Speaking to Pro-G today about all things Guitar Hero, Kai Huang, President and Co-Founder of RedOctane, has confirmed that the upcoming Guitar Hero 3 will feature online play.

Fans of the series had hoped that the recently released Xbox 360 version of Guitar Hero II would include online multiplayer support, but it wasn't to be.

Guitar Hero 3 is scheduled for released on all major platforms in winter 2007 and is in development at Neversoft. Harmonix, the original studio behind Guitar Hero, is now owned by MTV and is working with EA on Rock Band, a new multi-instrument title for PS3 and Xbox 360.

Check back soon for our full interview with Kai Huang.