'Guitar Hero Live' for iOS Launches With $100 Guitar Controller Bundle

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Guitar Hero Live BundleActivision today released Guitar Hero Live for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in the U.S., following a five-year hiatus in the iconic video game franchise. The app is accompanied by an optional $99.99 bundle including a Bluetooth LE six-button guitar controller, guitar strap, redeem code and 2 AA batteries, available through major U.S. retailers. A two-guitar bundle is also offered for $149.99.

Guitar Hero Live puts you on stage rocking reactive live-action crowds. Guitar Hero Live is all about the dream of becoming a rock star. You will play with REAL band members, playing to REAL crowds, with REAL reactions to your performance. Play well and the crowd will love you! Play poorly and your fans will turn on you!

Guitar Hero Live for iOS has single-player and multiplayer modes and includes two free trial songs, while the guitar controller bundle unlocks over 40 additional tracks, access to GHTV channels featuring over 200 songs at launch and touch-based gameplay. A digital bundle is also available for $49.99 that unlocks the same features without a Bluetooth guitar for touch-based gameplay.

Guitar Hero Live iOS
T-Mobile is also selling the Guitar Hero Live for iOS bundle and, for qualified customers, offering financing that breaks down the $99.99 price into 23 monthly payments of $4.16, with a final monthly payment of $4.31.

Supported iOS Devices:

  • iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2

  • iPad mini, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4

  • iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus

  • iPod touch (6th generation)

The game also requires iOS 8 or later and at least 3GB of device storage.


Guitar Hero Live [Direct Link] is free on the App Store, and also available for $99.99 on PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PS3 and Xbox 360. A version for the new Apple TV will also be released to play on the big screen. The game launches in Europe on October 23.

Learn more about Guitar Hero Live and other iOS games at our sister website TouchArcade.

Top Rated Comments

garirry Avatar
69 months ago
I just cannot imagine myself playing on a fake guitar on a train while looking at a tiny iPhone screen.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macduke Avatar
69 months ago

T-Mobile is also selling the Guitar Hero Live for iOS bundle ('http://www.t-mobile.com/accessories/guitar-hero-live-for-ios-bundle.html?cmpid=WMM_PR_Q415GTRHRL_1D89M4W3Z1112758') and, for qualified customers, offering financing that breaks down the $99.99 price into 23 monthly payments of $4.16, with a final monthly payment of $4.31.

Marty McFly would be so excited to visit actual 2015, where he can finance a virtual guitar through his phone company. The future is now! Rejoice!
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Glassed Silver Avatar
69 months ago

2 external controllers + the siri remote. Seems like a software limitation that could easily be lifted though.

Don't be THAT GUY who has too many friends over and hands the poor sob that he likes the least the ****** MadCatz controller (or in this case, the Apple TV remote)

Glassed Silver:mac
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dannyyankou Avatar
69 months ago

Nvm. Answered my own question, but can't delete this post? I miss the old forum.

You've never been able to delete posts...
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Tucom Avatar
69 months ago
Kinda feels like a sellout type deal. For some reason I have a feeling it will have terrible support vs the console versions. I like what Harmonix is doing and making a music rhythm game specifically designed for the new AppleTV.

I guess we'll see, though I'm personally planning in investing in RockBand 4 for my Xbox One. This could be great, but knowing Guitar Heros history...we'll see.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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