13 Best Xbox 360 Game Guitars

List Updated August 2020

Bestselling Xbox 360 Game Guitars in 2020


Guitar Hero World Tour - Xbox 360 (Game only)

Guitar Hero World Tour - Xbox 360 (Game only)
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020
  • Battle of the Bands mode lets up to eight players get their groove on
  • Comes with exciting extras that enhance your experience
  • Use the innovative Music Studio to compose, record, edit and share music
  • Features a humungous selection of master recordings
  • Offers more localized downloadable music than ever before

Guitar Hero Live - Xbox 360

Guitar Hero Live - Xbox 360
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020

Rock Band 3 - Xbox 360 (Game)

Rock Band 3 - Xbox 360 (Game)
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • RB3 has great new party modes for quick rocking sessions with friends, as well as a whole new universe of challenges including a revamped Career Mode and 700+ goals and rewards
  • Game track list contains over 80 of the best bands from around the world, including bands that have never appeared in a music game, and support for existing Rock Band tracks
  • Create and save set lists, and share them with your friends online and enjoy improved song sorting makes it easier to find the songs you like
  • Expand the band with the optional keyboard peripheral and 3-part vocals harmonies, together allowing support for up to 7 players
  • Take your passion for music to the next level with Rock Band Pro functionality that lets you develop real musical instrument skills through gameplay

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock - Xbox 360

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock - Xbox 360
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • Realize a true rock concert experience with all new venues, incredible lighting effects, authentic instruments and sick character moves.
  • Engage in boss battles, against the like of Slash from Guns N' Roses, and featuring original tracks recorded exclusively for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock and defeat opponents to achieve legendary status in head-to-head competition.
  • Gameplay variety options including single player Training, Quickplay and Career Modes, as well as Multiplayer Co-op Career, Face-off, Pro Face-off and Battle Modes.
  • Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock for Xbox 360 features over 70 of the biggest and loudest songs ever compiled in a single game disc, as well as nearly the same amount available for download via Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
  • Select and customize a wide variety of Guitar Hero characters - including three new ones - as you unlock venues featuring over-the-top stage design.

Rocksmith 2014 Edition - Xbox 360 (Cable Included)

Rocksmith 2014 Edition - Xbox 360 (Cable Included)
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • A PROVEN METHOD TO LEARN GUITAR FAST National research studies have found that Rocksmith is the fastest way to learn guitar*. Over 95% of players have improved their skills. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned player, Rocksmith gets you results, fast.*National study by Research Media Group Inc.
  • A REIMAGINED EXPERIENCE Newly redesigned menus and in-game interfaces are now clear, smooth, and blazing fast. It's never been easier to play along and get feedback on your performance as you go.
  • LEARN YOUR FAVORITE SONGS Select from over 50 hit tracks, ranging from alternative rock, to heavy metal, and more. You will learn to play your favorite songs, step-by-step and note-for-note, with tutorials along the way.
  • DESIGNED FOR EASE AND SPEED A new fully-customizable Riff Repeater lets you select your section, difficulty, and speed on-the-fly. Master Mode has been revamped to make learning by memory more approachable.
  • GET PLUGGED IN Rocksmith 2014 Edition is compatible with the original Rocksmith Real Tone Cable that plugs any real guitar** directly into Xbox 360, PS3, PC, or Mac. **Guitar requires standard 1/4" output jack.

Guitar Hero 5 - Xbox 360 (Game only)

Guitar Hero 5 - Xbox 360 (Game only)
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Software compatible with Guitar Hero World Tour peripherals.
  • In the all-new Party Play mode, players can now jump in or drop out of gameplay seamlessly, without interrupting their jam session.
  • Play with any in-game instrument combination in any game mode - multiple vocalists, guitarists, bassists and drummers.
  • Features new in-game artists and rock legends, including Johnny Cash, Carlos Santana and Shirley Mason from Garbage.
  • The entire 85 song set list is available from the beginning of the game.

Guitar Hero 2 - Xbox 360

Guitar Hero 2 - Xbox 360
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • Three new characters go on tour with the existing Guitar Hero cast: The 50's throwback hardrocker, Eddie Knox; the beautiful heart-breaker, Casey Lynch; and the intimidating Norwegian-born metal force, Lars Umlaut.
  • Guitar Hero II expands the electric guitar gaming experience by allowing players to play different guitar tracks per song: lead, bass or rhythm guitar, depending on the song.
  • Guitar Hero II follows up on Guitar Hero's award-winning track list, with over 70 tracks (combined disc and download) including songs as made famous by Van Halen, Aerosmith, Guns 'N Roses, Avenged Sevenfold and others.
  • New multiplayer modes include: local co-op mode for two-player fun, Pro Face-off where Players can now play head-to-head with full lead guitar tracks and Face-Off, The classic versus mode from Guitar Hero is back.
  • Any Guitar Hero worth their weight in guitar picks knows it takes practice to become a guitar god. With the all-new Practice Mode, wannabe guitar heroes can now pick any song and practice specific sections and even slow it down.

