Do you like to Rock? If so, then we have news for you. Today Paramount and MTV Games announced a promotional partnership for the new Star Trek movie and the popular rockin’ videogame Rock Band. The promotion kicks off today and will include music track giveaways, an in-game Star Trek themed battle of the bands and a futuristic avatar contest. You can even win your own personal screening of Star Trek. [and no this is not a April fool’s joke]
Rock Band is one of the most popular video games, allowing you and your friends to live out your dreams as rock stars. The promotion with Paramount has three components.
Song track giveaway
Beginning today, fans can register for a 15-day sweepstakes that will give away 500 free Rock Band Music Store downloads each day from April 7th through April 21st for the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360® and PlayStation®Store for PlayStation3. You can begin registering now at rockband.com/startrek.
Battle of the bands – win a hometown private screening
Starting April 20th and running through April 27th, you can use Rock Band 2’s online Battle of the Bands mode to participate in the STAR TREK Ultimate Battle (available to players with Rock Band 2 for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360). Bands of three to four players can battle the Rock Band galaxy. The band with the highest score will win a Star Trek hometown movie screening for their band and their friends. Additionally, twenty randomly selected players will win Star Trek/Rock Band prize pack equipped with Star Trek and Rock Band gear.
future avatar contest
The final Star Trek/Rock Band promotion launches on April 27th where fans can submit ‘futuristic avatars’ to RockBand.com and the winning avatar maker will be awarded a "The Future is Now" prize pack including the top of the line Rock Band game accessories.
For more on the contest, visit www.ROCKBAND.com/StarTrek.
Rock your way to your own screening