apparently it is "faulty" and to replace it would still cost $25 plus shipping because i have to send my cable to them. Was excited for the game, now i am disappointed and and rather ♥♥♥♥♥♥ at Ubisoft for not allowing off brand cables, of which i have 3 already, to work with this game. A definite DO NOT BUY!
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vbrunkenobi
( 88.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 1
Awesome tool to help me learn my bass guitar. I love the songs and most especially the lessons.
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Lemon Licker
( 5.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Self taught for years, just from 2 hours played I have leared way more. Definately pick it up, especially because it is on sale. The cord is expensive, but worth it.
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KissMyAxe
( 39.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Amazing game to add to your guitar practice routine. I wouldn't recommend relying solely on Rocksmith to further your guitar playing, but if used in addition to normal practice, it's a great tool to either introduce the basic fundamentals to beginners, polish up some skills for more intermediate players or just to have some fun and learn some songs. Learning songs is very easy as you can slow down the songs or simplify them until you're comfortable enough to move up in difficulty/ speed. The ever-expanding library of available songs to add to your playlist is huge and you'll definitely find something to suit your tastes in the vast selection of DLC songs.

The only small problem I've come across is in the dropped tunings (mainly Drop C), where the low notes don't always register.

Overall 9.5/10
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The Birm
( 5.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Great piece of software for learning different styles/aspects of playing guitar.

Only complaint is the on the fly increase in difficulty when I'm playing the song properly
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Jonathan
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Great learning tool. However, you will face a lot of problems setting this up to work. There is a real shortage of real tone cables (did not affect me. I had purchased the xbox 360 version of the original game and had one included).
Even if you have a real tone cable you may come across the "no audio output device is detected" error which is pretty much a gamebreaking feature as you won't get any sound and seems to block all input from a guitar that has been plugged in. This is resolved by only using realtek audio. In my case, this limited me to only being able to run the game when I used head/earphones plugged in through the audio jack. It's a little annoying since I can't play with speakers which I would of preferred, but my speakers use the USB port (have their own built in soundcard I guess and you may come across this issue with any audio output device that uses USB). This is the reason why I can't recommend this game. It's great and all but the lack of support really kills it.

If you plan on using headphones that are directly plugged into the audio jack to play this game. Get it you won't regret it
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KneeShotArtist
( 11.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
If you want to learn how to play a guitar, or have in the past, This is a Great way to start.
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BRUHyan
( 37.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Never buy this digitally because getting a real tone cable is close to impossible. So when this is on sale...don't. Just don't do it man. Go buy yourself the ones in the gamestore that includes the cable.

Anyway...played this for some time...got bored due to lack of songs. Downloaded a pirated copy (cuz I already have the cable). Boom! Infinite songs!
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Dr. Mantis Toboggan
( 306.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
This is the best game ever. I've been playing it for years starting with the original Rocksmith soon after it came out to Rocksmith 2014 for Xbox 360 to now the PC version. This makes learning guitar and practicing so much better because it cuts out a lot of the crap that makes it not fun (no backing instruments, difficulty in finding accurate tabs, the lack of equipment/ knowledge/ money to get the right tones, no progressing difficulty, etc.) I realized soon after starting to learn guitar that it is extremely expensive for good gear and lessons, and this also helps tremendously with that aspect in that you only need a decent guitar and the game. I used to be into Guitar Hero, but sold it soon after getting this. There is absolutely no reason or desire for me to play it after getting Rocksmith. This is a must have if you have any interest in playing guitar or bass.
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Ah Pukuh
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
I understand the financial reasons to require an overpriced ($45.99 USD) cable, but there is no logistical reason to not allow this to work with a proper audio interface. The store page does not state that the Real Tone Cable is the ONLY way to connect your guitar and that other normal/better ways simply will not work. I've tried many different ways of routing the audio, nothing even registers.

Another cashgrab by Ubisoft, go figure. Once I'm actually able to play this game, I'll update my review and decide if I can recommend it. As of now, I cannot.