Guitar Hero Smash Hits - Xbox 360

Guitar Hero Smash Hits - Xbox 360
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • Experience another dimension of difficulty with the drum kit controller's double kick-pedal "Expert" difficulty level first seen in Guitar Hero Metallica.
  • For the first time, players can rock on their favorite Guitar Hero tracks through the drum kit and mic controllers individually or as a band.
  • An epic 48-song setlist made up of the most memorable songs from Guitar Hero games including master recording from: Alice in Chains, Queen, Poison, Rage Against The Machine, Twisted Sister, Joan Jett, Heart, Dragonforce and more.
  • Online and offline gameplay modes allow up to 4 players can join together and rock locally, or battle other bands online with up to 8 players.
  • In-game functionality including Rock Star Creator, first made famous in Guitar Hero World Tour, as well as Music Studio and GHTunes which allow players to create their own hits and share them online.

Gam3Gear Universal 10ft USB Wired Microphone Controller for PS4 Pro Slim PS3 Xbox One S Xbox 360 Wii PC RockBand Guitar Hero Karaoke Singing Game

Gam3Gear Universal 10ft USB Wired Microphone Controller for PS4 Pro Slim PS3 Xbox One S Xbox 360 Wii PC RockBand Guitar Hero Karaoke Singing Game
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • High performance microphone: Accurately reproduces the sound of your voice.
  • USB wired microphone for use with for PS4 Slim, PS4 Pro, PS4 or Xbox One, Xbox One S , Wii, Xbox 360, for PS3, PC, etc.
  • Light enough to not be a burden. Easy to use, Plug and Play, No drivers is needed
  • With single high quality karaoke microphone, it is the perfect design for all music games, rock band and karaoke games.
  • NOTE: must be configured in console/game setting before use. Contact us for details. Cable Length: 3M/10 ft. Made by Third Party, NOT official item.

Rock Band Track Pk Vol2 Xbox 360

Rock Band Track Pk Vol2 Xbox 360
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Game supports 2-4 players in co-op or competitive gameplay with guitar, drum kit and microphone controllers, and supports a wide range of Rock Band, Guitar Hero and third-party controllers for use on the Xbox 360 platform.
  • Enjoy all your favorite Rock Band game modes and play mechanics including: Solo and Band Tour Mode, Quickplay, Tug of War, Score Dual, and song unlock progression.
  • Rock Band Track Pack: Vol. 2 is a standalone game which means that it does not require ownership of Rock Band or Rock Band 2 to play.
  • Xbox 360 software ships with download codes to import all of these tracks from Xbox LIVE Marketplace for use directly in Rock Band and Rock Band 2.
  • Bust out the denim and put on your Rock-n-Roll attitude for 20 rocking tunes pulled from the 80, 90, all the way up to the current day, distilled to perfection on one disc, all utilizing the original master recordings.
  • Game supports 2-4 players in co-op or competitive gameplay with guitar, drum kit and microphone controllers, and supports a wide range of Rock Band, Guitar Hero and third-party controllers for use on the Xbox 360 platform.
  • Enjoy all your favorite Rock Band game modes and play mechanics including: Solo and Band Tour Mode, Quickplay, Tug of War, Score Dual, and song unlock progression.
  • Rock Band Track Pack: Vol. 2 is a standalone game which means that it does not require ownership of Rock Band or Rock Band 2 to play.
  • Xbox 360 software ships with download codes to import all of these tracks from Xbox LIVE Marketplace for use directly in Rock Band and Rock Band 2.
  • Bust out the denim and put on your Rock-n-Roll attitude for 20 rocking tunes pulled from the 80, 90, all the way up to the current day, distilled to perfection on one disc, all utilizing the original master recordings.

Guitar Hero Aerosmith

Guitar Hero Aerosmith
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020
  • Venues from historical moments during the band's illustrious career offer the experience of "sweet emotion" and further capture the essence of the band's rise to fame.
  • Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, the first game built around the legendary music of America's Greatest Rock 'N Roll Band: Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer.
  • This latest installment from the franchise with the #1 best-selling video game in 2007, puts players in the shoes of Perry (guitar), Whitford (guitar) and Hamilton (bass), as they rock out alongside frontman Tyler and drummer Kramer.
  • Gamers will experience Aerosmith's Grammy winning career, from their first gig to becoming rock royalty, in a way that no other entertainment vehicle offers.
  • As fans progress through their careers in the game, they can rock out to scores of Aerosmith's greatest hits, as well as songs from celebrated artists that the band has either performed with or has been inspired by in some way.

