In a move, that is sure to generate hype: Activision has revealed that the soundtrack to Call of Duty Black Ops, will be available to download November 9th when the game drops. The digital only music features 30 tracks including scores from renowned film composer, Sean Murray. The tunes will be available through iTunes and other major retailers.
Selling at US$11.90 for the whole set list or US$0.99 per track, given our recent foreign exchange rate it’s a safe bet the Australian prices will be similar. the move comes as part of a distribution agreement between Fortuna of Universal music and Acitvision Publishing. After working on Call of Duty: World at War, Mr Murray returns to compose the Black Ops music. Releasing soundtracks is a more and more popular move in the industry these days, with many indi or smaller developers releasing them free on their websites to generate interest, including the makers of SHANK and Comic Jumper. the fact that Acitvision is charging, is of little surprise.
Call of Duty: Black Ops is rated MA 15+ in Australia and drops November 9th for all major platforms, as what is one of the most highly anticipated games this year