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Apple Corps, MTV Games and Harmonix today announced the launch of Abbey Road (1969) as the first Beatles album to be available for purchase and playable as downloadable content in The Beatles: Rock Band Music Store.

With “Come Together,” “Something,” “Octopus’s Garden,” “I Want You (She’s So Heavy),” “Here Comes The Sun” and “The End” already included on The Beatles: Rock Band game disc, players will now be able to play songs from and complete the entire Abbey Road album.

Available for Xbox 360 (Oct. 20) and PS3 (Oct. 22):

Individual Abbey Road singles: “Maxwell's Silver Hammer,” “Oh! Darling,” and “Because”
Price: USD1.99, or 160 Microsoft Points for each track.

The “Complete The Album Pack” features:

  • Abbey Road singles: “Maxwell's Silver Hammer,” “Oh! Darling,” and “Because”
  • The entire Abbey Road B-side 16 minute medley that includes: “You Never Give Me Your Money,” “Sun King,” “Mean Mr. Mustard,” “Polythene Pam,” “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window,” “Golden Slumbers,” “Carry That Weight” and “The End”

Additionally, the following songs from Abbey Road can also be played as 1-to-3-song sets, based on how they were recorded / composed:

  • “You Never Give Me Your Money”
  • “Sun King”/ “Mean Mr. Mustard”
  • “Polythene Pam”/ “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window”
  • “Golden Slumbers”/ “Carry That Weight”/ “The End”*
  • “Her Majesty”

Price: USD16.99 or 1360 Microsoft Points for the “Complete The Album Pack”. Additional Beatles albums that have been announced as upcoming downloadable content include Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) in November and Rubber Soul (1965) in December.