Thanks to Scott over at CoffeeWithGames.com we have a snapshot of current play data for Guitar Hero 5 vs The Beatles: Rock Band. For his full analysis be sure and click on the link at the bottom of this article.
Guitar Hero 5 released on September 1, 2009 for the Wii. It had at least two versions for sale, one was the software version only and one was a “Guitar Bundle”. The Wii version of Guitar Hero 5 was developed by Vicarious Visions, and published/distributed by RedOctane and Activision. The game received a “Teen” rating from the ESRB with “Mild Lyrics, Mild Suggestive Themes” listed as content for gamers/parents to be aware of.
The Beatles: Rock Band was released on September 9, 2009 for the Wii, and it had at least three versions selling on Amazon.com at the time. The Wii version was developed by Pi Studios, and published/distributed by MTV Games and EA Distribution. The game received a “Teen” rating from the ESRB with “Mild Lyrics, Tobacco Reference” listed as content for gamers/parents to be aware of.
Both games released a little over 2 years ago, and we last looked at the data from May 3, 2010. Let’s take a look and see if The Beatles: Rock Band still has more Wii owners reporting data, or if perhaps Guitar Hero 5 has been strumming its way along, and has now passed The Beatles: Rock Band.
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Approx. Number of Players Having Reported Data
Guitar Hero 5 now has 98,021 Wii owners that have reported game-play through the Wii’s Nintendo Channel, with 741 days possibly reported.
The Beatles: Rock Band now has 96,834 Wii owners that have reported game-play through the Nintendo Channel, with 733 days possibly reported.