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|title        = Rock Band 2
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|developer = Harmonix, Pi Studios
|developer   = Harmonix (Xbox 360/PS3), Pi Studios (PS2/Wii)
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|publisher = MTV Games
|publisher   = MTV Games
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|series   = Rock Band
|series       = ''Rock Band''
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|released  = {{vgrelease|NA=December 18, 2008|EU=October 9, 2009}}
|genre       = Music
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|genre     = Music, Rhythm
|modes       = Single-player, multiplayer
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|modes     = Single-player, Multiplayer (4), Co-op (4), Online (8)
|platforms    = Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, Wii
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|input     = Wii Remote, Guitar Controller, Drum Controller, USB Microphone
|media        = DVD (Xbox 360, PS2), Blu-Ray (PS3) Wii Optical Disc (Wii)
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|forumlink = http://forums.dolphin-emu.org/Thread-wii-rock-band-2--29948
|input       = Guitar controller, drum controller, Microphone, Gamepad
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'''Rock Band 2''' is a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems. It is the sequel to Rock Band and is the second title in the series. The game allows up to four players to simulate the performance of popular songs by playing with controllers modeled after musical instruments. Players can play the lead guitar, bass guitar, and drums parts to songs with "instrument controllers", as well as sing through a USB microphone. Players are scored on their ability to match scrolling musical "notes" while playing instruments, or by their ability to match the singer's pitch on vocals.
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'''''Rock Band 2''''' is a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems. It is the sequel to Rock Band and is the second title in the series. The game allows up to four players to simulate the performance of popular songs by playing with controllers modeled after musical instruments. Players can play the lead guitar, bass guitar, and drums parts to songs with "instrument controllers", as well as sing through a USB microphone. Players are scored on their ability to match scrolling musical "notes" while playing instruments, or by their ability to match the singer's pitch on vocals.
  
Rock Band 2 features improved drum and guitar controllers, while supporting older controllers, as well. New features include a "Drum Trainer" mode, a "Battle of the Bands" mode, online capabilities for "World Tour" mode, and merchandising opportunities for the players' virtual bands. In addition to the 84 songs included on the game disc and 20 free downloadable songs, over 1000 additional downloadable songs have been released for the Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 3 versions, with more added each week. All of these songs, existing and future, are compatible with all Rock Band titles.
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== Problems ==
 
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Rock Band 2 software was released in North America for the Xbox 360 on September 14, 2008, along with individual instrument peripherals. The software/hardware bundle for the Xbox 360 was made available on October 19, 2008, the same date that the PlayStation 3 versions of the software, hardware, and bundle of the two were released. Versions of the game for the Wii and PlayStation 2 platforms were released on December 18, 2008.
 
  
Rock Band 2 received highly positive reviews from critics upon release and sold 1.7 million copies through the end of 2008.
 
  
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== Version Compatibility ==
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Latest revision as of 06:24, 20 January 2020

Rock Band 2
Rockband2.JPG
Developer(s) Harmonix, Pi Studios
Publisher(s) MTV Games
Series Rock Band
Platform(s) Wii
Release date(s) NA December 18, 2008
EU October 9, 2009
Genre(s) Music, Rhythm
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4), Co-op (4), Online (8)
Input methods Wii Remote, Guitar Controller, Drum Controller, USB Microphone
Compatibility 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: Rock Band 2
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GameIDs SZAE69, SZAP69
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Rock Band 2 is a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems. It is the sequel to Rock Band and is the second title in the series. The game allows up to four players to simulate the performance of popular songs by playing with controllers modeled after musical instruments. Players can play the lead guitar, bass guitar, and drums parts to songs with "instrument controllers", as well as sing through a USB microphone. Players are scored on their ability to match scrolling musical "notes" while playing instruments, or by their ability to match the singer's pitch on vocals.

Problems

There are no reported problems with this title.

Configuration

This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Rock Band 2 since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

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Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.

Testing

This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
4.0-4771 Windows Intel Core 2 Quad @ 2.33GHz ATI Radeon HD 4650 Rockband 2 dolphin svn 4771 GUITAR channjose
4.0-8094 Windows 10 Intel Core i5-3317U @ 1.7GHz NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M Playable. Running at 60 FPS with some occasional drops ThiagoReis

Gameplay Videos