Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier record label dedicated to licensing and distributing video game soundtracks, today released the official soundtrack for Halo Wars 2 on CD. The album will be available for digital download and via streaming services including Amazon, iTunes and Sumthing.com on February 21.
Halo Wars 2 is an action-packed RTS for everyone on the biggest Halo battlefield ever, and is the long-awaited sequel to the best-selling console real-time strategy (RTS) of all time, “Halo Wars.” In “Halo Wars 2,” players will lead armies of Spartans and other Halo fighting forces like Warthogs, Scorpions, and exciting new units in a brutal war against a terrifying new enemy, The Banished. The soundtrack features more than two hours of original music by composing team Gordy Haab, Brian Trifon and Brian Lee White, and builds on the legendary legacy of Halo music by Martin O’Donnell, Michael Salvatori and other great composers. The score was recorded at the iconic 20th Century Fox Studios.
Since its creation in the late 1990s by the world-renowned songwriter, musician and record producer, Nile Rodgers, Sumthing Else Music Works has become the acknowledged industry leader in licensing and distributing video game soundtracks. Possessing full in-house services worldwide, from retail marketing and sales through physical and digital distribution, Sumthing is partnered with the world’s leading video game developers and publishers including BioWare, Bungie, Capcom, Crystal Dynamics, Crytek, Deep Silver, Double Fine, Eidos-Montreal, Epic Games, Gearbox Software, Konami, Microsoft, Sega, Sony, Square-Enix, The Coalition and Ubisoft.
Their catalog of titles includes the best-selling video game soundtrack of all time, Halo 2: Volume One, as well as many award-winning and critically acclaimed titles including: Resident Evil 7 biohazard, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Gears of War 4, Assassin’s Creed series, Tom Clancy’s The Division, Far Cry Primal, Grim Fandango, Broken Age, Bloodborne, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, and Fantasia: Music Evolved.