Guitar Hero II/Guitar Hero Aerosmith Dual Pack

Guitar Hero II/Guitar Hero Aerosmith Dual Pack
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020
  • Dual Pack - One case includes both games

HDE USB Controller Breakaway Cable for Xbox 360 Rock Band and Guitar Hero Controller Compatible USB Breakaway Cables for Xbox 360 Wired Game Controllers (2 Pack)

HDE USB Controller Breakaway Cable for Xbox 360 Rock Band and Guitar Hero Controller Compatible USB Breakaway Cables for Xbox 360 Wired Game Controllers (2 Pack)
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020
  • Protect your Microsoft Xbox 360 from trip and smash incidents when using wired controllers, breakaway cables keep your console safe when controller cables are suddenly pulled
  • Compatible with Rock Band and Guitar Hero wired guitars and drums, dance pads used in games such as DDR, and other gaming devices that utilize breakaway connections
  • USB connection allows supported dance pads and instruments to be used with PC games supporting such inputs | Please Note: Not all games supported, check game requirements prior to purchase
  • Dark grey breakaway cable is designed to match existing controller cables and seamlessly blend in to your gaming setup
  • Package Contents: 2 x Breakaway Cables for Xbox 360 | Cable measures 10.25 inches in length

Microsoft Unlocks Game Development and Encourages Everyone to "Dream-Build-Play"

Microsoft challenges developers to bring ideas to life on the Xbox 360 and Windows platforms.

Delivering on its commitment to offer the best and most accessible hardware, software and services for game developers on the Microsoft® gaming platforms, Microsoft and its partners also showcased a suite of new products that will help developers of every level turn their dreams into reality. From the hobbyist to professional developers in the largest studios, Microsoft's investments in game development technologies are helping to spark a new creative era while ensuring the best games are being built for Microsoft platforms.

Dream-Build-Play XNA Contest Offers $10,000 Grand Prize

Dream-Build-Play is a global contest that offers aspiring game developers the opportunity to showcase their innovation and talent to the world. More than 20 winners will be selected to win fantastic prizes with a total value of more than $40,000 from Microsoft, Alienware, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Inc., Autodesk Inc. and Softimage Co.

The contest will culminate in the extraordinary grand prize that includes an opportunity for the winner to receive an Xbox LIVE Arcade publishing contract, providing a chance to showcase the winner's game on Xbox LIVE Arcade. Dream-Build-Play is open to any user of XNA Game Studio Express, including the GarageGames Torque X platform. No purchase is necessary to compete. The contest ends July 2, 2020, and winners will be announced Aug. 13 at Microsoft Gamefest 2020 in Seattle. Additional contest details, including detailed eligibility and entry requirements, are available at .

Great Games by Great Storytellers Using Great Tools

Also at GDC this week, Microsoft will spotlight the ways that some of the most innovative game creators in the industry are bringing their visions to life on Microsoft gaming platforms. On Tuesday, March 6, Microsoft Game Studios will present "The Evolution of RPG Development," a panel discussion hosted by journalist Geoff Keighley that will feature Hironobu Sakaguchi of Mistwalker, Peter Molyneux of Lionhead Studios and Ray Muzyka of BioWare Corp., the creators of the most highly anticipated role-playing games of the next generation.

In addition, to celebrate the launch of the Dream-Build-Play global contest, Microsoft will showcase a new era of game creators through the XNA Game Studio Express Challenge. GDC attendees will have a chance to see some of the brightest beacons in game development from around the world gathering at the XNA lobby bar at the Moscone Center in San Francisco to create four games in four days using XNA Game Studio Express tools.

The power of the XNA tools is demonstrated with today's announcement of "Schizoidâ„¢" (Torpex Games LLC), an upcoming game that will be the first Xbox LIVE Arcade title built using XNA Game Studio Express. "Schizoid" is a co-op action game in which teamwork matters like never before, as gamers and their friend or AI ally protect each other from barrages of glowing enemies. The title is scheduled to launch on Xbox LIVE Arcade before the end of 2020.

New XNA Tools for Game Developers of All Levels

In December 2020, Microsoft launched XNA Game Studio Express, a set of free software tools for use on Windows® that enables anyone to build, play and share their amazing game creations. Microsoft simultaneously launched the XNA Creators Club, enabling the development and playing of XNA Game Studio Express games on the Xbox 360™ system as well. Microsoft today announced new software tools that will work with XNA Game Studio Express to make game development for Windows and Xbox 360 even easier.

· GarageGames Torque X Engine. Members of the XNA Creators Club will receive a license to the Torque X Engine, including the Torque Game Builder toolset for Torque X, as a free membership benefit.

· SOFTIMAGE|XSI. Softimage is developing new 3-D solutions based on its XSI 3-D software for game creators and exclusive content for members of the XNA Creators Club to support the XNA platform scheduled for release later this year.

· Allegorithmic ProFX. In addition to the free MapZone 2-D texture editor released today, Allegorithmic is developing an enhanced version exclusively for XNA Creators Club members that will offer support for procedural textures, additional texture libraries and custom content processors for use with the XNA Framework Content Pipeline. The enhanced version of MapZone will be made available to active members of the XNA Creators Club at no additional cost and will be available later this year.

The XNA Creators Club is available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for $49 for a four-month subscription or $99 for an annual subscription.

About Xbox 360

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