Rock Band 1 vs Rock Band 2
Rock Band 1 and Rock Band 2 are music video games sequel to the original Rock Band. Players can try to match with original compositions and are scored on the basis of their ability to synchronize with musical notes. Players can play different instruments such as guitar, and drums and up to 4 players can play with Rock Band 2. There are major differences between Rock band 1 and Rock Band 2 that will be highlighted in this article to let buyers make an informed decision.
To start with, the biggest difference between Rock Band 1 and Rock band 2 is that the drums are now wireless, which is a big relief for the players. Rock Band 2 is backward compatible which implies you get content from 2 and can also download content of Rock Band 1.
The strummer is just like it was in Rock band 1, though it is firmer now. The fret buttons have been modified to give a better feel. As far as exteriors are considered, Rock band 2 has a faux wood finish that looks more appealing. New wireless drums have a reinforced kick pedal that looks more solid than it was in Rock Band 1 and the drum pads are also more sensitive. There is a target smack in the centre that ensures the player hits at centre and not the edges. Wireless drums mean that clumsy drummers do not trip over coffee tables around.
Another difference is that players have the ability to customize a character that can play all the instruments unlike the character in Rock Band 1 which was fixed to a specific instrument. Rock band 2 has more songs online to play plus you can play all the songs you had in Rock band1.
Rock band 2 has a Drum Trainer mode that allows novices to acclimate and improve their skills on drums. Rock band 1 only had a practice mode on songs for the players.
In conclusion, it can be said those who have had an opportunity to play both Rock band 1 as well as Rock band 2 are of the opinion that instruments of this version are quieter than those of Rock Band 1. Additionally, the new springiness of the drums and guitars makes playing instruments easier than in Rock Band 1.