Rocksmith 2014 – See What’s New and Improved

Learning guitar is hard. You know it, we know it, and the team behind the Rocksmith franchise knows it. With the first Rocksmith, Ubisoft San Francisco created a new way to learn guitar using your Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 or PC along with an actual instrument. Since then, the developers have been hard at work revamping, redesigning and re-engineering everything. That’s right: everything. From how the dynamic difficulty settings to the ability to do anything you want at any time – along with better menus, drastically reduced latency, an upgraded interface, improved note detection and much more – Rocksmith 2014 is truly the fastest (and funnest) way to learn guitar. Find out more details in the video below.

More Rocksmith 2014 videos and features take center stage here:

Strumming Through Rocksmith 2014’s Lessons

Rocksmith 2014 – First Official Gameplay Footage

Rocksmith 2014 – Inside Session Mode

Rocksmith 2014

Rocksmith 2014

Rocksmith 2014

Release date — October 2013
Developer — Ubisoft San Francisco
The all-new Rocksmith 2014 Edition is bigger, better, and faster than ever. Rebuilt from the ground-up, you’ll experience vastly improved features, a new look, more flexible and deeper practice tools, new techniques and tunings, over 50 new hit songs, and much more. With the revolutionary Session Mode, Rocksmith 2014 Edition takes guitar-learning to the next level by allowing you to play guitar with a virtual band that follows your every lead. Select from an assortment of backing instruments or styles, and Session Mode reacts to the notes you play. Start your journey with Rocksmith 2014 Edition.

ESRB Rating: TEEN with Mild Lyrics and Mild Fantasy Violence
The Author

Gary Steinman has won numerous editorial awards, but you probably don’t care about that. He also ran multiple industry leading publications and websites including PlayStation: The Official Magazine,, PC Gamer and Newtype USA – but that’s all in the past. The real truth about Gary? He loves cats, he takes too many selfies on Facebook (according to one co-worker, at least), and he occasionally crochets. And now he’s helping share stories about Ubisoft’s amazing games and their incredible creators in his role overseeing the UbiBlog and other select Ubisoft social channels. Follow him on Twitter: @GarySteinman