This boxed version comes with the real tone cable.
Oh yeah! Newegg has the best current pre-order deal for Rocksmith for PC. Use the promo code BTEJNNJ35 to get $12 off any pre-order (not just Rocksmith) over $49.99. That makes Rocksmith only $67.99 (
$79.99). Free shipping is included!
This comes with the USB cable to hook your guitar up.
The release date is 10/16/2012.