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Sep 06, 2022

Rocksmith+ teaches you how to play a guitar practically, starting today in new subscription-based game and service

From Press Release:

SAN FRANCISCO — September 6, 2022 — Today, Ubisoft announced that Rocksmith+, a premier music-learning subscription service for acoustic, electric and bass guitar, is now available* on Windows PC through the Ubisoft Store for $14.99 for a 1-month subscription, $39.99 for a 3-month subscription, or $99.99 for a 12-month subscription. The subscription service will run on any computer with Windows 10, even a 10-year-old laptop** and will also be available on mobile later this year.

To date, the award-winning Rocksmith™ method has helped more than five million*** people learn how to play the guitar. Building upon 10 years of successful music teaching experience**** from a team of musicians, music educators and video game developers at Ubisoft San Francisco,***** Rocksmith+ provides a fun and personalized experience for players of all skill levels with features that include:

  • An expanding library of more than 5,000 songs from chart-topping, indie and up-and-coming artists, with more added each week. Players will be able to learn how to play guitar through master recordings of their favorite songs, and discover new music. Rocksmith+ features music across a variety of genres from countries all over the world. To see the song library, please visit: https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/game/rocksmith/plus/song-library.
  • A suite of practice tools with a tailored experience. For example, Rocksmith+ will dynamically adjust to players’ progress as they play, with the Adaptive Difficulty feature, which also introduces new notes and chords based on skill level; and if players want to practice a specific riff, they can select Riff Repeater to do so. These tools are designed to give guitar players control over their musical learning journey.
  • Note detection and real-time feedback without the need for any peripherals through the free Rocksmith+ Connect app, a phone-as-a-mic feature on iOS and Android. The app works with acoustic instruments or electric instruments played through an amp – or players can connect their electric instruments with the Rocksmith Real Tone cable, sold separately. Additionally, the Rocksmith+ Connect app also works as an accurate, professional grade guitar tuner. For more information on the Rocksmith Connect app, please visit: rocksmith.com/tuner
  • Interactive lessons and practice recommendations that Rocksmith+ generates based on players’ goals, skill level and progress. In addition to learning and improving their mechanics, players have video lessons available to them ranging from proper technique, gear, instrument care, music appreciation and more, through Rocksmith Discover.

“Whether you’ve never played guitar, played your whole life, or want to learn how to play your favorite song, Rocksmith+ is the perfect companion for your musical journey,” said Jay Cohen, vice president, executive publisher, Ubisoft. “We are curating the most extensive song library with major artists and rising stars from genres all over the world. Rocksmith+ is a proven revolutionary learning tool that’s fun and easy to use at an incredible value at $100 a year where you can spend as many hours as you’d like to play your favorite songs as often as you want, wherever and whenever you want. This is just the beginning, and we can’t wait to see our community perform.”

Rocksmith+ is also collaborating with major music instrument partners Gibson,  Epiphone,  Kramer,  Ibanez, Ernie Ball, Ernie Ball Music Man, Marshall, Orange, Mesa/Boogie, Roland, Boss and Electro-Harmonix.

For returning Rocksmith players, Rocksmith+ will have a loyalty offer for Rocksmith 2014 owners and closed beta participants who purchase a Rocksmith+ subscription of 3 or 12 months. Those players will get bonus time in their first billing cycle — one month free for those who purchase a 3-month plan and three months free for those who purchase a 12-month plan.

For more information about Rocksmith+, please visit rocksmith.com.

For the latest news on Rocksmith+ and other Ubisoft games, please visit news.ubisoft.com.