Today, as 09/09/09, sees the long-awaited launch of the The Beatles: Rock Band music-themed video game.

To whet your appetite for the new title, here's a brief gallery of character art work and screen shots for the game.

The Limited Edition Premium Bundle for Xbox 360, PS3 and will is available now in the UK for £179.00.

This includes the game, a Hofner Bass controller, Beatles-inspired and Ludwig-branded Rock Band 2 drums with classic pearl finish and vintage replica Beatles kick drum head, microphone, microphone stand and "additional special content".

The game on its own goes on sale for an RRP of £39.99.

Are you planning on splashing out? Let us know in the comments box below.