Rocksmith won't be getting any more DLC

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Ubisoft San Francisco announced it is moving on to a new project, and will no longer produce DLC for Rocksmith—the rhythm game that uses a real guitar as a controller (connected via guitar-to-USB Rocksmith Real Tone Cable), and teaches songs as you play along with them. 

The final song pack provided players with a batch of songs by Swedish prog-metal band Opeth, bringing the total number of songs available for Rocksmith up to 1,570, released over 383 weeks.

Though there will be no more Rocksmith DLC, weekly online content is still being planned, according to the Ubisoft blog. "The Rocksmith Dev Stream will continue (in a new format), along with some more surprises."

As for the new project the studio have moved onto, there are no details given. "We will also continue to share updates for our new project when we’re ready on our website, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram", they say. 

Jody Macgregor
Weekend/AU Editor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games. He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun, The Big Issue, GamesRadar, Zam, Glixel, Five Out of Ten Magazine, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.