Guitar Hero, now in its fourth iteration, has sold in excess of 14 million units in the US alone, setting an industry record.
Gamers have downloaded more than five million additional songs for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock in the 10 weeks since its launch, costing $2.50 each or $6.25 for three.
"Guitar Hero is one of the biggest brands and one of the most powerful distribution platforms in entertainment today," said Michael Griffith, president and chief executive at Activision Publishing.
"Guitar Hero's popularity with broad audiences is a confirmation that video games have become a true mass medium."
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