updated 06:20 pm EDT, Tue November 2, 2010
Fender Stratocaster Rock Band priced and dated
Fender today unwrapped details of its signature controller for Rock Band 3, the Stratocaster Guitar and Controller. The device is both a full-fledged electric guitar based on the Squier as well as a peripheral for the Harmonix game's realistic Pro Mode. Controls on the body steer both the game and the instrument's output.
The design is expensive for a game controller but very inexpensive for a real-world guitar, at $280. Fender hasn't named the supporting platforms for the Stratocaster, but pre-orders will start January 1 with the release two months later, on March 1.