Do Guitar Hero peripherals work with Rock Band and vice versa?
Subject pretty much says it all. I've got PS3 + Rock Band, and would like to use Guitar-hero controllers. Are there adaptors? Can I hack them, somehow?
Similarly, can I make my own controllers? Are there sites with good DIY instructions? By "make", I mean from scratch; I think I can figure out "buy a guitar, take it apart, put the bits into different plastics..." :)
What would you need an adapter for? If the Guitar Hero controllers are designed for the PS3, just plug them in and use them in Rock Band.
Your Guitar Hero guitar controllers should work with Rock Band, as I do this all the time. You will require a software update for this to work. If your PS3 is connected to the Internet, you should be prompted for this the first time you play Rock Band.
I can't personally vouch for the other Guitar Hero peripherals, as I've not tried them, but they are supposed to be compatible.
Whilst I am right-handed in pretty much everything, I am not when it comes to playing guitar (real or otherwise). Are there left handed controllers available from Rock Band/Guitar Hero...? If I'm using a normal controller, then the whammy bar is above strum bar, and quite annoying...
across one that has a button for selecting whether it should work with Guitar Hero or Rock Band) and since I'll have to order it from abroad, I'd rather not simply bet that it works. Does anyone have any hands-on experience with this controller and can tell me which titles it is compatible with? The specifications indicate that it definitely works with Guitar Hero 4, but what about something newer/older? I also wouldn't mind knowing which versions of Rock Band it works with.
I am trying to export Rock Band 1 songs for my PS3 so I can reuse most of the songs in Rock Band 3. I read that the method to do this is installing the update for Rock Band to enable the option (works fine) and then buy the "Rock Band export key" from the PSN Store which I have done too. However, when I select export from Rock Band, it gives me the warning message, and instead of exporting... different zones. I realised I was using both Rock Band 1 and Rock Band 3 bought in the UK, but bought the export key in the Spanish PSN. Despite both should be PAL, I thought maybe one was PAL UK
I know that it was quite simple to set up and use Guitar Hero 3 guitar from PS3 when I was using Windows 7. Now, my new PC already has Windows 8. And, while my PS3 is long gone, I still kept the guitar, because I could use it with my PC game. For some reason tho, Windows 8 is not recognizing the device anymore. How can I set up the controller on Windows 8?
I would like to ask if there is anyone who tested Xbox 360 Rock Band 3 Pro Drums in a PC? I'm planning to buy one. Although I like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, I plan to use it in a Drummania-like (Konami Japanese game) setup. There are existing drum sets for Guitar Hero and Rock Band, but if I use that, it has less drums and will result to plugging 2 sets. Additional: The drivers to be used are in here as specified here. The drum simulator used is DTXMania.
Guitar Hero supports both 4-lane and 5-lane drums mode. I assumed it wouldn't be possible to play 5-lane drums in Guitar Hero using the Rock Band cymbals, but then I found these, which claim to work with Guitar Hero. Is it possible to play 5-lane drums using a Rock Band drumset and the new cymbals?
So I finally got my Squier Stratocaster and the Midi controller for Rock Band 3's Pro Mode and wanted to try the training mode. But I got welcomed by the message: You must use the instrument associated with this Trainer. While the last training I did was with the keytar, I was now controlling with the midi controller. Logging in with a second account through the keytar didn't help either. So how can I switch to the correct trainer or make sure Rock Band 3 recognizes the correct instrument?
I've been playing co-op Guitar Hero 3 on my Xbox 360 recently and have noticed something a bit odd. I have two guitar controllers, the Les Paul that came with Guitar Hero 3 and the Xplorer that came with Guitar Hero 2. The Xplorer always seems to perform worse, no matter who is playing it. A lot of the time, when you to hit a note the flame graphic on the note shows but the "clunk" sound for missing a note plays as well. I just did an experiment with the two guitars in single player. Same song, same difficulty. With the Les Paul I got 99%, 200+ note streak and only missed three notes
Earlier this year I got the Squier Stratocaster for Rock Band 3, which can also be used as a regular electric guitar. In Rocksmith rather than using plastic guitars, you're supposed to connect an actual electric guitar to play. So know I want to know whether I can play Rocksmith with Rock Band's Squier Stratocaster?