If anyone has a workaround for OSX 10.11.5, I'd appreciate it. I've looked and found nothing.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
92 of 103 people (89%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Recommended
298.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Literally taught me how to play guitar. Stared with 0 experience and 0 clue. Now able to play anything. 10/10 would buy another 50 times.

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101 of 116 people (87%) found this review helpful
97 people found this review funny
Recommended
103.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 2
I've been practicing R U Mine for a year and I can honestly say this product worked because R U Mine is the only song I can play
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18 of 19 people (95%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
13.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
It's like Guitar Hero, but with a real guitar.
It's pretty good, and will actually teach you songs. Although the multiplayer being constricted to local only is annoying, meeting up with friends to jam is a fun experience. New songs get added to the game very regularly.

I'd reccomend it if you either want a hard, realistic version of guitar hero, or want an easy and fun way to learn songs. (I would not, however, reccomend making this your only method of learning songs.)
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13 of 13 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
147.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
Very easy review to write, it's a freaking great program.

Pros:

Rocksmith 2014 is a tremendously efficient guitar tutor masked cleverly as enjoyable entertainment. If you have any desire to learn guitar or bass you owe it to yourself to pick this up. Even at full retail price it is bus fare compared to one-on-one guitar training at a music store. You'll learn the same stuff, perhaps not the nitty gritty theory, but certainly the techniques as you would from a professional tutor but at a fraction of the cost... easy peasy decision.

You will Rock out... oh yes, you will.

The Steam version doesn't come with the cable but it can be sourced through Amazon and other retailers. Be aware that it 'could' cost more than just buying the physical box with the game DVD and cable when they're bought seperate.


The only Con:

Cost of DLC. Most songs are 3 bucks a piece, gets expensive fast. Buy packs where you can, and wait for Steam sales.



Cheers.
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
179.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
If you have a guitar, and ever wondered how hard it is to play it, give this game a try.

It's hard, and takes a lot of patience, but you learn real guitar skills, play real songs, and it gives you this great feeling that comes with improving yourself.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
88.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 11
This is an AMAZING game if you put the time into learning the songs that are there. Absoluteley worth every cent
and im very anxious to see the multiplayer mode when my friend gets the extra cable!
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
33.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
A great way to practice and learn.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
22.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
Possibly the best way to learn guitar, picked it up a few days ago, can now play Stone - Alice in Chains flawlessly, it teaches all techniques, and adjusts difficulty. There is a built in riff repeater allowing you to slow down specefic sections of songs which you may find difficult to comprehend. My only concern prior to buying the game was the Song catalogue, but there is no need to worry, here are some of the bands, Alice in Chains, Slayer, Tenacious D, Iron Maiden, Def Leapord, Megadeth, Alice Cooper, naming a few. Another great feature is the ability to test out a huge selection of amps, from the marshall jcm800 to the orange tiny terror, there is a large variety, this serves as a try before you buy, and allows you to make some pretty nice riffs, either with a high gain crunch sound, or a low gain clean sound, its all up to you. You can even tune the amps!.
To conclude if you want to learn guitar, or master it for that matter, this is the way to do so, the UI might be difficult if you are used to tabliture but you can get used to it.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1,087.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Awesome game.. I really love it and play it often for a couple years now.. i have over 1000 hours playing and I have noticed a difference in my playing. Learing songs is cool and a good motivator to play but the session mode will make you a better guitarist. Something else that I dont see commented about the game and for me a perfect reason to buy the gaem if nothing else is the AUTHENTIC TONES. you can just select the tone from a song you like and your guitar sounds just like the guitar in your favorite song.. You can also create tones with sound from just about any guitar equiptment out there. The cost of just a decent amp is alot more than this game, and this game offeres you LOTS of amp and pre amp options, with pedals. soo much to play with. I have not p[ayed a game more than this in my life and im 39.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Self taught for years, just from 2 hours played I have leared way more. Definately pick it up, especially because it is on sale. The cord is expensive, but worth it.
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