Developed in full collaboration with ABBA and Universal Music Group in
"SingStar ABBA marks the franchise's first foray into delivering premium,
artist-specific content that PlayStation fans have been craving," said
Continuing to grow the PS3 library following the October release of SingStar(R) Vol. 2, SingStar ABBA for the PS3 system allows players to capture all their special ABBA party moments by using the PLAYSTATION(R)Eye to record their performances and share them with the worldwide SingStar community via My SingStar(R) Online. Players also can connect to the PS3 online SingStore(TM), giving them access to more than 400 downloadable songs to add to their collections. In an effort to enhance the North American SingStore based on consumer feedback, over 60 songs from the European SingStore will be made available to U.S. fans over the next few months. Highlights of the new songs include:
UB40 -- 'Red Red Wine'
New Order -- 'Blue Monday 88'
Men at Work -- 'Down Under'
David Bowie -- 'Let's Dance'
Starship -- 'We Built this City'
For those in need of some festive tunes to compliment holiday entertaining, a Christmas song pack will be released mid-December on the SingStore. The pack will be available for
$6.99and will include the following:
Toni Braxton -- 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Xmas'
Babyface -- 'Sleigh Ride'
Shakin' Stevens -- 'Merry Christmas'
Paul McCartney -- 'Wonderful Christmastime'
Celine Dion -- 'Christmas Eve'
Also for the holidays, the full PlayStation 2 SingStar catalog will be accessible for the PS3 system via a free game update coming by Christmas that provides PS3 SingStar owners with backwards compatibility of all PS3 and PlayStation 2 SingStar discs. Popular PlayStation 2 SingStar titles like the recently released SingStar(R) Country, SingStar(R) Pop vol. 2, and SingStar(R) Legends will be easily accessible when running a PS3 SingStar game. This feature is only compatible with SingStar discs for the PS3 system.
The independent Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has rated SingStar(R) ABBA for both PS3 and PS2 "T" for Teen. For more information about the ESRB visit http://www.esrb.org.
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