Dance Central 3

Dance Central 3 box
Developer: Harmonix
Publisher: Microsoft
Genre: Music, Dance
Release Date: 16/10/2012
Requires Kinect Sensor

How do I import my Dance Central songs into
Dance Central 3?

Dance Central 3 supports all songs from previous Dance Central titles, including downloadable content! On-disc songs can be imported for 400 Microsoft Points per disc. If you have already imported the  original Dance Central songs, you do not need to import them again. All previously downloaded songs will load automatically as soon as you start Dance Central 3.

To import an earlier Dance Central game, have your manual handy and use an Xbox 360 controller to follow these instructions:

  1. Launch Dance Central 3.
  2. Make sure that you are signed into an Xbox LIVE-enabled gamer profile.
  3. From the Main menu in Dance Central 3, select OPTIONS.
  4. Select REDEEM CODE.

To Import Dance Central

  1. Enter the 16-digit code packaged with the original Dance Central. This code is either printed on the back of your manual or on a separate token card inside the game case. Make sure you are not entering the 25-digit code printed at the top of this card.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to purchase the Dance Central Export Pack.
  3. The song files will begin downloading. Once downloaded, the songs will automatically install in your Dance Central 3 library.

To Import Dance Central 2
(If you downloaded Dance Central 2 from Games on Demand skip directly to Step 2)

  1. Enter the 25-digit code printed on the back of your Dance Central 2 manual. Make sure you are not entering the 25-digit code printed on the token card inside the game case.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to purchase the Dance Central Export Pack.
  3. The song files will begin downloading. Once downloading is complete, the songs will automatically load in your Dance Central 3 library.

Q&A

How much will it cost?
Importing your original Dance Central soundtrack will cost US$5 (400 Microsoft Points equivalent).*
How much storage space will it require on my Xbox hard drive?
You will need to have an Xbox with a hard drive or USB storage device with the following available storage: The Dance Central 1 import pack is roughly 600 MB and the Dance Central 2 import pack is about 750 MB. Otherwise, each individual downloaded song is about 30 MB.
Do I need an Xbox LIVE subscription?
You will need to have an Xbox LIVE Silver (free) subscription and Internet access to download the import token
What happens if I purchase a used copy of Dance Central? Will the import code work?
Import codes are unique to each game manual included with the original Dance Central and are one-time use only. You will need to verify that the unique code found with your game manual has not been used; otherwise a new retail copy of Dance Central will need to be purchased to take advantage of the import functionality.

*Song imports require Xbox LIVE membership, Microsoft Points, and Hard Drive storage. See www.dancecentral.com for details.