Rock Band 3 had a rough time when it was originally launched, now Mad Catz is going to give it another go by re-releasing the game in time for the holidays. The re-release will bundle the game with a new wireless guitar.

From the press release:

    Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Harmonix® Music Systems, Inc., to re-release the critically acclaimed Rock Band 3 this holiday season and beyond. Mad Catz anticipates that it will bundle Rock Band 3 software with its popular Rock Band 3 Wireless Keyboard Controller, Wireless Fender™ Stratocaster™ Guitar Controller and Wireless Fender Mustang™ PRO-Guitar Controller, an instrument controller which allows gamers to learn to play real guitar and bass parts for Rock Band 3’s 83 song set list and regularly released downloadable PRO-Guitar content.

    Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. stated, “We are pleased to assume publishing responsibilities for Rock Band 3 this holiday season. Rock Band is the ultimate interactive experience for any music fan, whether they’re looking for a great party game to share with friends, playing through Rock Band’s 3000 plus song library, or seeking out a fun way to learn guitar, drum or keyboard skills using Rock Band 3’s PRO Mode.”

    Rock Band 3, currently carries a Metacritic rating of 93, and is available now from all leading video game retailers.