04 Nov Learn more about XIII’s soundtrack with the music composer video interview!
Paris, November 4th, 2020 – Microids is delighted to present a video interview with Lionel Gaget, XIII’s music composer. Learn more about his work on the famous cel-shaded FPS released in 2003 and discover new gameplay sequences of the upcoming remake.
Lionel Gaget revisits his XIII soundtrack creation process and explains his choices of instruments made to fit the game’s intentions giving the title a very unique jazzy mood. Behind the piano, he details the strength of dynamic music, changing its rhythm to match the player’s actions.
Lionel Gaget also explains how he crafted a musical identity that follows every situation the player faces in the game, would it be a calm exploration, a suspenseful infiltration or an intense combat situation.
Microids and Ubisoft Music are proud to announce the digital availability of the album containing 11 remastered tracks on streaming platforms alongside the game launch (November 10th). The soundtrack will also soon be available on Vinyl.
As an appetizer, you can already listen to the track titled “Brighton Beach” here.
XIII will release on November 10th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The game will be available in 2021 on Nintendo Switch.
About the Story of XIII:
Who are you?
The country is still in shock after President Sheridan’s assassination.
You wake up injured and with amnesia on the shore of an east coast beach. The only clues about your identity are the number XIII tattooed on your collarbone and the key to a locker. Despite the memory loss, you realize not everything has been forgotten as you seem to have amazing reflexes comparable to a well-trained government agent. You will soon be on your way to uncover your past, discovering in the process your role in the murder of the US president and unveiling the most astonishing conspiracy in the country’s history. The vinyl of the soundtrack will be available soon.
Play as “XIII” – a man who has no memory about his identity – and try to find out the truth regarding the set up of a major conspiracy. Follow XIII in his search for his identity through a thrilling solo campaign and brutal fights!
Players will be delighted to hear the iconic soundtrack and voices from the original game!