There is not a guitar included. Rocksmith 2014 Edition is the fastest way to learn guitar*. Plug in any real guitar or bass and join over 1 million people who have learned with the award-winning Rocksmith method. The all-new Rocksmith 2014 Edition is bigger, better, and faster than ever. Rebuilt from the ground-up, you’ll experience vastly improved features, a new look, more flexible and deeper practice tools, new techniques and tunings, over 50 new hit songs, and much more. With the revolutionary Session Mode, Rocksmith 2014 Edition takes guitar-learning to the next level by allowing you to play guitar with a virtual band that follows your every lead. Select from an assortment of backing instruments or styles, and Session Mode reacts to the notes you play. Start your journey with Rocksmith 2014 Edition. A proven method to learn guitar fast: National research studies have found that Rocksmith is the fastest way to learn guitar. Over 95% of players have improved their guitar skills. Whether you’re a beginner just picking up a guitar for the first time, or a seasoned player mastering your sound, Rocksmith gets you the results you need, fast. A reimagined experience: Newly redesigned menus and in-game interfaces are now clear, smooth, and lightning fast. It’s never been easier to play along and get feedback on your performance as you go. Learn your favorite songs: Select from over 50 new hit tracks, ranging from alternative rock, to heavy metal, to classic rock, and more. You will learn to play your favourite songs, step-by-step and note-for-note, with tutorials along the way. Rocksmith 2014 Edition is also backward compatible with the songs you have from the original Rocksmith. Designed for ease and speed: Features are now more accessible and flexible than ever. A new fully-customisable Riff Repeater lets you select your section, difficulty, and speed on-the-fly. Master Mode has been revamped to make learning by memory more accessible. Or jump into new and improved Guitarcade mini-games to hone your skills. An authentic guitar playing experience: Rocksmith 2014 Edition includes new tunings, techniques, effects, amps, pedals and tones for an unprecedented degree of accuracy and a deeper level of guitar learning than ever before. Learn to jam with Session Mode: Session Mode lets you experience playing alongside a virtual band. Choose your own combination of instruments to follow your lead. With on-screen prompts and objectives that motivate learning and improvement, you can enjoy the feeling of jamming whether you’re a beginner or advanced player.