Rock Band Footage Merely Old Data, Is To Be Ignored

So you remember that Rock Band footage that I told you about the other day? Well, apparently that's some really old footage that was never meant to be released to the public. A Harmonix representative shares their thoughts after the jump.

The video of a trailer you may have seen on various sites was taken from a conference where attendees are generally encouraged to be casual and show off the new stuff they are working on privately. Apparently an attendee videotaped the talk. The trailer was made from an old build of the game quite some time ago for internal purposes- basically to get people working on the game excited. The song was one we have considered for the game but haven't locked down, and you may have noticed that the trailer footage was made so long ago that the people in the video are playing old instruments and prototypes. I guess what I am saying is- this isn't official and doesn't really reflect the final game at all. We'll be releasing a lot of info next week from much newer builds of the game with finalized songs.

That actually explains a few things. Like the fact that they were using the Xbox 360 X-plorer guitar when we already know they have a better one in the works. Even if that was an early build of the game, I'm still pumped about the game. I can't wait to see what they show off at E3.

Rock Band gameplay video released, taken down, re-released, and debunked [via opposablethumbs]