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Brutal Mode Announced for Rock Band 4

Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. is thrilled to announce tomorrow’s release of Rock Band™4’s completely free* December Feature Update will include an all new gameplay challenge for Expert players, called Brutal Mode.

Brutal Mode - which will be available to Expert players in its own area off the Main Menu - will put even the most hardcore players’ skills to the test. Available in solo or multiplayer, Brutal Mode modifies the note track to react to how well you are playing. The better you play, the harder it gets. Players who master this mode are rewarded with a new Star threshold beyond Gold: the Crimson Star!

Video: Check out Brutal Mode in Action!

Get all the details about Brutal Mode at!

*Xbox Live or PlayStation®Network account required to download and install update.