The Beatles released The Beatles 1 (also known as The Blue Album) and The Beatles 2 (also known as The Red Album) albums in the 1960s. These were collections of most of The Beatles singles during their time with EMI’s record label Parlophone.
Since their initial release, The Beatles have continually re-released their music on a variety of formats. The Beatles re-released The Beatles 1 with The Beatles 2 as The Red Album and The Blue Album in the 1970s. In 1987, The Beatles released their entire original UK studio album catalogue digitally on compact disc (CD) – which is now available through iTunes as The Beatles CD Collection as well as vinyl.
The Beatles also released The Beatles Anthology, a three-volume set of CDs, DVDs and books about the band. The first volume was released in 1995 and the third volume was released in 1996.
The Beatles 1 (2000) and The Beatles 2 (2004) are DVD collections of The Beatles music videos and films. The Beatles Rock Band (2009) is a video game that allows players to perform The Beatles songs on guitar, bass, drums and vocals. The Beatles: Rock Band was developed by Harmonix and published by MTV Games. The game was released on the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and Nintendo DS platforms.