Activision announced in a press release that DJ Hero 2 will be coming out this fall. This time around they’ve added a bunch of new artists to mix and match like Dr. Dre, The Chemical Brothers, Kanye West, Metallica, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and over 85 others. DJ Hero 2 will have all-new social multiplayer game modes and innovative freestyle gameplay including DJ Battles that pit DJ against DJ in mixes produced specifically for battle gameplay. Also vocalists will be able to step into the spotlight with integrated on-screen singing and rapping of lyrics and rhymes while bringing the party to life with jump-in/jump-out Party Play. All the new additions will give virtual DJ’s the ability to crossfade, scratch and sample in over 70 speaker-blowing mashups from the hottest DJ’s and Producers around the world, including Deadmau5 – part of dance music’s elite – who will be starring as an in-game playable character.
Activision has decided to give us a taste of what’s in store for us, and will be releasing a demo out today June 8th to the 14th for both Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, be sure to download and start scratching.