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Guitar Hero Live to lose hundreds of songs as TV service bows out

Activision has announced that GHTV, the online streaming service for Guitar Hero Live, will be closing its curtains later this year.

GHTV is the way in which players access the majority of songs in Guitar Hero Live’s library, spending tokens to play and stream the online.

Upon its closure on December 1, 2018, you’ll no longer be able to stream hundreds of songs which are now available in the rhythm game.

Instead, you’ll be restricted to a small number of songs exclusive to the solo campaign, which includes the likes of You Me At Six, The 1975 and Katy Perry.

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Activision has confirmed that players are still able to use all items and in-game currency until the service shuts down. After that, nothing will be carried over.

Guitar Hero Live didn’t exactly set the world on fire in terms of sales, although it was still an exceptional rhythm that creatively rebooted the series:

“With the combination of the revamped control system and the endless content available in GHTV, you’re on to a winner with Guitar Hero Live. Although I still feel the live-action portions are a little gimmicky, there’s enough here to thoroughly recommend Guitar Hero Live.”

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