Rock Band 4 interim patch goes live

rock band 4 gameplayA new Rock Band 4 patch has gone live on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The patch addresses issues suffered by both player bases, and while it doesn’t fix everything, Harmonix are still hard at work on all reported issues. If you find anything else bothering you, Harmonix insist you get in touch.

Below you can see the full list of patch notes, taken directly from Harmonix’s blog.


  • Allow custom characters as band stand-ins
    • Session musician screen now displays custom characters as well as the prefab characters
    • Quickplay now uses the most recent band’s stand-ins to populate characters
  • 5.1 surround crowd audio support and mic volume adjustment
  • Added functionality to support vocal overdrive deploy with touch pad for PlayStation 4
  • Added support for streaming audio for PlayStation 4


  • Fix for Xbox One = Lefty flip issue for Guitar Hero drums
  • Fix for PlayStation 4 = Guitar Hero: World Tour Guitar does not deploy overdrive when tilted
  • Fix for PlayStation 4 = The Beatles: Rock Band guitar unable to auto-calibrate


  • Fix to make it possible to earn guitar solo achievements even if you have guitar solo cues turned off
  • Fix band contribution for vocals when non-vocals deploy as well as code cleanup around vocal points
  • Changed facial expression for the loading pose to be less goofy
  • Tour fixes:
    • Fixed issue where City list can contain empty Cities if song content is uninstalled
    • Fix for issue with Tour Choice stuck in locked City
    • Fix for crash if player unlocks a City through a Tour that they’ve unlocked with a Fan Showcase first and not attempted any Shows in
    • Fix character preview getting stuck open when going into difficulty select/gameplay (and then continuing to be open when you go back to the shell)
  • Text fixes to address formatting issues
  • Fix for various crash bugs

[Source: Harmonix]

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