So back when Rock Band 3 was first introduced Harmonix revealed that They would be teaming up with the guitar manufacturer Fender to produce a fully functional guitar campatible with the game’s new pro mode.
Finally Fender and Harmonix can reveal the date and price on this guitar. Said guitar is a Fender Squier Stratocaster Guitar/Controller and is set to be released March 1st being available for preorder from January 1st. It can be yours for $279.99 – although the pound sterling price hasnt been said this roughly translates to £175.00 based on the American price.
This is a full-size electric guitar completed with a 22-fret maple neck and steel strings. The fretboard features position-sensing technology that determines the players performance note for note and a specialised bridge pickup detects how the player strums or picks each string. Just like any other guitar it can be connected to an amp to played normally and even supports MIDI output for professional digital recording due to digital sensor technology.
Awesome much? Check out a photo after the jump.