Rocksmith 2014 uses the same cable to run your guitar into your computer as the original game. It would have been a right pain if not and an added cost that would have put me off upgrading till I saw it on sale. You may be the same.
Mike Madavi, the game’s community developer, answered a load of questions from fans about the game and posted them all in a video. Quite a few details come out of it.
Glad to hear Ubisoft are putting together another bundle. The first game could be bought packaged with an Epiphone Les Paul Junior guitar. It’s a pretty basic guitar but does a grand job if it’s your first instrument. Madavi was keeping quiet about the details of the bundle which suggests it will be a different guitar from the last. He did say it would be right-handed only and there wouldn’t be a bass guitar equivalent like there was with the first game.
A massively useful feature of the new game is that the tracks and DLC from the first game can be transferred to the second. This is more a boon for console players who would otherwise have to switch disks - with Steam we can more easily switch games - but it’s still a timesaver.
I picked up Rocksmith in the Steam sale last month but still haven’t picked up a Real Tone cable for the game. I’m very much looking forward to seeing how effective a practice/teaching tool Rocksmith is. I’m shit at guitar and if this can help it would make for a great game to recommend.