Saturday, February 12, 2011

Guitar Hero’s last show

Activision this week made the announcement that they will be shutting down the Guitar Hero franchise.

The once-popular game Guitar Hero were the player would use a toy guitar-shaped controller to “play” along to the music will no longer be developed as Activision will be shutting down the division that develops the franchise including DJ Hero.

Less than two years ago, the game reportedly brought in $2 billion to the company however that is no longer the case as sales continue to decline. The high cost of licensing fees and royalties further meant that the game was no longer profitable.

For those who still play and enjoy the game, downloadable content will continue to be available for some time to come.

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