Microsoft and 343 Industries, in conjunction with new soundtrack partner 7Hz Productions, today announced the Halo 4 Original Soundtrack and a Limited Numbered Edition (OST) produced by composer Neil Davidge of Massive Attack fame will be available online and in stores on 22nd October 2012. The Halo 4 Original Soundtrack, featuring 15 tracks and over 75 minutes of unique music, marks the first time a new composer has taken the reins for the iconic series’ musical score since the launch of the original Halo game more than a decade ago.
The Halo 4 individually numbered and limited Special Edition 2-Disc Box Set will consist of the Halo 4 Remix Album, produced by Davidge in tandem with fourteen of the world’s most renowned electronica producers and artists, including DJ Skee, Sander Van Doorn, Gui Boratto and more. A first for the “Halo” franchise, the landmark remix project is a premier example of a video game drawing from the breadth and caliber of talent in the electronica music world, breaking new ground for the blockbuster franchise that has sold over 43 million game copies worldwide and generated nearly $3 billion in revenue.
All Soundtrack formats will be released by Microsoft’s new soundtrack partner, 7Hz Productions and affiliates: Friday October 19th, Australia & New Zealand (7Hz / Sony Music); Monday October 22nd UK & Eire, Europe & Japan (Essential), USA & Canada, South America (The End/RED).
Pre-order at: http://halowaypoint.com/halo4soundtrack
Launching on 6 November, 2012 exclusively on Xbox 360, Halo 4 is the next blockbuster installment of the iconic franchise that has shaped entertainment history and defined a generation of gamers.